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# payments - Monday 6 October, 2014

Facebook Messenger could soon allow you to send money to your friends

A hidden payments service was found in the current version of Facebook’s messaging app, allowing users to transfer cash via debit card.

# payments - Friday 19 September, 2014

Business owners, today is 'e-Day' for public payments. What should you be doing?

Business can no longer pay public sector bodies by cheque.

# payments - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

# payments - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments

The nurses might not receive the payments, as they are now considered to be unsecured creditors under the liquidation.

# payments - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Elderly people 'left languishing' on nursing home waiting list

There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.

# payments - Monday 1 September, 2014

Apple's latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet

The company is said to have reached a deal with Visa, Mastercard and American Express over a new payment service that uses NFC technology.

# payments - Monday 18 August, 2014

Behaviour payments for prisoners criticised by victims of homicide group

Each prisoner is eligible for a gratuity amount that is fixed by the Minister for Justice.

# payments - Friday 18 July, 2014

Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments

The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.

# payments - Thursday 3 July, 2014

9,000 families to lose one-parent payment from today

Changes to the plan were announced two years ago.

# payments - Monday 12 May, 2014

Half of Irish companies forced to sack workers because of late payments

The Government has been blasted for its failure to set an example or pass laws to tackle the problem.

# payments - Sunday 4 May, 2014

# payments - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# payments - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Irish deficit now at €1.7 billion

VAT receipts are up 7.1 per cent to €2.1 billion.

# payments - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

‘Kerins earning more than the Taoiseach or Barack Obama is shocking’

The Vice Chair of the Health Committee Ciara Conway TD said further questions need to be asked of the people who signed off €240,000 salary.

# payments - Monday 27 January, 2014

Apple considers developing mobile payments service for physical goods

The company originally planned to create a wallet app in 2012, but backed out after concerns that consumers would blame it for any bad experiences with merchants.

# payments - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Burton defends welfare checks on widows and widowers

The issue has been in the spotlight after an elderly woman had her pension stopped when she refused to engage with inspectors.

# payments - Saturday 25 January, 2014

NAMA to ensure Mount Carmel patients' deposits will be returned

NAMA is dealing with deposits being paid to the hospital – consultants must deal with deposits paid to them.

Explainer: What is this SEPA thing all about?

Have you your IBAN ready?

# payments - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF Crc

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF

There’s been a raft of media reports detailing the former CRC chief’s links with the party since the start of the payments controversy.

# payments - Friday 17 January, 2014

Stripe nears deal to bring online payments to Twitter

The online payments company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, is reportedly close to a deal with Twitter that will allow users to purchase goods on the site.

# payments - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

McGuinness: HSE and Dept of Health have more questions to answer on 'top-ups'

The Public Accounts Committee chairman’s comments come in the wake of this week’s revelations regarding the salary of the St Vincent’s CEO.

# payments - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Average household receives €327 per week in social welfare payments

87 per cent of households now receive some kind of payment from the government in the form of child benefit, State pension or another social welfare payment.

# payments - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Minister: Decision to allow HSE boss keep his top-up must be seen in wider context

Tony O’Brien was granted a €26,000 top-up in 2006 that was not approved by the Department of Health.

# payments - Monday 2 December, 2013

Hospital bosses to face grillings next week over 'top up' payments

Executives at non-compliant Section 38 hospitals and agencies are to be bought in for meetings with the HSE Director General.

# payments - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Burton: There'll be no delay restoring Jobseeker payments for seasonal workers

The Minister for Social Protection is advising anyone taking up work for Christmas to let their local social welfare office know.

# payments - Saturday 23 November, 2013

All Government departments expected to respond on top-up payments by start of December

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee has sent out letters asking whether official pay caps were breached elsewhere, following this week’s controversy at the HSE.

# payments - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Criminals “have all details needed to use credit cards”

8,000 customers who booked weekend breaks through the insurance firm may have had their credit card details accessed.

# payments - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline

The Revenue Commissioners said they are not asking anyone to pay boe

# payments - Friday 25 October, 2013

Technical glitch temporarily hit PTSB customer salary payments

All salaries were paid before deadline, but there was a delay experienced.

# payments - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Payments under €125m scheme for disadvantaged farmers start today

The payments are given to farmers living in areas considered to be at a particular disadvantaged due to factors like location in a mountainous area or restrictions due to preservation.

# payments - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

# payments - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Welfare confirms late payments have been made

The Department of Social Protection says that the payments to 32,700 customers have been processed by electronic transfer.

# payments - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Making it easy for customers: Half a million contactless payments in Ireland

Visa Debit predicts that there will be two million of them having taken place by the end of the year – eliminating €10 million in cash usage.

# payments - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

HSE to temporarily pay mobility allowance to 'prevent hardship'

It has also decided that new statutory provisions will be established to provide individual payments to people with severe disabilities for their mobility needs.

# payments - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Consumers ditching cheques and cash for debit cards

A new report has shown that the use of online banking is on the rise though the value of payments has fallen/

# payments - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Revenue "happy" with property tax payments after deadline passes

The deadline for filing the paper returns fell yesterday – but the online payment system remains open until 28 May.

# payments - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt

Determination, resolve and belief is what you need to overcome your debt problems, says financial expert Liam Croke who has some tips to help.

# payments - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished

The Fianna Fáil leader wants a specific module of the tribunal reopened in light of new allegations concerning a previously undisclosed payment made by independent TD Michael Lowry to the land agent Kevin Phelan.

# payments - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut

An Taisce has called for a vote by the European Parliament Agricultural Committee scrapping penalties to be reversed.