# Money Money Money

This year
Bank of Ireland reports pre-tax profit of €1 billion in first six months of the year
The bank’s interim results show that new lending of €5.2 billion was up 20% compared to the first six months of last year.
FG wants entry point for higher tax band rate to get closer to €50,000 in this year's budget
An option being considered is a further increase on the €40,000.
Analysis: The €26 billion surplus could be used in a politically and financially clever way
If the government wants to fix housing with its budget surplus, it must do it the right way, writes economist Ciarán Casey.
Last year
Newcastle fans group to protest as Saudi owners announce £70.4m cash boost
The protest will be staged ahead of Saturday’s match at home to Chelsea.
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Government 'can't take risks with economy', says Taoiseach in response to calls for mini budget
Taoiseach Micheál Martin faced more calls for an emergency budget today.
Spending watchdog warns that inflation crisis could hurt govt's budget for big ticket plans
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council urged the government to properly factor in the cost of major health, climate and defence plans.
Money not the reason for Newcastle’s survival – Eddie Howe
“The easy thing is to talk about money. It is not what has got us here,” said Howe.
Opinion: Keeping your money working for you - how to deal with rising costs
Financial expert David Quinn says it’s tricky at the moment as the cost of living rises – but there are little changes you can make to help your pocket.
'Brands are waking up to the fact that women's sport is a new market that can deliver better value'
The42 takes a closer look at some significant sponsorship announcements for camogie teams and what it means for women’s sport in Ireland.
FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?
The short answer: No.
Man City's revenue from title-winning season exceeds Man United's for first time
City reported club record revenue of £569.8 million which is a 19% increase on the previous year.
All time
GAA, IRFU and FAI to receive €57 million in Covid-related Government funding
The funding is intended to help sports organisations to recover and grow post pandemic.
Clarity on climate and health plans needed to avoid 'significant' cost to State, watchdog warns
The Irish Fiscal Council says the current over-reliance on corporation tax needs to be addressed.
Single ticket wins $700 million Powerball jackpot in US
No one had won the game’s grand prize since 5 June.
Buy now, pay later services are on their way on Ireland - what should consumers know?
Buy now, pay later service Klarna is currently hiring for its Dublin office.
Former Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg signs long-term Nike deal reportedly worth over €1 million
The Lyon player had previously been sponsored by Nike’s rival Puma.
Uefa release €236.5 million to help member associations - but FAI may not benefit
‘Our sport is facing an unprecedented challenge brought about by the Covid-19 crisis.’
Djokovic says tennis' 'big three' plan to help lowest-ranked players
Djokovic, Federer and Nadal have been looking into organising financial aid for others.
Covid-19 pandemic could cost Premier League at least £1 billion
The estimate was set out in a letter from chief executive Richard Masters.
Liverpool the latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff members
The club say they will be paid 100% of their salaries to ensure no member of staff is financially disadvantaged
New measures to see increases in some social welfare payments from this week
Pensioners and people with disabilities who are living alone are the main cohort of social welfare recipients to benefit.
Economic disaster, diaries and hand-dryers: Inside the most powerful government department
From the Cuban Missile Crisis to Roger Casement statues, the Department of Finance is involved in nearly every government decision.
Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State
Minister Paschal Donohoe said prudent management of the public finances in needed.
Price comes with pressure, Van Dijk warns United's new recruit Maguire
Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk had some advice for the world’s most expensive defender.
Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport
‘Sports Extra’ will carry BT Sport and Premier Sport in Ireland, meaning a record 233 Premier League matches will be available live.
'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA
Ireland has paid €60 billion interest on its national debt over the last 10 years.
Irish workers earn an average of €23 an hour and a yearly salary of €39,000, according to CSO figures
The sector with the lowest recorded hourly earnings was Accommodation and Food at €12.54 per hour.
FAI announce details and pricing of new long-term premium ticket scheme
Membership of Club Ireland is on sale from today.
Cork's remaining league fixtures moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp set to cost €95.8m
Páirc Uí Rinn will host the county’s remaining league ties, including double headers with the Cork ladies.
GAA confirm ticket price increases for both league and championship
They’re going up and up.
Linking up! Celtic could become major shareholders in Shamrock Rovers
Both sides would benefit from the deal if the reported talks and negotiations are successful.
How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Michael D's spending has been revealed
This is the first time such a review has been published since the Irish Presidency was established in 1938.
Sky Sports announce live coverage of $9million showdown between Woods and Mickelson
Two golfing greats go head-to-head in a winner-takes-all contest in Las Vegas from tonight.
SIPO renews call for rethink on political party funding rules
The Standards in Public Office Commission is tasked with ensuring all parties are in compliance with funding rules.
Golf fans to be charged €18 PPV fee to watch Woods-Mickelson showdown
The pair will face off for $9 million in Las Vegas on 23 November.
Spending by the Office of the President to be scrutinised next week
The Secretary General of the Department of An Taoiseach has warned the committee it could be in breach of the Constitution.
Bordeaux claim Henry didn't get manager's job for 'financial reasons'
The French club’s new owners walked away from talks after failing to agree terms with the former Gunners striker.
Ramsey stalling on Arsenal contract extension to secure 'last big pay day,' says Gunners legend Parlour
Wales international Aaron Ramsey has been at the Emirates Stadium since 2008.
Rising rents have pushed the living wage up to €11.90 an hour
Despite rising housing costs, the price of food, clothing, health insurance and transport all fell in 2018.