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Britain ‘does not recognise’ €47.5bn Brexit bill – PM’s spokesperson

Britain has said it does not recognise the European Union’s estimate of the overall Brexit settlement cost, and that the total bill remained within the government’s original projections. The EU said on Thursday that Britain is liable to pay €47.5billion to the EU as part of its post-Brexit financial settlement. The figure, contained in the […]

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Higher utility bills and transport costs drive inflation higher – CSO

Consumer prices rose by 1.6% in June on an annual basis on the back of higher electricity, gas and transport prices, new figures from Central Statistics Office show today. The figure for June was marginally lower than the two-year high of 1.7% in May, the CSO said. Prices had fallen on an annual basis during […]

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Indoor dining legislation to go before Dáil next week

A Bill to amend the 1947 Public Health Act to allow vaccinated people eat and drink inside bars and restaurants is being worked on tonight. The legislation is set to go before the Dáil and Seanad next week. The measures in the Bill would effectively expire once the population was vaccinated. The government is hoping […]

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What is the Fair Deal scheme and how does it work?

While there are 677,000 citizens over the age of 66 currently in Ireland, by 2050 there will be 1.8million – and it costs. John Lowe of MoneyDoctors.ie investigates. Caring for our ageing citizens is certainly going to become not just a national pastime but a serious task for these citizens and their families. Top of […]

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Savers pumping extra money into pension plans as pandemic creates €21bn surplus

The pandemic is leading to bumper pension pots. This is because large numbers of people who have built up pandemic savings are pumping some of the extra money into their pensions. Pension advisers say that more than four in 10 people have increased their pension contributions during the pandemic. Pension trustees Independent Trustee Company (ITC), […]

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Vast majority on PUP would be financially better off at work – ESRI

Younger people are more likely to suffer from financial hardship when Covid-19 State supports are ceased, according to new research published by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). In its latest publication, the ESRI also said that the estimated average income loss for households was more than halved as a result of pandemic payments. […]

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McDonald’s announce 800 new jobs across Ireland ahead of ‘full reopening’

The roles are being created in anticipation of a further easing of government restrictions McDonald’s is set to hire 800 people across the country as the fast food chain expands its workforce. The company announced the new jobs at restaurants in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Sligo, […]

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Maria Brill Joins the Board of OnlyMedia.Press

Maria Brill Personal Assistant to Mr. Gill for over 8 years has been asked to join the very extinguished Board of Directors she will be working alongside some very important people in the publishing world. When Mr. Gill resigned being CEO to the Facial Expressions Research Group she was sadly forced to work for Mr. […]

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Irish pubs update: Full reopening date latest as Leo Varadkar shares lockdown timeline

Mr Varadkar said that the Government is still ‘keeping an eye’ on the worrying situation in England Indoor dining at Irish pubs is on track to reopen in just over two weeks, Leo Varadkar has confirmed. The Tanaiste shared the latest update on the government’s reopening plans, with the full return of pubs across the […]

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