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#Fees

# fees - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Parking charges contributes €100 million to the Exchequer every year

Parking is a big money-maker for local authorities who make €115 million on paid parking.

# fees - Thursday 5 September, 2013

# fees - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year

Legal fees related to the Bank Guarantee account for much of the expenditure, but other consultancies cost the State around half a million euro.

# fees - Friday 2 August, 2013

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints

Worryingly, six per cent of parents in a survey also said they could not afford to bring a sick child to the doctor over the past year.

# fees - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

# fees - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print

High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.

# fees - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

The USI said Joe O’Connor has firsthand experience with the college grant system which will help him represent struggling students.

# fees - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that hiking up the cost of prescriptions for people on low incomes could end up costing the government a lot more money than it will save.

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.

# fees - Thursday 15 November, 2012

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

# fees - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

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Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

# fees - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.

# fees - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

# fees - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

# fees - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

As another company enters the Irish health insurance market, we’re asking: do you have insurance?

# fees - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics

How much will the US’s aid cuts to Pakistan really matter? And just how many priests have been connected with abuse allegations?

# fees - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Students’ college fees could rocket within two years

The Higher Education Authority says surging demands on the education system could mean fees could be doubled or more.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# fees - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll

The union’s members have voted in favour of maintaining the USI’s current position in campaigning for fully Exchequer-funded fees.

# fees - Monday 21 May, 2012

Over €90k in household charge fees collected from THREE people

Three landlords, who own at least 300 properties, have paid – in full – for the household charges they are liable for.

# fees - Friday 18 May, 2012

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans Exclusive

The government started talking with AIB last December with the idea that students would pay back loans based on their future income.

# fees - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

# fees - Friday 9 March, 2012

The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education

The government promised to deliver a lot of changes in education – but one year in, has it delivered?

# fees - Friday 13 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

The fire brigade’s assistance at a road traffic accident will cost between €485 and €610 per hour.

# fees - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Readers' Panel: Student

Budget 2012 has brought a €250 registration fee increase for third-level students, cut student grants by 3 per cent, and cut maintenance payments for new postgrad entrants.

# fees - Monday 5 December, 2011

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

Student registration fee to rise again by €250

The increase will have a serious impact on families across the country, the Union of Students in Ireland has warned.

Student protesters target third FG TD's office

Eoghan Murphy TD’s office in Ranelagh, Dublin is being occupied by students protesting against third-level grant cuts and increased fees.

# fees - Saturday 3 December, 2011

TD 'reluctant to involve gardaí' in student occupation of his office

Fine Gael TD Anthony Lawlor says the protest raises security concerns, but “the last thing I want is to get them in any sort of trouble”

# fees - Friday 2 December, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch upon the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# fees - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# fees - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.

# fees - Thursday 17 November, 2011

USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest

A student group affiliated to the Occupy movement claims USI and Gardaí combined to stop them from joining yesterday’s rally.

# fees - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

In pics: Third-level students march in free fees protest Student Protest This post contains images

In pics: Third-level students march in free fees protest

Gorillas, Pinocchio and dogs make an appearance at a colourful – but angry – protest against any potential reintroduction of fees.

Students march against reintroduction of fees Student Protest This post contains videos

Students march against reintroduction of fees

Tens of thousands of students marched through the streets of the capital today – protesting against the possible reintroduction of third level fees or cutting of maintenance grants.

Thousands of students expected to march against fees

A march is to take place in Dublin today where students and families will descend on Government buildings to protest against the possible re-introduction of third-level fees.

# fees - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Ryanair described the situation as a “DAA monopoly” – but Dublin Airport says that under the regulator’s formula, there is an increase in next year’s price cap, but it has decided not to pass this on to passengers.