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Financial Fair Play? For the first time ever, Premier League spending tops £1 billion
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# Billion Dollar Baby

Financial Fair Play? For the first time ever, Premier League spending tops £1 billion

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:18 PM 4,746 Views 5 Comments

That’s a lot of cash.

Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch
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# Direct Provision

Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch

Jan 27th 2016, 6:02 AM 8,165 Views 41 Comments

Around 3,000 adults and 1,100 children are currently being paid direct provision allowance.

QUIZ: How Financially Fit Are You?
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QUIZ: How Financially Fit Are You?

Jan 7th 2016, 11:22 AM 47,065 Views 68 Comments

It’s time to take the Financial Bleep Test.

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
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The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

Nov 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 12,523 Views 20 Comments

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

How much will you spend on Christmas presents this year?
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How much will you spend on Christmas presents this year?

Nov 21st 2015, 10:22 AM 23,363 Views 68 Comments

Irish adults spent an average of €297 on gifts last year.

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
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# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 4:25 PM 6,561 Views 16 Comments

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
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# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 3:28 PM 8,104 Views 15 Comments

“No more booms and bust.”

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?

Oct 12th 2015, 9:33 AM 22,335 Views 128 Comments

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this
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A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Oct 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 276 Views 110 Comments

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy
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# Spending Habits

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy

Aug 12th 2015, 12:35 PM 28,323 Views 48 Comments

You might be able to refuse showing your card when shopping at some airports, but the DAA said it’s a boarding card scan is obligatory to make a purchase in their outlets.

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out
# On The Lash
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# On The Lash

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out

Aug 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,039 Views 20 Comments

People have been spending more money on clothes and shoes too…

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit
# Consumer Confidence
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# Consumer Confidence

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit

Jul 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 17,190 Views 79 Comments

A new report on consumer confidence has also identified the closure of Clerys as having a negative impact.

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years
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# Spending

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:08 AM 9,622 Views 34 Comments

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:
# Sprung A Leak
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# Sprung A Leak

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:

Jun 13th 2015, 8:15 AM 22,722 Views 174 Comments

They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff
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# Suicide Prevention

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Mar 19th 2015, 7:23 PM 9,426 Views 11 Comments

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe - who are the least?
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# Positive People

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe - who are the least?

Feb 5th 2015, 1:30 PM 6,518 Views 10 Comments

A consumer sentiment survey also hinted that Irish household could boost spending in the coming year.

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years
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# Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

Jan 8th 2015, 2:08 PM 9,447 Views 27 Comments

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

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010
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# Housing

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010

Jan 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 10,013 Views 48 Comments

This was distributed among 71,800 recipients.

Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday
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# Your Money

Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:47 PM 31,221 Views 41 Comments

Here are the details.

Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?

Dec 29th 2014, 9:39 AM 29,174 Views 203 Comments

As more people get older, the Government have concerns about increasing expenditure.

St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'
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# Bargain Hunting

St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'

Dec 26th 2014, 6:40 PM 64,147 Views 122 Comments

Mad Ted.

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money
# Savvy Shoppers
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# Savvy Shoppers

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 33,872 Views 32 Comments

Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…

When governments cut health spending, more women die in childbirth
# Delivery
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# Delivery

When governments cut health spending, more women die in childbirth

Dec 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 2,318 Views 5 Comments

Though the presence of a skilled childbirth specialist can help.

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
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# Cash Money

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

Dec 1st 2014, 9:14 AM 16,198 Views 65 Comments

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you
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# Spend Spend Spend

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you

Dec 1st 2014, 8:52 AM 7,284 Views 30 Comments

Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending
# Budget 2015
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# Budget 2015

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending

Oct 15th 2014, 1:10 PM 7,591 Views 14 Comments

€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.

Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016
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# Minister For 1916

Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016

Oct 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,467 Views 13 Comments

Her Department’s being given €212 million in total to spend, as part of Budget 2015.

How to get a refund for that app you bought
# TechKnowHow
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# TechKnowHow

How to get a refund for that app you bought

Sep 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 8,857 Views 5 Comments

Because there are moments where you might want your money back.

Here's how Michael Noonan wants to end 'boom and bust' economics
# Steady As She Goes
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# Steady As She Goes

Here's how Michael Noonan wants to end 'boom and bust' economics

Sep 11th 2014, 5:20 PM 9,558 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said that overspending by government poses the biggest threat to recovery.

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world
# The Outlook
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# The Outlook

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world

Sep 9th 2014, 3:36 PM 11,554 Views 48 Comments

But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'
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# Human Rights

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

Jul 25th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,293 Views 77 Comments

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit
# Cash Down
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# Cash Down

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:53 PM 27,849 Views 57 Comments

Despite large sums in the bank, many depositors aren’t earning a lot through interest.

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:05 AM 7,967 Views 71 Comments

It could be a way of safeguarding health and impact on finances.

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?
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# Bargain

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?

Jul 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 34 Views 17 Comments

I can’t go into town at the moment. Don’t trust myself. It’s too dangerous.

Inflation up slightly in June
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# Prices

Inflation up slightly in June

Jul 11th 2014, 8:43 AM 3,831 Views 8 Comments

Biggest increases recorded in cost of education, restaurants and insurance.

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world
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# Health

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world

Jul 1st 2014, 12:23 PM 8,219 Views 54 Comments

Ireland lags behind the US and most of western Europe in health spend to GDP ratio.

9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s
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# Thrifty

9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s

Jun 21st 2014, 4:30 PM 19,599 Views 52 Comments

Are you a spender or saver?

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?
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# Spending

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

Jun 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 32,895 Views 75 Comments

The quarterly report from ComReg suggests that cheaper mobile plans and the increased sales of bundled products have helped reduce the amount spent on mobile services.

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane
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# Scoops On A Plane

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane

Jun 18th 2014, 1:57 PM 17,135 Views 28 Comments

How much do we spend on drink, clothes and personal grooming when heading on holidays, compared to other nations?

'Should I go in and sit on my hands?': PAC chair defends call for health bosses to quit
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# PAC

'Should I go in and sit on my hands?': PAC chair defends call for health bosses to quit

Jun 14th 2014, 1:56 PM 7,503 Views 44 Comments

John McGuinness said it wasn’t an attempt to grab headlines.