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#Living Standards

# living-standards - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Rising rents have pushed the living wage up to €11.90 an hour

Despite rising housing costs, the price of food, clothing, health insurance and transport all fell in 2018.

# living-standards - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# living-standards - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Opinion: 'What standard of living do people want? What is required to deliver this?'

Now is the perfect opportunity to develop a new and radical social contract for Ireland’s second century, writes Dr Seán Healy.

# living-standards - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Stick with this guy and your living standards will improve every year until 2020

“We lost a decade during the recession and the lost decade is over now,” Michael Noonan said this morning.

# living-standards - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18

Before you read on, bear in mind that Geneva tops the world’s Club Sandwich Index.

# living-standards - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Joan Burton admits Labour's failures on living standards

Meanwhile, Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has pledged to repeal the law on emergency public sector pay cuts.

# living-standards - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Young people 'delusional' about income needed in retirement - survey

A Red C poll commissioned by the Irish Association of Pension Funds says too few young people appreciate how much they’ll need.

# living-standards - Monday 6 February, 2012

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'

A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.