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# Cash

Last month
May 2023
# Cash
Quiz: How much do you know about European currencies?
Test your knowledge.
Last year
# Your Say
Poll: Should businesses be legally obliged to take cash?
A new review says businesses and certain sectors should be legislated to accept cash.
# wage bill
119 RTÉ staff members earned over €100,000 in basic salary last year
The broadcaster’s wage and salary bill last year declined marginally from €122.75 million to €121.84 million.
# Financial Abuse
Cash is crucial to victims of domestic abuse or coercive control, says Women's Aid
AIB this week said its plan to go cashless in 70 branches was a ‘mistake’.
# summer economic statement
Budget 2023 brought forward by two weeks to 27 September and to comprise €6.7 billion package
The government has published its Summer Economic Statement, which outlines the parameters for the Budget.
# Courts
Dublin man jailed for 18 months after €112,000 found in hidden compartment in his taxi
Kelly had been acting as a courier for €112,000.
# Arrest
Man (30s) arrested and €269k in cash seized in raids on international crime gang
The man is being held in west Dublin.
# holy smokes
Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.
# Cash
All four shortlisted Chelsea bidders have funds in place to make purchase
The four consortiums must submit their final offers on Thursday to the Raine Group.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Do you prefer paying with cash, card or contactless?
Though notes and coins are legal tender, the Central Bank says retailers can refuse them if they specify that in advance.
# card or cash
Concerns some customers may get 'left behind' as businesses move away from cash payments
Contactless payments have skyrocketed during the pandemic.
Contactless payments have skyrocketed during the pandemic.
With cash use dwindling, some businesses have stopped accepting notes and coins altogether.
Advocacy groups are warning that digital-only payments discriminate against some parts of society, writes Céimin Burke..
# windfall
National Lottery reveals list of third place winners as jackpot rolls over... again
A total of 209 people have benefited from the boosted prize funds, to a total of almost €16 million.
# Seized
Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid
€494,000 worth of drugs and €22,450 in cash were seized from Newbridge, Co Kildare.
# Rosslare
Revenue officers seize €181,000 in cash after searching truck bound for Spain
A man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the seizure.
# Charged
73-year-old man due in court over seizure of €100k in cash during property raid in Finglas
He will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am today.
# Greenways
Greenways and cyclepaths: €240 million set aside to improve nation's transport infrastructure
The money is for projects across the country.
# Horse Racing IReland
PAC to question Horse Racing Ireland over 'unusual circumstances' behind the loss of €389,000
The money was in control of a cash-in-transit company when it stopped operating and went into liquidation.
# Ballymun
Gardaí seize €170,000 in cash following north Dublin searches
Three properties were searched as part of Operation Tara today.
# M4
Organised crime gardaí seize €200k in cash after search of car on M4
The money was seized this morning.
# Thurles
Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary
A search was carried out last night near Thurles.
# Gardaí
Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure
The man appeared in court this evening.
# Searches
Six people arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €600,000 and €130,000 in cash
The drugs and cash were seized following a number of searches in Dublin and Wicklow.
# Money Laundering
Five males arrested and €70,000 in cash seized by gardaí in Dublin
The males were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.
# sole traders
New Government grant to give sole traders up to €1k to get back on their feet
Those who didn’t pay rates were ineligible for the Government’s original Restart Grant Plus Scheme.
Dublin woman who scooped €49.5 million jackpot says she's still in a state of shock
She said it still doesn’t feel real at this moment.
# Cash
Copper Face Jacks nightclub firm pays out €45.95 million dividend
€11.6 million was generated in night-club and bar sales last year.
# Arrests
Three men arrested after gardaí seize €700k in cash and €30k worth of drugs
The three men remain in garda custody.
'We're spending tomorrow's money today in order to keep afloat'
IRFU CEO Philip Browne has warned that the union needs international games to return urgently.
# Finances
£30m from CVC investment in the Pro14 a welcome boost for IRFU
Meanwhile, there is a drive to create more meaningful Test matches moving forward.
# Finances
World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions
Meanwhile, current talks over the 2020 calendar could lead to ‘long-term reform’ of the sport.
# Future of finance
From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society
Early adoption is led by the Nordics and Asia as infrastructure and societal acceptance plays catch up.
Super Rugby's Lions appoint 37-year-old Van Rooyen as head coach
Van Rooyen was S&C coach for the Johannesburg side before taking the reins for the Currie Cup.
# crackdown
CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids
Gardaí the operation is a significant development in the ongoing investigation targeting assets derived from the proceeds of crime.
# money mules
Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals
On average, there are 1,600 cases of money muling reported by Irish banks each year.
# Courts
Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m
The man was found with €500,000 in cash at Dublin Airport in 2015.
# Investigation
Internal garda probe after video emerges of €10k cash seizure being flaunted on camera
One of the individuals in the video can be heard stating that the cash had been seized at a checkpoint.
# Winner winner
There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million
The winning ticket was sold in the north east of the country.
# carlow arts festival
This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.
# Criminal Assets
Watches, mobile phones and €28,000 in cash all seized by gardaí
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carried out searches at seven sites.
# Political Donations
Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman
TDs and senators received almost €6,500 in donations.