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# levies - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland

Aug 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,532 Views 26 Comments

Latest estimates from local authorities suggest there are more than 750,000 tyres dumped around the country.

# levies - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Johnny Healy Rae: 'Kerry farmers work for €2 to €3 an hour with no pension scheme or social welfare'
# Development Levies
# Development Levies

Johnny Healy Rae: 'Kerry farmers work for €2 to €3 an hour with no pension scheme or social welfare'

Aug 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 15,235 Views 119 Comments

I own a small farm at the bottom of Mangerton Mountain. It’s far from the land in the Curragh but I wouldn’t give it away for all the gold in China, writes Johnny Healy Rae.

# levies - Thursday 7 May, 2015

If the banks continue to 'gouge' mortgage-holders, maybe it's time to gouge them back...
# Pack Of Bankers
# Pack Of Bankers

If the banks continue to 'gouge' mortgage-holders, maybe it's time to gouge them back...

May 7th 2015, 6:49 PM 18,853 Views 41 Comments

AIB aside, Ireland’s main banks have refused to drop their rates despite record numbers of mortgages being in trouble.

# levies - Monday 8 September, 2014

What do people think of Leo's big plan to tackle health insurance?
# Everybody Freeze
# Everybody Freeze

What do people think of Leo's big plan to tackle health insurance?

Sep 8th 2014, 11:38 AM 11,793 Views 41 Comments

The recently-installed health minister wants companies to freeze their prices. But can his big idea work? Here’s what people think of it…

# levies - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Developers owe local councils over €570 million
# Arrested Development
# Arrested Development

Developers owe local councils over €570 million

Aug 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,122 Views 20 Comments

Development levies are used to offset the cost of developments to the public.

# levies - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax?

Apr 24th 2014, 9:37 AM 8,261 Views 60 Comments

Reports today suggest that Fine Gael could be committing to this as part of their local elections manifesto.

# levies - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced

Dec 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 318 Views 25 Comments

Clearly insurers are not building a mixed age profile of customers under their own steam, writes Patricia Conboy, who says those that don’t should be penalised.

# levies - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Budget 2014: What could be this year's Wine Tax Factor?
# Crisps With Notions
# Crisps With Notions

Budget 2014: What could be this year's Wine Tax Factor?

Oct 12th 2013, 11:30 AM 12,374 Views 51 Comments

Yes, the distracting levies that put the WTF in the Budget announcement.

# levies - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads
# Read My Lips
# Read My Lips

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads

Jan 18th 2012, 8:50 AM 2,569 Views 24 Comments

The Transport Minister has said that proposals to impose new tolls on roads in Ireland have been scrapped.

# levies - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Column: I don't have political leanings - but neither, it seems, has Labour
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I don't have political leanings - but neither, it seems, has Labour

Jan 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 19 Views 21 Comments

This week, former trader Nick Leeson explains how he left London believing all UK political parties were the same – and how it looks like Ireland’s Labour party is also losing its Robin Hood status.