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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
# Fraud Prevention
# Fraud Prevention

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

Nov 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,880 Views 5 Comments

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
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund

Oct 9th 2018, 2:53 PM 9,921 Views 30 Comments

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
# Taxes

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

Aug 31st 2016, 9:37 AM 36,131 Views 136 Comments

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
# Milestone
# Milestone

It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones

Jul 28th 2016, 8:57 AM 10,128 Views 49 Comments

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
# Cross The Line
# Cross The Line

Apple is expected to announce a major milestone tonight

Jul 26th 2016, 6:07 AM 31,335 Views 29 Comments

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
# Project Arrow
# Project Arrow

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:42 PM 15,543 Views 71 Comments

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
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:08 PM 12,028 Views 57 Comments

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
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

€2.3 billion needed for water infrastructure as closing date looms

Jan 20th 2015, 11:31 AM 8,196 Views 76 Comments

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
# On The Grid
# On The Grid

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

Oct 30th 2014, 4:42 PM 9,721 Views 40 Comments

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
# New Gaffs
# New Gaffs

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

Oct 15th 2014, 7:40 AM 4,902 Views 11 Comments

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
# Gamechangers
# Gamechangers

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

Sep 8th 2014, 5:53 PM 25,578 Views 54 Comments

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...
# In High Spirits
# In High Spirits

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

Apr 9th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,107 Views 31 Comments

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
# ECB

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

Sep 21st 2013, 3:12 PM 5,777 Views 100 Comments

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?
# Dell
# Dell

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

Jun 14th 2012, 3:30 PM 3,037 Views 10 Comments

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...
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

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

Jul 29th 2011, 8:36 AM 469 Views 7 Comments

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