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Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 9:00 PM 7,319 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Tuesday 27 September, 2022

Italy's far-right Meloni begins tricky government talks
# Italy Elections 2022
# Italy Elections 2022

Italy's far-right Meloni begins tricky government talks

Sep 27th 2022, 5:53 PM 4,738 Views 5 Comments

In the past, it has taken anything between four and 12 weeks for a new administration to take office.

Monday 26 September, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 26th 2022, 8:43 PM 12,217 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sunday 25 September, 2022

Social Protection Minister appears to rule out €20 increase in social welfare payments
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Social Protection Minister appears to rule out €20 increase in social welfare payments

Sep 25th 2022, 4:13 PM 32,748 Views 74 Comments

Minister Humphreys said there ‘won’t be any money left’ for other measures if this were done.

Thursday 22 September, 2022

Price comparison: What can I buy for under €400k in Limerick?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What can I buy for under €400k in Limerick?

Sep 22nd 2022, 2:43 PM 2,390 Views 0 Comments

From a four bed semi-d in Dooradoyle to a three bed townhouse on South Circular Road.

'Grimmest situation I've ever seen': Dublin Simon dealing with unprecedented levels of homelessness
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Grimmest situation I've ever seen': Dublin Simon dealing with unprecedented levels of homelessness

Updated Sep 22nd 2022, 2:48 PM 16,322 Views 28 Comments

‘The present thing for homeless people is they are without hope. It’s despair. It’s exhaustion,’ he said.

'Not enough money and they know it': Tommy Tiernan reiterates criticism of Govt overseas aid budget
# Row
# Row

'Not enough money and they know it': Tommy Tiernan reiterates criticism of Govt overseas aid budget

Sep 22nd 2022, 3:25 PM 34,668 Views 50 Comments

The comedian was responding to comments made by Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney at the UN summit in New York.

Sunday 18 September, 2022

Saturday 17 September, 2022

Hundreds attend cost-of-living protest in Cork city
# Protest
# Protest

Hundreds attend cost-of-living protest in Cork city

Sep 17th 2022, 3:29 PM 23,728 Views 65 Comments

A large crowd gathered outside Cork City Council’s offices to hear activists speak about the need for more support amid rising inflation.

Thursday 15 September, 2022

Taoiseach doesn't agree with Varadkar's tax report remarks comparing some ideas to SF manifesto
# Pizza And Inheritance Tax
# Pizza And Inheritance Tax

Taoiseach doesn't agree with Varadkar's tax report remarks comparing some ideas to SF manifesto

Sep 15th 2022, 6:28 PM 19,824 Views 25 Comments

A tax on processed foods, a congestion charge and tax on wealth – just some of the ideas in the report published yesterday.

Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Price comparison: What properties are on offer in Dublin for under €600k?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What properties are on offer in Dublin for under €600k?

Sep 14th 2022, 5:05 PM 4,303 Views 0 Comments

From a duplex in Malahide to a three-bed house in Rathfarnham.

Dáil back after summer break with a cost-of-living Budget and rotating Taoiseach on the agenda
# New Term
# New Term

Dáil back after summer break with a cost-of-living Budget and rotating Taoiseach on the agenda

Sep 14th 2022, 7:50 AM 10,489 Views 20 Comments

The next two weeks will be whirlwind.

Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Taoiseach expects Michael McGrath to take up finance minister job following reshuffle
# Rotating Jobs
# Rotating Jobs

Taoiseach expects Michael McGrath to take up finance minister job following reshuffle

Updated Sep 13th 2022, 2:30 PM 32,979 Views 38 Comments

Parity of esteem between parties is central to the cohesion in Government, says Taoiseach.

Sunday 11 September, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: How the Don't Worry Darling drama captured the internet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How the Don't Worry Darling drama captured the internet

Sep 11th 2022, 9:00 AM 28,968 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 9 September, 2022

Tuesday 6 September, 2022

House prices likely to increase in coming months despite 'significant' increase in supply
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices likely to increase in coming months despite 'significant' increase in supply

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:49 PM 48,461 Views 43 Comments

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland says housing supply must increase to improve affordability.

Saturday 3 September, 2022

Some applicants waiting up to 8 weeks for emergency welfare payment
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Some applicants waiting up to 8 weeks for emergency welfare payment

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 37,831 Views 71 Comments
  • 95% of applications are taking between five to eight weeks to fully process the payment.
  • The Additional Needs Payment can be used to cover basic necessities such as food, clothing, fuel, fixing white goods like washing machines and utility bills.
  • St Vincent De Paul says more resources are needed in frontline services so those in need can get payments in a timely manner.

Thursday 1 September, 2022

Price Comparison: What can I get for €380k or under in Co Laois?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price Comparison: What can I get for €380k or under in Co Laois?

Sep 1st 2022, 4:28 PM 2,559 Views 0 Comments

Make a move to one of these picks in the midlands.

