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Last year
# Criticism
'Every single player will benefit' - Catt defends value of Emerging Ireland tour
The Ireland attack coach says the trip to South Africa is not just about five or six players.
All time
# Currency
Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?
Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.
'I'm hearing the amount is around £20m': Conte not interested in Sanchez despite bargain
Sanchez’s next move remains the subject of huge debate, but it won’t be to Chelsea says Antonio Conte.
# up and up
Online currency Bitcoin surges past the $10,000 mark for the first time
The unprecedented surge has worried analysts that the growth is a bubble.
# back to reality
Nintendo slumps after investors realise it won't make much money from Pokémon Go
The slump has wiped €6 billion from the company’s market value.
# Brexit
Britain is out of the EU: It might be the right time to plan that shopping trip to the North
The pound is at its lowest point for thirty years, meaning shopping is now cheaper north of the border.
# sponsored by toyota
7 ways your family could be getting better value
And the euros will look after themselves…
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
# luxury getaway
Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now
The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.
# around the country
What else could I get for... the €1.5 million pricetag on this luxurious Ballsbridge townhouse
We take a look at what €1.5 million would get you around the rest of the country.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
# so money
No Championship, but LeBron did help the Cavs make a truckload of extra cash this season
The Cavaliers’ revenues are up three times what they’re paying the best player in the game.
# Lifesaver
Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.
# not too bad
Ireland exported more stuff than ever before last month
In the month of April Ireland exported €9.3 billion worth of goods internationally.
'Eden Hazard worth more than Cristiano Ronaldo'
A CIES Football Observatory study into the transfer values of the world’s leading footballers sees Lionel Messi top the charts.
# fancy that
Syndicate playing same Lotto numbers for 27 years wins €5.9 million
The group of seven will each take home €842,994.
# big mover
The biggest company in the world - but one of Apple's biggest investors says it's actually undervalued
And he says it’s ‘poised’ to enter two major markets soon.
# round the side
Part of the GPO has come onto the property market*
*Although it isn’t the main part.
# How Much??
Here is what your mortgage would cost you in Europe
As has been pointed out in recent weeks, we don’t exactly get the best deal over here.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: Ireland topping EU house price hikes and the €250,000 coffee kiosk
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# Diabetes
Parents and children freed from 15 injection-a-day regime
With the use of Insulin pump therapy, Ben, Emily Mai and Harry have become free from injections.
# how's that now?
Dublin IS NOT the most expensive place for a hotel stay in Ireland
Surprisingly, Killarney in Co Kerry is.
# viewing advised
Five properties to view this weekend… over €400,000
Here are the 5 best properties you can view over €400,000 this weekend.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.
# rising value?
Are fixer-uppers worth the bother?
Getting the house that needs refurbishing can seem like a good way to get a bargain. But does the market reflect that?
# unfair
'Pink tax' on products aimed at women should be boycotted - Senator
Labour’s Lorraine Higgins says it’s an example of “gender price discrimination”.
# keep dreaming
Most Irish people say they won't be able to buy a house next year
This comes after the closure of the Central Bank’s consultation process on new mortgage restrictions.
# gaffs
This week in the property market in 4 graphs
The statistical breakdown you should look at if you’re thinking of stepping onto the property ladder.
# prove it
Revenue want homeowners to justify property tax valuation if house value has increased
The 2013 valuation will have to be justified if the value of the home has increased by over 15%.
# gaffs
House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI
The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.
# Future
Leinster's Reddan adamant that Pro12 needs buy-in from fans and media
‘It needs to be acknowledged a bit more or we’re all going to be in a pretty rocky boat going forward.’
# Seizure
Specially constructed jackets used to conceal duty-free cigarettes
Another cigarettes seizure was also made in Sligo with a retail value in excess of €6,100.
# Lost and Found
Vial thieves 'threw away' John Paul II's blood
Reports say the thieves did not understand the value of the relic.
# sponsored by rabodirect
Poll: Do you haggle to get a better price on purchases?
With Christmas rapidly approaching, we’re all concerned about the impact on our wallets. What do you think about haggling?
# Bang
Bargain Bangers is the staff-made Centra ad from Cork you've got to see
# Drugs
Spanish woman arrested at Dublin Airport over cocaine seizure
The cocaine seized has an estimated street value of €140,000.
# Prolific
O'Neill: Fletcher worth every penny
£12 million is money well spent, says the Sunderland boss.
# Ryanair
New Ryanair app costs €3
Ryanair has created an easy way for you to manage your bookings, baggage and flight details all from your handheld device – but it’ll cost you.