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# reduction - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From The42 'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership Finances

'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership

Reports in the UK suggest a deal has already been agreed.

# reduction - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%

The IAA said it handled 62,449 flights last month.

# reduction - Friday 19 July, 2019

Just under €300 million paid out last year for personal injuries

The highest single award last year was €908,749.

# reduction - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Operation Thor hailed a success as burglaries fall by 2,320 in the capital

The garda operation is set to continue for at least the next 12 months.

# reduction - Saturday 5 December, 2015

The New York Times uses front page to call for gun control

It is the first time the newspaper has used the front page for an editorial since 1920.

# reduction - Thursday 12 November, 2015

The Irish government is easing up on its requests for Facebook data

The first half of 2015 saw the lowest number of data requests from Ireland since Facebook started its reports.

# reduction - Thursday 19 March, 2015

How much rent would you have been paying in the 1990s?

Unsurprisingly, you would of been paying quite a bit less.

# reduction - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Thinking of going bankrupt? It's a lot cheaper than it used to be...

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

# reduction - Monday 29 September, 2014

Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%

Louth councillors also voted to reduce the tax – by 1.5%.

# reduction - Monday 22 September, 2014

Dublin City Council to consider cutting property tax with residents calling for 15% reduction

Dublin City Council will tonight consider a reduction at a special meeting.

# reduction - Saturday 16 August, 2014

There has been a 94% drop in child begging cases being reported in Dublin since 1999

The ISPCC want you to report to it if you see a child begging.

# reduction - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Sony braces itself for major losses by slashing profit estimates

The electronics giant has slashed its expected income from €563 million to €183 million, a 67.5 per cent decrease, after disc market shrinks faster than expected

# reduction - Friday 7 February, 2014

Trains carry more air around than passengers during off-peak times, says Varadkar

Leo Varadkar has said he is in favour of introducing cheaper off-peak DART fares.

# reduction - Thursday 18 July, 2013

CAO applications for business courses on the rise CAO

CAO applications for business courses on the rise

There has been a drop in CAO applications in teaching and law, but the demand for business courses has risen.

# reduction - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.

# reduction - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction

Simon Coveney said today that the pillar banks had been contacted by the government about proposals to reduce salary levels.

# reduction - Friday 11 January, 2013

New guidelines reduce maximum donations to political parties

The guidelines also address corporate donations to parties and include strict rules on transparency.

# reduction - Thursday 10 January, 2013

National plan to save €721 million published by HSE

The plan includes an additional cut to primary care costs of €60 million, staff reductions of 4,000 and a promise to reduce waiting times.

# reduction - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million HSE

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million

The HSE said this is the first month in which there has been a reduction in the deficit reported. The INMO said the figures “fail to portray the real crisis facing the Irish public health service”.

# reduction - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Jobseekers have benefits cut for not accepting work or training offers

The Department of Social Protection recently introduced a measure to allow payments to be reduced by up to €44 a week for those refusing to take up job interviews, training, or employment offers.

# reduction - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Drop in road deaths in 2011

The number of road deaths in Ireland fell below 200 for the first time since road deaths began being recorded in 1959. There were 26 fewer fatalities in 2011 compared to 2009, latest figures from the Road Safety Authority show.

# reduction - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

Higher pension levy hits Ahern and Cowen - by €80 a week

High earners will still keep the vast majority of their huge pensions, as Brendan Howlin admits there is little the government can do.

# reduction - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Government announces cut to public sector pensions over €100k

Brendan Howlin made the announcement during a debate on the legislation which will cut judges’ pay.

# reduction - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

EBS to reduce its standard variable rate

The company is to reduce the rate in line with the European Central Bank’s recent rate cut.

# reduction - Friday 8 July, 2011

Photos on cigarette boxes "will reduce amount of smokers"

Senator Mary Moran told the Seanad that the introduction of combined photo and text warning will in the long-term reduce the number of people who smoke.

# reduction - Friday 1 July, 2011

Making mobile calls when abroad now costs less

The cost of roaming calls in Europe is now cheaper thanks to EU rules.