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Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019
Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys described the increase as “extraordinary”.
More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens
The daily spend of individual contactless payment users exceeded €16 for only the second time since 2016.
Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December
Around 2.1 million people used contactless payments each day last month.
Huge spending on online goods by Irish consumers during Black Friday sales last year
There were over 85,000 online transactions for clothes on Black Friday, compared with 20,000 on a typical day.
Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland
Michael Noonan has denied that the government had returned to the days of “when I have it, I spend it”.
The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple
Those in the US can now purchase goods from Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox stores using the cryptocurrency.
Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you
Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.
'Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid?
Also, the latest news on the futures of Xavi, Santi Cazorla and Liverpool target Divock Origi.
Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
How are you feeling about spending more money?
What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
A Deloitte survey shows the average household spend over the festive season will be €943. How much are you planning to spend?