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Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends
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Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends

May 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 60,660 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a new job and trying to be careful with spending, while missing catching up with friends.

€12k a year: Slight drop in cost of living for students living away from home
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€12k a year: Slight drop in cost of living for students living away from home

Jun 12th 2020, 3:13 PM 8,580 Views 8 Comments

Just 36% of students expect to gain part-time work compared with 63% in 2019.

Dublin ranked as one of the most expensive places to live in Europe
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Dublin ranked as one of the most expensive places to live in Europe

Jun 9th 2020, 8:29 AM 62,337 Views 107 Comments

A new cost of living survey has placed Dublin 46th in the world.

Dublin is more expensive to live in than both London and Vienna
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Dublin is more expensive to live in than both London and Vienna

Dec 10th 2019, 7:54 PM 41,800 Views 46 Comments

Despite falling in world rankings, Dublin remains one of the most expensive European cities to live in.

Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour
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Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:48 AM 13,496 Views 36 Comments

The report also said there were increased costs in energy in the last 12 months.

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'
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Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'

Apr 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,877 Views 62 Comments

In Berlin, a proposed referendum seeks to ban the largest landlord company and expropriate the homes for social housing – but the average rent in Dublin is twice that of Berlin, writes Ciaran Connolly.

Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin
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Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin

Jan 12th 2019, 8:30 AM 58,747 Views 71 Comments

The majority of requests from clerical officers, who are on the lower end of the civil service pay scale.

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families
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'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families

Sep 27th 2018, 11:16 AM 22,632 Views 78 Comments

St Vincent de Paul says parents are struggling to eat, while prioritising their children’s education.

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive
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Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Sep 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,423 Views 82 Comments

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

Dublin is now more expensive to live in than both Abu Dhabi and Silicon Valley
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Dublin is now more expensive to live in than both Abu Dhabi and Silicon Valley

Jun 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 142,127 Views 68 Comments

It’s the first time Dublin has been in the top 100 most expensive cities to live list since 2014.

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%
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Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

Mar 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 20,115 Views 90 Comments

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
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Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age

Jul 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,402 Views 63 Comments

The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.

Dublin is the 66th most expensive city in the world for expats
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Dublin is the 66th most expensive city in the world for expats

Jun 21st 2017, 8:36 AM 11,022 Views 25 Comments

Angolan capital Luanda has taken top spot from Hong Kong, with New York in 9th place and London in 30th.

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London
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Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London

Mar 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,645 Views 28 Comments

The weaker pound has made the British capital much cheaper against its international peers.

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London
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Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:52 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

The weaker pound has made the British capital much cheaper against its international peers.

It costs the State €2,773.38 to detain one juvenile prisoner per day in Ireland
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It costs the State €2,773.38 to detain one juvenile prisoner per day in Ireland

Mar 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,881 Views 26 Comments

The average cost in Europe is €283.58 per day.

It costs over €16,500 a year to run and maintain the average Irish home
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It costs over €16,500 a year to run and maintain the average Irish home

Nov 21st 2016, 1:55 PM 18,527 Views 41 Comments

Those in negative equity were also found to be paying over €5,000 more a year than the average homeowner.

Dublin has become one of the world’s most expensive cities but is still ‘good value’
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Dublin has become one of the world’s most expensive cities but is still ‘good value’

Aug 5th 2016, 12:27 PM 21,778 Views 41 Comments

So says property group Savills which puts housing and office expenses in the capital at less than half those for London.

No surprises here: Dublin is Europe's eighth most expensive city
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No surprises here: Dublin is Europe's eighth most expensive city

May 8th 2016, 7:00 AM 31,352 Views 51 Comments

Cost of living in Dublin is around twice that of Athens or Lisbon.

One man is commuting from Barcelona to London every day - and saves money doing it
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One man is commuting from Barcelona to London every day - and saves money doing it

Aug 10th 2015, 4:53 PM 57,080 Views 48 Comments

He must be getting really sick of the Ryanair jingle.

Politicians 'don't understand the stress of having to pay bills'
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Politicians 'don't understand the stress of having to pay bills'

Mar 31st 2015, 8:13 AM 9,844 Views 25 Comments

Customers want simpler bills and exit fee options.

The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic
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The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic

Jan 19th 2015, 10:13 PM 27,883 Views 41 Comments

Ireland has the 11th highest cost of living in the world.

What can the minimum wage buy you in Ireland?
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What can the minimum wage buy you in Ireland?

Jan 18th 2015, 7:45 AM 61,718 Views 129 Comments

We checked. It doesn’t go very far.

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad
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Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

Jul 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 9,402 Views 41 Comments

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier
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Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier

May 8th 2014, 12:40 PM 9,345 Views 21 Comments

Don’t fret, you’re going to pay less for clothes and food.

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine
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Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine

Apr 15th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,326 Views 131 Comments

The Labour youth wing appears unconcerned that its posters break the law as it slammed Fianna Fáil’s “hypocrisy” today, but the opposition party hit back saying there is a “crisis at the heart of the Labour Party”.

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society
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Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

Jan 21st 2014, 12:54 PM 927 Views 88 Comments

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise
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The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise

Dec 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 13,096 Views 59 Comments

As with the sale of residential property, the increase in rental values in Dublin is out of kilter with a slower recovery in the rest of the country.

Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000
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Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000

Oct 28th 2013, 8:45 AM 25,063 Views 75 Comments

This is the result of a system where proposals which receive 100,000 signatures can be voted on by the public.

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living
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Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living

Jul 1st 2013, 3:36 PM 5,796 Views 22 Comments

Inflation in the eurozone is expected to be 1.6 per cent for last month, up 0.2 per cent from May.

It's official: Irish prices for cigarettes and alcohol are EU's highest
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It's official: Irish prices for cigarettes and alcohol are EU's highest

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 11,146 Views 86 Comments

Irish drink prices are 62 per cent higher than the EU average – and only the Finns pay more for their drink.

Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland
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Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland

Jun 14th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,875 Views 20 Comments

Comparing April and May figures, annual inflation rose in 16 member states, remained stable in six and fell in four.

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut
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Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut

Apr 30th 2013, 11:14 AM 4,497 Views 22 Comments

The governing council of the European Central Bank meets on Thursday where it could provide a fresh boost to mortgage holders.

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March
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Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March

Apr 11th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,970 Views 32 Comments

It’s 0.5 per cent more expensive to live in Ireland now than it was a year ago.

56pc of Irish homes 'go into debt to pay essential bills'
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56pc of Irish homes 'go into debt to pay essential bills'

Feb 12th 2013, 11:11 AM 6,753 Views 25 Comments

Research from uSwitch says over half of Irish homes have to dip into savings, or borrow money, to make ends meet.

Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012
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Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012

Jan 4th 2013, 10:38 AM 2,933 Views 14 Comments

The EU’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices shows inflation at 2.2 per cent, its lowest annual rate in six months.

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November
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Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

Dec 13th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,615 Views 21 Comments

The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.

Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president
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Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president

Oct 27th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,717 Views 28 Comments

The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells TheJournal.ie about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…

Ex-pat executives returning to invest in property market
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Ex-pat executives returning to invest in property market

Oct 22nd 2012, 2:30 PM 10,835 Views 26 Comments

Property experts have said one of the main reasons ex pats are returning is to educate their children here.

Toll charges set to increase by 10c
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Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Oct 12th 2012, 4:55 PM 7,568 Views 57 Comments

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

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