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Parking charges contributes €100 million to the Exchequer every year
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Parking charges contributes €100 million to the Exchequer every year

Sep 11th 2013, 4:00 PM 5,078 Views 44 Comments

Parking is a big money-maker for local authorities who make €115 million on paid parking.

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers
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KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers

Sep 5th 2013, 8:38 AM 11,347 Views 39 Comments

The Belgian-owned bank is hoping to attract 10 per cent of the retail banking market with a new current account.

The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year
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The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year

Aug 14th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,719 Views 46 Comments

Legal fees related to the Bank Guarantee account for much of the expenditure, but other consultancies cost the State around half a million euro.

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday
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Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:19 AM 7,392 Views 28 Comments

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints
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One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints

Aug 2nd 2013, 6:15 AM 7,794 Views 118 Comments

Worryingly, six per cent of parents in a survey also said they could not afford to bring a sick child to the doctor over the past year.

Letter: 'Why I am closing my current account'
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Letter: 'Why I am closing my current account'

May 29th 2013, 3:15 PM 44,936 Views 90 Comments

An aggrieved-but-calm AIB customer, with €82 in his account, tells the bank why he is leaving them.

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print
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Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print

May 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 6,746 Views 5 Comments

High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.

Roscommon native elected as new USI President
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Roscommon native elected as new USI President

Mar 27th 2013, 5:32 PM 8,996 Views 25 Comments

The USI said Joe O’Connor has firsthand experience with the college grant system which will help him represent struggling students.

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised
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Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

Dec 5th 2012, 9:17 PM 8,603 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that hiking up the cost of prescriptions for people on low incomes could end up costing the government a lot more money than it will save.

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees
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Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

Dec 5th 2012, 8:26 PM 9,028 Views 18 Comments

The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil
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USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

Nov 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 10,242 Views 44 Comments

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators
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Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

Oct 31st 2012, 7:52 AM 5,163 Views 50 Comments

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up
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Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

Aug 21st 2012, 9:30 PM 5,796 Views 13 Comments

National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.

TD welcomes barrister fees cut
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TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Aug 17th 2012, 2:55 PM 6,515 Views 122 Comments

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees
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Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Jul 14th 2012, 10:17 AM 5,804 Views 7 Comments

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

Poll: Do you have health insurance?
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Poll: Do you have health insurance?

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:30 AM 11,051 Views 77 Comments

As another company enters the Irish health insurance market, we’re asking: do you have insurance?

Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics
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Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics

May 26th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,156 Views 2 Comments

How much will the US’s aid cuts to Pakistan really matter? And just how many priests have been connected with abuse allegations?

Students’ college fees could rocket within two years
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Students’ college fees could rocket within two years

May 24th 2012, 9:43 AM 2,397 Views 15 Comments

The Higher Education Authority says surging demands on the education system could mean fees could be doubled or more.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 24th 2012, 8:37 AM 2,833 Views 9 Comments

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll
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Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll

May 23rd 2012, 5:49 PM 3,618 Views 37 Comments

The union’s members have voted in favour of maintaining the USI’s current position in campaigning for fully Exchequer-funded fees.

Over €90k in household charge fees collected from THREE people
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Over €90k in household charge fees collected from THREE people

May 21st 2012, 10:22 AM 7,474 Views 62 Comments

Three landlords, who own at least 300 properties, have paid – in full – for the household charges they are liable for.

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans
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Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans

May 18th 2012, 5:46 PM 3,187 Views 11 Comments

The government started talking with AIB last December with the idea that students would pay back loans based on their future income.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:24 AM 4,917 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education
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The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 990 Views 1 Comment

The government promised to deliver a lot of changes in education – but one year in, has it delivered?

The 5 at 5: Friday
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The 5 at 5: Friday

Jan 13th 2012, 4:52 PM 3,881 Views 12 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts
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Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

Jan 13th 2012, 4:17 PM 6,764 Views 69 Comments

The fire brigade’s assistance at a road traffic accident will cost between €485 and €610 per hour.

Readers' Panel: Student
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Readers' Panel: Student

Dec 6th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,969 Views 9 Comments

Budget 2012 has brought a €250 registration fee increase for third-level students, cut student grants by 3 per cent, and cut maintenance payments for new postgrad entrants.

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
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In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,701 Views 43 Comments

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

Student registration fee to rise again by €250
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Student registration fee to rise again by €250

Dec 5th 2011, 4:07 PM 3,265 Views 36 Comments

The increase will have a serious impact on families across the country, the Union of Students in Ireland has warned.

Student protesters target third FG TD's office
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Student protesters target third FG TD's office

Dec 5th 2011, 3:08 PM 1,944 Views 36 Comments

Eoghan Murphy TD’s office in Ranelagh, Dublin is being occupied by students protesting against third-level grant cuts and increased fees.

TD 'reluctant to involve gardaí' in student occupation of his office
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TD 'reluctant to involve gardaí' in student occupation of his office

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:16 AM 2,864 Views 16 Comments

Fine Gael TD Anthony Lawlor says the protest raises security concerns, but “the last thing I want is to get them in any sort of trouble”

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:00 PM 3,135 Views 4 Comments

Catch upon the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 30th 2011, 7:50 PM 3,845 Views 6 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Nov 30th 2011, 4:44 PM 3,853 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest
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Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

Nov 29th 2011, 4:36 PM 4,620 Views 73 Comments

The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.

USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest
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USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest

Nov 17th 2011, 9:02 AM 4,128 Views 40 Comments

A student group affiliated to the Occupy movement claims USI and Gardaí combined to stop them from joining yesterday’s rally.

In pics: Third-level students march in free fees protest
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In pics: Third-level students march in free fees protest

Nov 16th 2011, 5:41 PM 5,332 Views 69 Comments

Gorillas, Pinocchio and dogs make an appearance at a colourful – but angry – protest against any potential reintroduction of fees.

Students march against reintroduction of fees
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Students march against reintroduction of fees

Nov 16th 2011, 4:30 PM 3,324 Views 38 Comments

Tens of thousands of students marched through the streets of the capital today – protesting against the possible reintroduction of third level fees or cutting of maintenance grants.

Thousands of students expected to march against fees
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Thousands of students expected to march against fees

Nov 16th 2011, 8:00 AM 2,014 Views 16 Comments

A march is to take place in Dublin today where students and families will descend on Government buildings to protest against the possible re-introduction of third-level fees.

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees
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Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Nov 11th 2011, 6:23 PM 674 Views 8 Comments

Ryanair described the situation as a “DAA monopoly” – but Dublin Airport says that under the regulator’s formula, there is an increase in next year’s price cap, but it has decided not to pass this on to passengers.