Taoiseach calls energy prices 'off the Richter scale' as Electric Ireland confirms new hike
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

Taoiseach calls energy prices 'off the Richter scale' as Electric Ireland confirms new hike

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 2:40 PM 86,498 Views 200 Comments

Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Minister Madigan announces 17% increase in special class places for Dublin and Cork
# Special Education
# Special Education

Minister Madigan announces 17% increase in special class places for Dublin and Cork

Aug 24th 2022, 12:23 PM 10,140 Views 11 Comments

15,759 special class places will be available this year, an increase of 2,312 from the previous school year.

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter
# Winter Blackouts
# Winter Blackouts

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter

Aug 24th 2022, 3:45 PM 32,582 Views 84 Comments

There are fears over the country’s energy supplies.

Friday 19 August, 2022

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste

Updated Aug 19th 2022, 12:59 PM 65,455 Views 107 Comments
  • Varadkar says the Government needs to have "another go" at fixing the housing crisis
  • Renters need more help, declares Tánaiste
  • However, Budget 2023 will not have all the solutions to fix property situation

Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Call for all social welfare payments to be increased by €20 as older people 'turn off heating'
# Age Action
# Age Action

Call for all social welfare payments to be increased by €20 as older people 'turn off heating'

Aug 16th 2022, 11:35 AM 27,610 Views 58 Comments

Age Action said the State Pension should be increased by at least €23 in the Budget.

Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar
# Housing
# Housing

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar

Aug 17th 2022, 4:31 PM 17,434 Views 25 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is pushing for tax breaks for landlords and a tax credit for renters.

Thursday 18 August, 2022

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

Aug 18th 2022, 10:18 AM 55,114 Views 57 Comments

Additional help for renters might feature in September’s Budget.

Sunday 14 August, 2022

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Aug 14th 2022, 12:00 PM 18,344 Views 3 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Social Protection, Claire Kerrane says people should be able to apply for the payment online, rather than by post or in person.

Wednesday 17 August, 2022

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments

Aug 17th 2022, 6:59 PM 16,731 Views 13 Comments

The Government has provided funding of €45.75 million for the additional needs payment this year.

Thursday 11 August, 2022

Price comparison: What can I buy for under €400k in Co Louth?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What can I buy for under €400k in Co Louth?

Aug 11th 2022, 2:33 PM 3,953 Views 0 Comments

From a cosy three-bed bungalow in Ardee to a spacious period property in Dundalk.

Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

Aug 10th 2022, 3:16 PM 24,921 Views 34 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties
# Daft Rent Report
# Daft Rent Report

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties

Aug 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,075 Views 52 Comments

The average rent in Ireland is over 12% more expensive than the same time last year.

Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Increase in taxi fares during peak weekend hours expected to entice drivers back into night work
# Transport
# Transport

Increase in taxi fares during peak weekend hours expected to entice drivers back into night work

Jul 27th 2022, 6:30 AM 21,790 Views 26 Comments

Taxi fares are set to rise by 12% on average from 1 September.

Sunday 31 July, 2022

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England

Jul 31st 2022, 10:00 AM 29,784 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians’ Chief Operating Officer Daniel Lambert chats to The42 about the contentious issues of transfers to clubs across the water.

Thursday 21 July, 2022

Price comparison: What will €600k get me in Co Wicklow?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What will €600k get me in Co Wicklow?

Jul 21st 2022, 4:03 PM 4,302 Views 0 Comments

From a three-bed bungalow in Aughrim to a four-bed in Brittas Bay.

Wednesday 20 July, 2022

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?

Jul 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,138 Views 0 Comments

Cities have successfully passed laws restricting Airbnb but it hasn’t always led to more houses and lower rents

Sunday 10 July, 2022

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor

Jul 10th 2022, 12:30 PM 15,133 Views 9 Comments

Former health secretaries Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid have both pledged to slash corporation tax in their bids.

Thursday 21 July, 2022

Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels
# EPA
# EPA

Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 2:22 PM 24,812 Views 81 Comments
  • The Environmental Protection Agency report shows an increase in emissions of 4.7% in 2021 compared to 2020, when Covid-19 restrictions were in place.
  • There was a 17.6% increase in emissions from the energy industries sector, attributable to a tripling of coal and oil use in electricity generation last year.
  • Agriculture emissions increased by 3% last year, the third year in a row that emissions have risen in the sector.

Saturday 16 July, 2022

Russia accused of shelling from captured Ukraine nuclear plant
# Missiles
# Missiles

Russia accused of shelling from captured Ukraine nuclear plant

Jul 16th 2022, 7:40 AM 12,120 Views 3 Comments

The situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant is “extremely tense”, an official said.

Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Creches say planned fee freeze for childcare costs in September 'unworkable'
# Childcare
# Childcare

Creches say planned fee freeze for childcare costs in September 'unworkable'

Jun 21st 2022, 6:20 PM 14,400 Views 8 Comments

Under the Government’s core funding model, fees will be frozen at the rate that was in place in September 2021.

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