Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore tied for the top spot in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey.
Award-winning beef farmer Gerard Dineen on why there is a lot of despair among beef farmers right now
“The poor you will always have with you,” Jesus declared as he was anointed at Bethany. Almost 2,000 years later, little has changed.
Higher taxes are not the way to go if we are to avoid driving away the talent that indigenous and foreign-owned firms crave.
Families are being devastated by rip-off rises in the cost of living, including a 30% surge in car insurance over the past year, consumer champions have warned.
So, the overall cost of living has fallen by approximately 1% since the onset of the recession five years ago.
The cost of many everyday goods and services has rocketed since austerity measures were introduced in 2008.
Surging utility bill prices are pushing households already struggling to cope with the recession over the financial edge.
AIB has taken the first steps towards repossessing homes by issuing a “few thousand” legal letters to what it called strategic defaulters.
Education Minister Ruairi Quinn insists he does not have power to force schools into moves that would reduce parents’ bills on books, uniforms and other education costs.
More than one third of people avoided visiting the family doctor over the last year as a result of financial hardship, according to a survey.
IT’S not rocket science — school costs too much.
HARD-PRESSED families could be in line to have more input on their school’s policy on issues such as book rental schemes and uniforms thanks to a draft parents’ charter due to be published by the end of the year.
Ireland is not going to get a retroactive bailout from the European Stability Mechanism according to the former deputy director of the IMF, Dr Donal Donovan.
Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has signalled that the Leaving Certificate will be overhauled just like the Junior Certificate, as the education system was criticised as “unsustainable” amid fears of a “slide into mediocrity”.
Senior Government figures may not have been heartbroken that the final chapter in our €300m planning report was published just after the lights were turned off in Leinster House for the summer recess.
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