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# money - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands

Sun 8:00 PM 54,203 Views 36 Comments

This week, our reader and his wife are busier than ever in lockdown between homeschooling and working.

# money - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 78,885 Views 62 Comments

This week, our reader is trying to keep busy in lockdown by reading, writing and running. He also shares his thoughts on life on the PUP, oh and says hello to Domhnall Gleeson.

# money - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 135,309 Views 134 Comments

This week, our reader is a primary school teacher documenting her spending while she juggles homeschooling of her own children and her pupils.

# money - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year
# Money
# Money

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:57 PM 15,968 Views 13 Comments

An exchequer surplus was recorded last month, but the government said this will be “entirely reversed” in February.

# money - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash
# Waterford
# Waterford

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 12,893 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí searched two vehicles in Butlerstown, Co Waterford, yesterday.

# money - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today
# Money Owed
# Money Owed

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today

Dec 1st 2020, 12:43 PM 25,242 Views 22 Comments

Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.

# money - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin

Nov 15th 2020, 8:00 PM 94,823 Views 54 Comments

This week, our reader details how she’s staying fit and keeping her spending under control as she works hard during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# money - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,292 Views 6 Comments

Contingency money and a recovery fund of over €5bn has been put aside for next year.

# money - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,858 Views 35 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said the money will have to be paid back.

# money - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says
# Money
# Money

Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says

Aug 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 17,913 Views 12 Comments

The average card transaction in pubs has increased by 50% since last year.

# money - Monday 13 July, 2020

Eoin McGee: Survive without takeaway coffee during the lockdown? Here's what we can learn from that and other broken spending habits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin McGee: Survive without takeaway coffee during the lockdown? Here's what we can learn from that and other broken spending habits

Jul 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 35,611 Views 7 Comments

Financial planner Eoin McGee has some advice on how to approach your finances as we emerge from lockdown.

# money - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A software engineer in Dublin living with her boyfriend and three flatmates during the shutdown
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A software engineer in Dublin living with her boyfriend and three flatmates during the shutdown

May 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 76,470 Views 64 Comments

This week, our reader finds she’s enjoying slowing down while staying at home during the shutdown, and is spending less.

# money - Sunday 12 April, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 55-year-old office administrator from Galway with four children
# Money Diary
# Money Diary

How I Spend my Money: A 55-year-old office administrator from Galway with four children

Apr 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 86,327 Views 62 Comments

This week, our reader details the week she spent in early March as Covid-19 became a public health issue in Ireland.

# money - Thursday 9 April, 2020

U2 are donating €10 million to fund PPE for healthcare workers in Ireland
# Bono
# Bono

U2 are donating €10 million to fund PPE for healthcare workers in Ireland

Apr 9th 2020, 12:20 PM 39,572 Views 176 Comments

The money will be spent securing personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.

# money - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'
# Wages
# Wages

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'

Apr 8th 2020, 1:07 PM 97,119 Views 48 Comments

The government says the temporary wage subsidy scheme is not being taxed at the time at which you receive it.

# money - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams
# Banking
# Banking

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams

Mar 31st 2020, 2:18 PM 20,260 Views 21 Comments

Figures from the BPFI show €12m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

# money - Monday 24 February, 2020

Warning over increase in fake Euro notes as  'prop money' with value of over €430k seized
# Scam
# Scam

Warning over increase in fake Euro notes as 'prop money' with value of over €430k seized

Feb 24th 2020, 12:20 PM 27,625 Views 32 Comments

The use of fraudulent currency when making purchases is an offence.

# money - Sunday 16 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 57,417 Views 24 Comments

This week, our reader shows how he manages to keep his spending down because he gets his meals at work.

# money - Sunday 2 February, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old back living at home and on the dole after over a year travelling
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old back living at home and on the dole after over a year travelling

Feb 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 82,203 Views 138 Comments

This week, our reader details her spending while on social welfare benefits after taking a year out to travel.

# money - Monday 30 December, 2019

Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI'
# State Funding
# State Funding

Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI'

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 12:07 PM 37,280 Views 137 Comments

Amid debts of around €62 million, the FAI recently asked government for a bailout of €18 million.

# money - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops
# We Buy Gold
# We Buy Gold

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops

Dec 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,024 Views 24 Comments

There was concern when these shops first opened in Ireland that they were being used by burglars to offload stolen jewellery.

