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# spend - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Chelsea free to sign players again in January as transfer ban is reduced Halved

Chelsea free to sign players again in January as transfer ban is reduced

The Premier League club have had their suspension shortened to one window by the Court of Abritration for Sport.

# spend - Monday 13 February, 2017

Dunnes Stores takes top spot in supermarket rankings for second time

Dunnes took 22.7% of the market during in the 12 weeks to the end of January.

# spend - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election

# spend - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# spend - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

The Health Department is getting half a billion in extra funding to try to fix some problems

The increased funding of 7.4% will bring the total spend for health in 2017 to €14.6 billion.

# spend - Friday 17 June, 2016

Enda Kenny is saving money by reading more news online

Over €200k was spent on newspapers in 11 departments last year.

# spend - Friday 11 December, 2015

Poll: How much do you plan to spend on Christmas presents? Your Say This post contains a poll

# spend - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

# spend - Saturday 22 August, 2015

A look inside Mondo, a bank that's just an app

Would you be willing to use it?

# spend - Saturday 11 July, 2015

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

That’s a lot of cash.

# spend - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Here's how much the Taoiseach's department has spent on photography since 2002

But first, let me take a selfie (to cut down on further professional photography costs).

# spend - Monday 22 December, 2014

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money

Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…

Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure

That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”

# spend - Friday 19 December, 2014

It's going to be more expensive to take a taxi next year

The maximum taxi fare is to increase by an average of 4% after Easter

# spend - Friday 12 December, 2014

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year?

Shoppers are predicted to spend a little bit more this Christmas.

# spend - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Phil Hogan 'personally signed off on' funding relating to Irish Water consultants

New documents have reportedly revealed that he was aware of the spend as far back as December 2012.

# spend - Friday 13 June, 2014

HSE buys three Harley-Davidson motorcycles for €66k

The motorbikes only do 5,200 kilometres per year and are used for rapid responses to accidents.

# spend - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Here’s how the government spent more than €100m on banking sector advice

Arthur Cox alone has received €12.2 million of these fees since 2011.

# spend - Monday 13 January, 2014

Irish Water to appear before Public Accounts Committee following consultancy spend revelations

The news – which comes after it was revealed Irish Water spent €50m on consultants last year – was welcomed by PAC member and TD Simon Harris.

# spend - Sunday 3 November, 2013

State spent €16,832 on dignitaries' gifts of 'mutual appreciation' since 2003

The gifts included clocks and cufflinks – and a currach made out of ceramic.

# spend - Friday 19 July, 2013

HSE spend on new primary care centres falls

Documents show that the spend went from €17.5m in 2011 to less than €1m so far this year.

# spend - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft thinks Outlook is better than Gmail, so it’s about to spend $30 million to send its message across the US.

# spend - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way

The National Transport Authority introduced the cap, and plans to roll it out for Irish Rail and Dublin Bus in the near future.

# spend - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Burton's Social Protection department spend €5k of public money on party

The party for retired staff was held a few weeks before Budget cuts were announced, it was revealed today.

# spend - Thursday 18 October, 2012

HSE spends around €10,000 on appointment texts HSE

HSE spends around €10,000 on appointment texts

Some hospitals use the texts in a bid to reduce non attendance at clinical appointments.

# spend - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day

This one’s from World War II and England’s ‘war at home’ effort. The swastikas give it away somewhat.

# spend - Monday 26 December, 2011

When do the post-Christmas sales start? Black Monday? This post contains videos

When do the post-Christmas sales start?

Many retailers have once more chosen to open their doors on St. Stephens Day. has a roundup of dates and times of the post-Christmas sales.