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From TheJournal.ie Nearly 16% of Irish households at risk of poverty last year while disposable income increased Deprivation

Nearly 16% of Irish households at risk of poverty last year while disposable income increased

New CSO data shows that the average annual household disposable income was €48,476 in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you consider a family which earns €100,000 to be 'rich'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you consider a family which earns €100,000 to be 'rich'?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that a family making €100,000 per year via joint income can no longer be considered to be rich.

From TheJournal.ie More women than men are in full-time work after graduating - but they earn less over time Pay Gap

More women than men are in full-time work after graduating - but they earn less over time

The CSO and HEA released the report that monitored graduates from 2010 to 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

From TheJournal.ie Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts Buckingham Palace

Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts

The refurbishment is set to replace electrical wiring, water pipes and boilers in the biggest overhaul since the 1950s.

From TheJournal.ie The average first time buyer in Ireland is 34 years old and needs at least a €50,000 deposit Start Saving

The average first time buyer in Ireland is 34 years old and needs at least a €50,000 deposit

According to the Central Bank, the average first time buyer received a mortgage of €185,939 last year.

From TheJournal.ie These are the four richest counties in Ireland Doing Well For Themselves

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa Bóthar Ark

Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa

The Bóthar Ark has flown with a cargo of Irish-donated animals which will be presented to farming families in Rwanda.

From The42 Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money Distribution

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money

The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support an unconditional basic income for everyone in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support an unconditional basic income for everyone in Ireland?

The amount suggested in Switzerland would amount to €2,250 per month.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why poorer families were hardest hit by post-Celtic Tiger inflation The Recession

Here's why poorer families were hardest hit by post-Celtic Tiger inflation

Inflation for low income households was above the average rate during the recession.

From TheJournal.ie Do you earn enough for a minimum standard of living? All About The Money

Do you earn enough for a minimum standard of living?

The threshold has just gone up.

From TheJournal.ie Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past Back Down To Earth

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past

This week the Daft.ie Sales Report showed that we can expect the housing market to calm down a little bit.

From TheJournal.ie The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government Opinion

The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government

Economic inequality in increasing in Ireland – despite what TDs might say.

From TheJournal.ie How much can you make by taking in a lodger? Cashing In

How much can you make by taking in a lodger?

Could your spare rooms be pulling in a tax-free €12,000 a year?

From TheJournal.ie Could shared ownership help to solve some of Ireland's housing problems? Help To Buy

Could shared ownership help to solve some of Ireland's housing problems?

The scheme was previously phased out because of a “very significant easing of affordability”.

From TheJournal.ie So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year? Before Tax

So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?

Michael Noonan recently revealed how many people are expected to fall into each income bracket in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie 'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers' Bills Bills Bills

'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'

Most people also expect to pay more on essential items over the next six months.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer Income

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

An ESRI report also found that contrary to popular belief the ‘squeezed middle’ has not been hardest hit in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest Not Lovin' It

Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest

Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.

From TheJournal.ie Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says Taxing

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

From TheJournal.ie Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI Mind The Gap

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

From TheJournal.ie Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

From TheJournal.ie Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post For A Rainy Day

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

From TheJournal.ie More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills Uswitch.ie

More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

From TheJournal.ie Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI Standard Of Living

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

From TheJournal.ie 250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on Penny Pinching

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

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 Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups Income

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

A new look at budgets from 2009 to 2014 by the ESRI shows that the lowest impact of next year’s budget was on some middle income groups.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k Budget 2014

Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k

Michael Noonan has indicated that he won’t be considering any kind of ‘wealth tax’ in Budget 2014 – but has released figures on how much it would bring in.

From TheJournal.ie Qualifications in centre-based childcare 'relatively low' Under-qualified

Qualifications in centre-based childcare 'relatively low'

An ESRI survey showed that 60% of children at nine months are still cared for by parents.

From TheJournal.ie Can you give 1 per cent (of your time or money) to a good cause? Philanthropy

Can you give 1 per cent (of your time or money) to a good cause?

A new campaign is asking people to commit 1 per cent of their income, profits or time to a cause they believe in.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life Worst In Show

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life

Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.

From TheJournal.ie Which county has the lowest disposable income per person? Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007 Poverty

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year Savings

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

From TheJournal.ie Fee-paying schools have extra €81.3m for teachers and facilities Education

Fee-paying schools have extra €81.3m for teachers and facilities

An examination of Ireland’s 55 so-called private secondary schools has thrown up some interesting figures.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we learned about poverty in Ireland this week Society

9 things we learned about poverty in Ireland this week

A major study released by the CSO this week gave facts and figures about income in Ireland today. This is what it found.

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 Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has Money Money Money

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

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