# money - Friday 15 November, 2019

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,073 Views 34 Comments

We take a look at the issues it has been having with its finances, and what it is planning to do about this.

# money - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,892 Views 42 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# money - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says Englishman who left €1.7m to Sinn Féin was a ‘rebel with a cause’
# Donation
# Donation

Mary Lou McDonald says Englishman who left €1.7m to Sinn Féin was a ‘rebel with a cause’

Sep 11th 2019, 2:07 PM 25,244 Views 42 Comments

The man left the money to Sinn Féin in his will.

# money - Monday 12 August, 2019

'The expenditure is just going up and up and up' - Sligo LGFA appeal for financial support for All-Ireland semi
# Caught For Cash
From The42
# Caught For Cash

'The expenditure is just going up and up and up' - Sligo LGFA appeal for financial support for All-Ireland semi

Aug 12th 2019, 8:17 PM 7,958 Views 14 Comments

The Connacht side face Tipperary at Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park on Saturday.

# money - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020
# Cash In The Kitty
# Cash In The Kitty

'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020

Jun 25th 2019, 2:59 PM 14,435 Views 29 Comments

The Summer Economic Statement tells us what money we have to spend in October’s Budget.

# money - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Facebook announces plans for new cryptocurrency to come into operation as early as 2020
# Libra
# Libra

Facebook announces plans for new cryptocurrency to come into operation as early as 2020

Jun 18th 2019, 10:30 PM 9,986 Views 23 Comments

Facebook and some two dozen partners released a prototype of Libra as an open source code for developers interested in weaving it into apps, services or businesses/

# money - Sunday 19 May, 2019

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million

May 19th 2019, 9:45 AM 35,058 Views 15 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in the north east of the country.

# money - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
# Carlow Arts Festival
# Carlow Arts Festival

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,238 Views 24 Comments

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

# money - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year
# Cashing In
# Cashing In

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year

Apr 25th 2019, 5:41 PM 38,275 Views 57 Comments

In 2018, gross sales reached €574 million and pushed the total value of the fund up to €3.4 billion.

# money - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Two people released following arrests in Sligo over illegal money lending
# Extortion
# Extortion

Two people released following arrests in Sligo over illegal money lending

Updated Apr 2nd 2019, 10:46 PM 30,097 Views 15 Comments

A man, woman and teenage girl were arrested today.

# money - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC
# Global Game
From The42
# Global Game

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

Mar 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,835 Views 45 Comments

News of the bid comes on the eve of a crucial World Rugby meeting about the proposed Nations Championship.

# money - Monday 4 February, 2019

UK Moneylender charging nearly 50% APR opens for business in Ireland
# Amigo Loans
# Amigo Loans

UK Moneylender charging nearly 50% APR opens for business in Ireland

Feb 4th 2019, 3:44 PM 38,773 Views 79 Comments

Amigo uses a model whereby a friend or family member acts as a guarantor for the borrower in case they can’t pay the money back.

# money - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'
# Complaint
# Complaint

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

Jan 30th 2019, 5:49 PM 7,211 Views 7 Comments

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

# money - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports
# Fraud
# Fraud

Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 PM 99,115 Views 0 Comments

They were due back before the courts two months ago.

# money - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?

Jan 8th 2019, 8:30 PM 28,696 Views 34 Comments

It could mean they can offer small loans to people who otherwise mightn’t get credit.

# money - Friday 14 December, 2018

Explainer: How will the liquidation of Qudos impact Irish customers?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: How will the liquidation of Qudos impact Irish customers?

Dec 14th 2018, 9:34 AM 13,222 Views 13 Comments

The short answer is, we don’t know yet. But here’s what might happen.

# money - Thursday 13 December, 2018

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital
# Property Market
# Property Market

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital

Dec 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,418 Views 56 Comments

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.

# money - Monday 5 November, 2018

Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve
# Money
From The42
# Money

Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve

Nov 5th 2018, 8:36 AM 11,436 Views 13 Comments

The format or rules for his meeting with Tenshin Nasukawa have not yet been specified.

# money - Monday 15 October, 2018

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit
# Celtic Interconnector
# Celtic Interconnector

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit

Oct 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,013 Views 44 Comments

The €1 billion underwater electricity cable linking Ireland and France is expected be finished by 2025/2026.

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