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# billion - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Gardaí issue warning ahead of Black Friday as €4 billion worth of online sales expected in next month

Gardaí said the potential for fraud increases around the Christmas period.

# billion - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund

Another €500m is to be added to the fund annually from 2019.

# billion - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Poll: Should we take the Apple money? Taxes This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

The tech giant could be forced to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes when interest is taken into account as a result of the decision.

# billion - Thursday 28 July, 2016

It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones

It took more than nine years for it to pass that marker.

# billion - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Apple is expected to announce a major milestone tonight

But it may not help it reverse a slowdown in iPhone sales.

# billion - Friday 23 October, 2015

The controversy around Nama's property deal has just gotten deeper

The company is under investigation for its role in a deal in Northern Ireland.

# billion - Friday 23 January, 2015

McDonald's has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year

The restaurant has today released its figures for the 2014 period.

# billion - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

€2.3 billion needed for water infrastructure as closing date looms

Almost 1 million people have registered with the utility company.

# billion - Thursday 30 October, 2014

European loan of €100 million to give power to the south-west

The money is the second part of a €200 million ESB agreement with the European Investment Bank.

# billion - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

# billion - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room

They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.

# billion - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Whiskey's going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years...

15 new distilleries are to be developed across Ireland over the next decade, plus an Irish Whiskey Association has been set up.

# billion - Saturday 21 September, 2013

German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target ECB

German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target

Jorg Asmussen said he thought Ireland had made significant progress.

# billion - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Dell looking to trim costs by more than $2 billion. But how?

The computer manufacturer is looking to cut around $2 billion in costs over the next three years.

# billion - Friday 29 July, 2011

World's population to hit seven billion this year...

… and over 10 billion by 2100. Most of a 2.3bn increase by 2050 will be in less developed regions.