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#household

# household - All time

It costs over €17,000 per year to run a house - just under half the average wage
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

It costs over €17,000 per year to run a house - just under half the average wage

Nov 11th 2019, 6:30 AM 34,099 Views 42 Comments

People who took out a 90% mortgage this year are likely to pay out €11,000 per year.

Poll: Do you leave appliances running when you are not at home?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you leave appliances running when you are not at home?

Feb 12th 2018, 12:45 PM 37,149 Views 40 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme

Jun 29th 2017, 2:30 PM 25,751 Views 107 Comments

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Dishwasher
# Rage Against The Machine
From The Daily Edge
# Rage Against The Machine

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Dishwasher

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 7,355 Views 5 Comments

The single most stressful item in any home or office.

Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it
# Finances
# Finances

Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it

Oct 7th 2014, 1:08 PM 9,282 Views 6 Comments

The Insolvency Services said that it has met many people who don’t realise they are insolvent.

The Burning Question*: Should you heat up plates before dinner?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Should you heat up plates before dinner?

Sep 8th 2014, 3:15 PM 28,550 Views 36 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Dyson's first ever robotic vacuum cleaner is probably smarter than you are*
# Want Want Want
# Want Want Want

Dyson's first ever robotic vacuum cleaner is probably smarter than you are*

Sep 4th 2014, 3:53 PM 14,961 Views 37 Comments

*Maybe not but it does see more than you do.

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average
# POCKET MONEY
# POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:23 PM 24,488 Views 54 Comments

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

9 of the worst smells found in every Irish household
# Eau De Wha
From The Daily Edge
# Eau De Wha

9 of the worst smells found in every Irish household

Mar 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 51,943 Views 57 Comments

And, no, we don’t mean the ones that occasionally come from your beloved partner.

'Furniture Inferno' mattress sold on Irish market, investigation finds
# Safety Warning
# Safety Warning

'Furniture Inferno' mattress sold on Irish market, investigation finds

Feb 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 21,657 Views 10 Comments

A BBC investigation revealed products sold on the UK market that did not conform to safety specifications.

The Burning Question*: Do you put the spoon back in the sugar after stirring?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Do you put the spoon back in the sugar after stirring?

Nov 4th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,299 Views 51 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By IKEA

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house

Oct 24th 2013, 12:38 PM 21,054 Views 7 Comments

Looking for clever ways to get your kids helping out? Look no further.

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy
# Hive Of Activity
# Hive Of Activity

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy

Oct 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,351 Views 23 Comments

Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?

Sep 16th 2013, 2:45 PM 22,112 Views 54 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 life hacks to use around the house
# Chore Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Chore Thing

7 life hacks to use around the house

Sep 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 23,394 Views 25 Comments

Household chores just got A LOT simpler.

Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances
# How To
# How To

Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances

Aug 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 16,924 Views 22 Comments

Video ‘how to’ guides that you might find helpful…

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

May 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 974 Views 57 Comments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'
# Crash
# Crash

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'

May 14th 2013, 9:18 AM 7,533 Views 34 Comments

A new ESRI publication says that young households were more likely to become unemployed and many purchased a home prior to the crash.

Column: How spring cleaning can improve your happiness and productivity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How spring cleaning can improve your happiness and productivity

Mar 10th 2013, 1:00 PM 50 Views 10 Comments

The spring clean tradition gives us an opportunity to start afresh, get organised, and reassess things. Here’s how to do it, writes Ciara Conlon.

McDonald criticises plan to take property tax from bank accounts
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

McDonald criticises plan to take property tax from bank accounts

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:09 AM 9,748 Views 176 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said the idea was “simply wrong” at a time when households are experiencing financial distress.

Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope
# New Boss
# New Boss

Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope

Feb 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,961 Views 19 Comments

Monsignor Georg Gaenswein, the pope’s personal secretary, will keep his old job but will also oversee the new pope’s household.

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel?

Feb 4th 2013, 12:58 PM 24,933 Views 57 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 completely pointless* gadgets for the person who has everything
# That's Gift
From The Daily Edge
# That's Gift

7 completely pointless* gadgets for the person who has everything

Dec 20th 2012, 11:02 AM 18,893 Views 29 Comments

*Well, pretty much.

The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal?

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 95,011 Views 27 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table

Oct 26th 2012, 5:59 PM 8,586 Views 96 Comments

The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?

Oct 25th 2012, 10:14 AM 17,040 Views 253 Comments

Some householders are receiving warning letters in error but have you paid the €100 tax yet?

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error

Oct 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 7,462 Views 55 Comments

The agency responsible for administering and collecting the charge says that householders who have received a letter but have paid the charge should contact them.

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?

Oct 16th 2012, 9:44 AM 13,041 Views 126 Comments

Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

Sep 28th 2012, 12:52 PM 9,457 Views 45 Comments

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?

Sep 24th 2012, 12:00 PM 18,177 Views 50 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO
# Household And Family
# Household And Family

Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO

Sep 20th 2012, 3:21 PM 6,022 Views 18 Comments

The latest release from the Central Statistics Office delves into how Ireland’s households and families have changed since 2006.

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend
# Packaging
# Packaging

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 AM 5,510 Views 8 Comments

Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries
# Own Brand
# Own Brand

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries

Aug 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 8,498 Views 88 Comments

Latest Kantar figures show strong growth for Tesco in last quarter, while Aldi and Lidl are increasing their market share.

Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled

Aug 7th 2012, 5:06 PM 5,703 Views 42 Comments

Almost 7,000 customers had their gas or electricity disconnected in the first three months of this year.

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity
# Energy Index
# Energy Index

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity

Aug 7th 2012, 10:09 AM 1,859 Views 7 Comments

The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index cites supply issues and eurozone weakness as pushing fuel up.

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland
# Pricey
# Pricey

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland

Jun 23rd 2012, 1:09 PM 8,687 Views 50 Comments

Ireland ranked overall as the fifth most expensive place for consumer goods and services last year.

Household loans and mortgage lending down in April
# Lending
# Lending

Household loans and mortgage lending down in April

May 31st 2012, 2:23 PM 2,038 Views 5 Comments

Latest figures from the Central Bank show that the level of lending to Irish households continued to decline last month.

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?

Apr 23rd 2012, 11:45 AM 5,927 Views 46 Comments

This and very Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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