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#Cost of Living

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is more expensive to live in than both London and Vienna Mo Money Mo Problems

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour Cost Of Living

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin Cost Of Living

Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families Struggling Families

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive Tax Relief

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is now more expensive to live in than both Abu Dhabi and Silicon Valley Dubious Honour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46% Hard Breakfast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is the 66th most expensive city in the world for expats Fare City

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie It costs the State €2,773.38 to detain one juvenile prisoner per day in Ireland Paying For It

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

The average cost in Europe is €283.58 per day.

From TheJournal.ie It costs over €16,500 a year to run and maintain the average Irish home Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin has become one of the world’s most expensive cities but is still ‘good value’ Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No surprises here: Dublin is Europe's eighth most expensive city Cash Money

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One man is commuting from Barcelona to London every day - and saves money doing it The Daily Grind

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

He must be getting really sick of the Ryanair jingle.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians 'don't understand the stress of having to pay bills' Cost Of Living

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

Customers want simpler bills and exit fee options.

From TheJournal.ie The cost of living all over the world in one neat infographic Costly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What can the minimum wage buy you in Ireland? Pounds And Pence

What can the minimum wage buy you in Ireland?

We checked. It doesn’t go very far.

From TheJournal.ie Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad No Flying The Nest This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier Percentage Pint

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine Don't Care

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise Cost Of Living

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000 Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living Inflation

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living

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

From TheJournal.ie It's official: Irish prices for cigarettes and alcohol are EU's highest Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland Inflation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut Eurozone

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March Inflation

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March

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

From TheJournal.ie 56pc of Irish homes 'go into debt to pay essential bills' Cost Of Living

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012 Inflation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November Deflation

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

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

From TheJournal.ie Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president St Vincent De Paul

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie Ex-pat executives returning to invest in property market Property

Ex-pat executives returning to invest in property market

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

From TheJournal.ie Toll charges set to increase by 10c Toll Charges

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

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

From TheJournal.ie Inflation eases to 1.6 per cent despite rise in clothing and alcohol prices Cost Of Living

Inflation eases to 1.6 per cent despite rise in clothing and alcohol prices

The price of goods and services in Ireland rose 1.6 per cent in the 12 months to September 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money Household Tips

'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money

With rising gas and electricity prices we gave you a few tips to make savings last week. Now it’s your turn.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money Cost Of Living This post contains videos

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money

With price hikes announced by Airtricity, Bord Gáis and Electric Ireland recently. We tell you why your gas and electricity is going up and what you can do to save money. Plus share your tips with us.

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