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# rates - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Apr 17th 2018, 10:11 AM 28,108 Views 233 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

# rates - Monday 10 July, 2017

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Jul 10th 2017, 7:39 AM 12,062 Views 24 Comments

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

# rates - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Dublin City Council is facing a €15 million shortfall - and is going after businesses to get it
# Cash OUt
# Cash OUt

Dublin City Council is facing a €15 million shortfall - and is going after businesses to get it

Nov 10th 2016, 5:06 PM 17,241 Views 42 Comments

Those living in social housing will also have to pay €104 more every year to keep their boilers serviced.

# rates - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?

Aug 16th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,492 Views 120 Comments

Hotel room rates in the capital in July were up 19% on the previous 12 months.

# rates - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Warning that Brexit could make roaming charges higher
# Brexit
# Brexit

Warning that Brexit could make roaming charges higher

Jul 7th 2016, 11:59 AM 10,374 Views 60 Comments

That’s according to MEP Deirdre Clune, who raised the issue today.

# rates - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding
# Education
# Education

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding

Nov 25th 2014, 5:18 PM 9,768 Views 11 Comments

The Minor Works Grant will be distributed depending on a school’s size.

# rates - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Water charges were scrapped in the mid-'90s, but what exactly happened?
# Rates
# Rates

Water charges were scrapped in the mid-'90s, but what exactly happened?

Nov 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 31,739 Views 46 Comments

Boycotts, disconnections, court orders, and shocking by-elections – it was quite the ride for the Rainbow Coalition.

# rates - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as 'begrudgery'
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as 'begrudgery'

Jul 8th 2014, 2:55 PM 12,264 Views 12 Comments

Des Vallely, the co-director of Irish Village Markets, said that restaurants should focus on the quality and price of their produce, rather than ‘giving out’ about competitors.

# rates - Sunday 22 June, 2014

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space
# Art At Home
# Art At Home

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 14,979 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to the creators of a new ‘one-stop-shop’ DIY guide to creating live/work units in empty spaces.

# rates - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses
# Passing The Buck
# Passing The Buck

Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses

Jun 10th 2014, 5:19 PM 6,972 Views 41 Comments

Chambers Ireland issue the call after a Sinn Fein motion in Cork to cut the local property tax.

# rates - Monday 24 February, 2014

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water
# Rates
# Rates

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water

Feb 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,410 Views 31 Comments

In 2013, water charges that went uncollected amounted to €16,502,532 in Dublin alone.

# rates - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

European banks to be fined up to €1.6 billion each today for rate-fixing
# Rate Fixing
# Rate Fixing

European banks to be fined up to €1.6 billion each today for rate-fixing

Dec 4th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,334 Views 22 Comments

The fines could set EU antitrust records with banks accused of fixing the rate at which they lend to each other.

# rates - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

Oct 31st 2013, 10:30 PM 12,195 Views 99 Comments

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

# rates - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Over 1,200 employers and 2,400 jobseekers register for JobsPlus scheme
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Over 1,200 employers and 2,400 jobseekers register for JobsPlus scheme

Oct 10th 2013, 10:29 AM 9,091 Views 43 Comments

The new initiative that rewards employers for taking on the long term unemployed was launched during the summer.

# rates - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Suicides in Kerry decreased since Donal Walsh spoke out, says coroner
# Suicide
# Suicide

Suicides in Kerry decreased since Donal Walsh spoke out, says coroner

Sep 12th 2013, 3:44 PM 11,979 Views 39 Comments

Terence Casey says the “plague” of suicides in Kerry has reduced since the late teenager appealed to young people not to take their own lives.

# rates - Friday 6 September, 2013

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002
# Ireland
# Ireland

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002

Sep 6th 2013, 8:44 AM 7,204 Views 9 Comments

The National Cancer Registry Ireland said that an average of 6,899 cases of invasive skin cancer were diagnosed each year in Ireland between 1994 and 2011.

# rates - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’
# SMEs
# SMEs

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’

Jun 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,326 Views 3 Comments

VAT reductions, rate cuts and halving the level of capital gains tax for entrepreneurs would increase consumer confidence say Chambers Ireland.

# rates - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sparks fly as Fianna Fáil fail to defer Dublin City Council budget
# Dublin
# Dublin

Sparks fly as Fianna Fáil fail to defer Dublin City Council budget

Nov 27th 2012, 4:20 PM 5,519 Views 17 Comments

A Fianna Fáil councillor accused Fine Gael and Labour of voting through a ‘half-baked budget’, while a Labour councillor said that some behaviour was a “publicity stunt”

# rates - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Events and festivals "boost Irish hotel prices"
# Hotels
# Hotels

Events and festivals "boost Irish hotel prices"

Sep 4th 2012, 8:49 AM 4,138 Views 10 Comments

The Irish hotel market remains stable, the latest figures show. But what is Ireland’s most expensive destination?

# rates - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence
# Barclays
# Barclays

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence

Aug 18th 2012, 12:05 PM 2,292 Views 3 Comments

Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.

# rates - Monday 23 July, 2012

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 51 Views 11 Comments

We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.

# rates - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Romney slams 'false' attacks on job record
# USA
# USA

Romney slams 'false' attacks on job record

Jul 14th 2012, 2:39 PM 2,611 Views 5 Comments

Romney has angrily blasted what he called “false” attacks on his time at Bain Capital.

# rates - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Passing ECB cut on to customers a 'commercial decision for each bank' - Dept of Finance
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Passing ECB cut on to customers a 'commercial decision for each bank' - Dept of Finance

Jul 5th 2012, 2:59 PM 4,867 Views 23 Comments

Tracker mortgage customers will see their rate adjusted as per the ECB change – but what about other mortgage holders?

ECB cuts interest rate to record low
# Interest Rate
# Interest Rate

ECB cuts interest rate to record low

Jul 5th 2012, 1:58 PM 4,238 Views 18 Comments

Key eurozone interest rate cut by 0.25 per cent.

# rates - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

# rates - Monday 2 July, 2012

# rates - Sunday 1 July, 2012

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
# Libor
# Libor

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Jul 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 3,468 Views 4 Comments

Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.

# rates - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

# rates - Friday 14 October, 2011

Financial regulator tells banks: Stop raising variable mortgage rates
# Rates
# Rates

Financial regulator tells banks: Stop raising variable mortgage rates

Oct 14th 2011, 8:26 AM 647 Views 17 Comments

Matthew Elderfield has told banks that he will take action if they fail to comply with an instruction to stop hiking interest rates on variable rate mortgages.

# rates - Monday 19 September, 2011

US Postal Service about to get slower
# US Mail
# US Mail

US Postal Service about to get slower

Sep 19th 2011, 10:06 PM 389 Views 6 Comments

We may need to send our Christmas cards a day earlier this year as the US Postal Service looks at cutting its delivery days.

# rates - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald owes €13k to council
# Court
# Court

Hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald owes €13k to council

Jul 26th 2011, 9:34 AM 3,970 Views 4 Comments

His solicitor told the court he was in “poor financial circumstances”.

# rates - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Mortgage holders to be hit with repayment increases as Ulster Bank raises rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders to be hit with repayment increases as Ulster Bank raises rates

May 28th 2011, 11:28 AM 370 Views 0 Comments

The bank has announced an increase on the standard variable rate by 0.6 per cent, the second rise by Ulster Bank this year which it blamed on higher funding costs.