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# cost - Monday 20 April, 2020

Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen

The Taoiseach said he hopes pubs can open again before a vaccine is found.

# cost - Friday 21 June, 2019

The cost of food and drink in Ireland far higher than the EU average, new study finds

Ireland was second only to Finland when it came to the cost of alcohol in the EU.

# cost - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m

Between 1996 and 2018, there have been nine fatalities on that stretch of the N4.

# cost - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Only 5 applications approved for CCTV crime prevention scheme set up in lieu of garda station

Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands is being spent on security and maintenance for closed garda stations that have not yet been sold.

# cost - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Leo wanted the HSE to save money by re-using crutches, but was told it was a non-runner

The Taoiseach said the government will be looking with ‘laser-like detail’ at how to get value for money in the health service.

# cost - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?

Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?

# cost - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today updated the Cabinet on that aftermath of the recent weather conditions.

# cost - Thursday 14 December, 2017

The Garda Band has cost taxpayers €5.5 million over the past three years

Members of the band, none of whom are involved in policing duties, were paid an average of €58,985 each last year.

# cost - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Children with rare disorder attend Dáil as Harris says drug company must act in an ethical manner

The HSE made a decision earlier this month not to add it to the reimbursement list.

# cost - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Customers will be able to take a 6 month break from their health insurance without being penalised

The approval of the Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017 today will result in better value for those who have private health insurance.

# cost - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

There's been an increase in jellyfish sightings on Irish beaches - here's what to do if you see one

“If a child starts poking them they’re likely to get stung,” John Leech of the Irish Water Safety said.

# cost - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

VHI set to cut the price of health insurance on 26 of its plans

The changes are to take effect from 1 November.

# cost - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# cost - Monday 24 July, 2017

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people

Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within 10 years.

# cost - Monday 23 January, 2017

Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit Local Town This post contains a poll

Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit

Jim Daly says he would be vehemently opposed to any reductions in rural services.

# cost - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why

New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.

# cost - Friday 30 December, 2016

Calls for large fines and jail sentences for those that damage defibrillators

Gardaí are investigating an incident in Arklow town in which three men were caught on camera destroying a defibrillator.

# cost - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp

Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.

# cost - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you

Make sure you have some deep pockets.

# cost - Monday 15 August, 2016

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners

The latest national survey finds a quarter of businesses were impacted by crime last year.

# cost - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'

Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.

# cost - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

'I've been trying to bring cheap medicine to Irish patients. Too many are struggling to pay'

I used to dread bringing an inhaler out to a patient and asking for €85, writes Shane O’Sullivan.

# cost - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

# cost - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly

Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# cost - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Two government departments are getting a €4 million facelift

The project has now started and will continue until Autumn of this year.

# cost - Friday 13 November, 2015

Here's how much the GAA, FAI and IRFU pay the gardaí for policing events

The GAA paid the gardaí almost €423,000 last year and over €313,000 in 2013.

# cost - Friday 18 September, 2015

This is how long you have to work to buy a Big Mac in Dublin

Financial firm UBS have released a list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in.

# cost - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 Samoa's union records hefty financial loss for historic All Blacks visit Moneyball

Samoa's union records hefty financial loss for historic All Blacks visit

You can’t put a price on the value of a positive impression.

# cost - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

Sports matches and concerts are one thing, but the have been criticisms of payments requested from community groups.

# cost - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

How much for one raptor?

# cost - Thursday 21 May, 2015

How much money do you have to pay out to inherit a house?

Some properties can be too expensive to inherit.

# cost - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things Irish people are obsessed with the price of, according to Google Research

# cost - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet

The EU Parliament wants them stopped but the EU Council says more time is needed.

# cost - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# cost - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Ireland is the third most expensive place in Europe for a night out

Tell us something we don’t know, right?

# cost - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# cost - Friday 19 December, 2014

It's going to be more expensive to take a taxi next year

The maximum taxi fare is to increase by an average of 4% after Easter

# cost - Monday 1 December, 2014

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

# cost - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year*

*According to one survey, at least.

# cost - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013

Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.

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