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#On the up

From TheJournal.ie Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday On The Up

Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday

The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months Bin Charges

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel' On The Up

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

From The42 Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years On The Up

Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years

The funding, provided through Sport Ireland, will be distributed among ladies football and camogie.

From TheJournal.ie 'His car insurance jumped from €7k to €56k - he's being forced out of business' Rising Costs

'His car insurance jumped from €7k to €56k - he's being forced out of business'

The Dáil will debate a Fianna Fáil motion to tackle the spiralling costs of car insurance.

From TheJournal.ie There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance On The Up

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

From TheJournal.ie Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again On The Up

Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again

The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.

From The42 Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win On The Up

Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win

Dave Robertson’s charges have now won three games on the bounce.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400% On The Up

'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400%

TDs said it was time the insurance companies were transparent about why the costs were on the rise for customers.

From The42 Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1 On The Up

Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1

Cavan are back in the top flight for the first time in 15 years.

From The42 Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings On The Up

Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings

Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland remain one place ahead of his namesake’s team.

From The42 Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland COYBIG

Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 opponents remain number one in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers haven't felt this good for 10 years Feeling Good

Irish consumers haven't felt this good for 10 years

The figures from the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland show consumer sentiment at its highest point for ten years.

From The42 Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory On The Up

Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory

Goals from Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa handed the Blues a 3-0 win at Selhurst Park.

From The42 Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement) On The Up

Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement)

Aside from last year’s trip to Toulon, Ulster’s recent history in France has been greatly encouraging.

From TheJournal.ie More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before On The Up

More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before

There has been a big increase in the number of routes through the airport.

From TheJournal.ie We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014 Looking Up

We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014

Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.

From TheJournal.ie A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit Amazing.com

A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit

The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket On The Up

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year Pay Outs

Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.

From The42 Former Ireland international's debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs On The Up

Former Ireland international's debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs

It wasn’t a welcome arrival for Keith Treacy as Martin Russell’s men made it four wins from their last five.

From TheJournal.ie House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping On The Up

House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping

But the rate of property price increases is slowing.

From TheJournal.ie Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up On The Up

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism Some Spot

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism

Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.

From The42 Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being On The Up

Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being

Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status On The Up

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

It’s been going for 15 years.

From TheJournal.ie Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM Drive Time

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM

He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.

From The42 Another Waterford hurling win over Cork as they dominate Munster U21 tie On The Up

Another Waterford hurling win over Cork as they dominate Munster U21 tie

The Deise claimed a ten point win in Páirc Uí Rinn.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus... Getting Out Of The House

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

… and the train (and coach trips).

From TheJournal.ie Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise On The Up

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise

Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.

From The42 5 reasons why Roscommon football is on the up On The Up

5 reasons why Roscommon football is on the up

Roscommon’s recent progress has left them as many people’s dark horses for the All-Ireland this year.

From TheJournal.ie This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From The42 Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position On The Up

Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position

The latest list has been released today, with the Boys in Green up to 62nd and Chris Coleman’s men in 22nd.

From TheJournal.ie Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years On The Up

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years

That’s according to a new report on the growth of the main religions.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations On The Up

Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations

The company has laid out a €20 million programme of investment.

From TheJournal.ie 100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year Nice Motor
From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Houses are selling for 40% more than their reserve price at auction today Watch Out Folks

Houses are selling for 40% more than their reserve price at auction today

It’s all getting a bit boom-tastic over at the RDS.

From The42 A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight On The Up

A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight

Liverpool scored three straight goals to get an important away win.

From TheJournal.ie Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.