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# euro - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

More than €800,000 worth of old Irish pounds redeemed in 2019

This is the lowest exchange amount made in the last five years.

# euro - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?

Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.

# euro - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018

Statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that 100,755 used cars were imported last year.

# euro - Monday 3 December, 2018

Poll: Do you think Ireland was right to join the euro? Penny For Your Thoughts This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland was right to join the euro?

This month marks 20 years since the currency was introduced to the market.

# euro - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds? Brexit Claims This post contains videos

Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds?

David Davis thinks you can.

# euro - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 Touch of déjà vu for Cullen as Sexton knock opens door for Ross Byrne Byrne Up

Touch of déjà vu for Cullen as Sexton knock opens door for Ross Byrne

The head coach hopes to see Johnny Sexton, Sean O’Brien and Rory O’Loughlin fit to feature against Glasgow next weekend.

# euro - Monday 9 October, 2017

From The42 Erasmus: Added attacking threat makes Munster a better contender in Europe this season SUAF

Erasmus: Added attacking threat makes Munster a better contender in Europe this season

The southern province are confident that a sharp upturn in discipline will put them in good position this weekend.

# euro - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Meath great-grandparents €100k richer after two Lotto wins in three days

The couple say they “won’t be going mad”.

# euro - Monday 24 April, 2017

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.

# euro - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar

One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.

# euro - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

Brexit speculation is sending the pound's value up and down

The exchange rate is all over the place.

# euro - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves Clean Up

# euro - Saturday 19 March, 2016

How the world's currencies got their names

The Euro is pretty obvious, but other currency names have more interesting origins.

# euro - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

# euro - Monday 23 November, 2015

The poor euro is getting pummelled again

Things were looking OK there for a while.

# euro - Sunday 11 October, 2015

We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived

€4.1 billion in punts, overall. That’s a hell of a lot of Communion money.

# euro - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# euro - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# euro - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

# euro - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# euro - Monday 6 July, 2015

The Greek people have said no – so what's next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# euro - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout? Your Say This post contains a poll

# euro - Saturday 4 July, 2015

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# euro - Friday 3 July, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

# euro - Monday 29 June, 2015

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?

European finance ministers are on edge – are you concerned?

# euro - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# euro - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Five reasons Ireland should be supporting Greece

Our Finance Minister has sided with the most hardline of Greece’s creditors this week – and that’s wrong, writes Ronan Burtenshaw.

# euro - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Kids in Kildare are donating their Communion money to keep their local pool open

The second oldest swimming pool in Ireland will close this summer – but locals are up in arms about it.

# euro - Sunday 14 June, 2015

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# euro - Friday 3 April, 2015

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)

That’s 17.5 MILLION Easter eggs this year between the lot of us, according to Repak.

# euro - Monday 16 March, 2015

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro

Put it this way – it’s a good time to be a US tourist in Europe.

# euro - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the euro on a downward spiral, a solid-gold Apple Watch and Blurred Lines.

# euro - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon

The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.

# euro - Monday 9 March, 2015

How much lower can the euro go?

The currency is headed towards equal footing with the US dollar.

# euro - Friday 6 March, 2015

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro

The ECB will start its €1.1 trillion spending programme on Monday and that’s hitting the currency hard.

# euro - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# euro - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money - and returns to talks today

In the worst case scenario, a chaotic “Grexit” could jeopardise the whole euro project.

# euro - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

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