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From TheJournal.ie The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year Fees

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday Student Grants

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints GP Visits

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon native elected as new USI President Students

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

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

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised Budget 2013

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

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.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie USI President released following arrest in the Dáil Students

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

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

From TheJournal.ie Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators Standup This post contains videos

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

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.

From TheJournal.ie Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up Student Finance

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

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

From TheJournal.ie TD welcomes barrister fees cut Legal Fees

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees Credit Cards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

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

From TheJournal.ie Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Students’ college fees could rocket within two years Fees

Students’ college fees could rocket within two years

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

From TheJournal.ie Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll Fees

Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll

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

From TheJournal.ie Over €90k in household charge fees collected from THREE people Household Charge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans Student Loan Scheme

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education One Year In

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts Fees

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

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

From TheJournal.ie Readers' Panel: Student Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Student

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.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012 Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

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

From TheJournal.ie Student registration fee to rise again by €250 Budget12

Student registration fee to rise again by €250

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

From TheJournal.ie Student protesters target third FG TD's office Student Fees

Student protesters target third FG TD's office

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

From TheJournal.ie TD 'reluctant to involve gardaí' in student occupation of his office Occupy Naas

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

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”

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Friday

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest Stop Fees

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

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.

From TheJournal.ie USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest Fees

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Third-level students march in free fees protest Student Protest This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Students march against reintroduction of fees Student Protest This post contains videos

Students march against reintroduction of fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of students expected to march against fees Students

Thousands of students expected to march against fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees Dublin Airport

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands protest in London over student fees London

Thousands protest in London over student fees

The marchers had planned to link up with an existing protest camp against corporate greed outside St Paul’s Cathedral, but were stopped by lines of police in riot gear.