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Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
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Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

May 23rd 2022, 8:02 AM 18,339 Views 41 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
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World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

Jan 17th 2022, 9:23 AM 34,761 Views 70 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

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Ireland's high earners feel 'insecure' with 28% finding it difficult to make end meets
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Ireland's high earners feel 'insecure' with 28% finding it difficult to make end meets

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:10 AM 41,081 Views 53 Comments

Despite concerns, the highest earners in Ireland do not want to pay less tax on their earnings.

Irish household finances more resilient than before the last recession, says Central Bank
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Irish household finances more resilient than before the last recession, says Central Bank

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:15 PM 15,610 Views 19 Comments

The study takes 2013 to represent ‘the low-point of the last recession in Ireland’.

Inventor James Dyson tops 2020 Sunday Times Rich List - but it's not all good news for the super-rich
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Inventor James Dyson tops 2020 Sunday Times Rich List - but it's not all good news for the super-rich

May 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 60,902 Views 43 Comments

The list has shown the respected annual ranking of the UK’s 1,000 wealthiest people since 1989.

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan
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Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan

Sep 28th 2018, 3:11 PM 6,195 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old has bought Serie C side Monza.

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland
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Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

Jul 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,837 Views 20 Comments

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million
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U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:58 PM 17,342 Views 58 Comments

Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Enya and Niall Horan all feature on the list.

White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets
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White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets

Apr 1st 2017, 10:55 AM 25,146 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about potential conflicts of interest.

These are the four richest counties in Ireland
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These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM 84,172 Views 35 Comments

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

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U2 top Irish Rich List with a combined wealth of €645 million

Mar 4th 2017, 2:51 PM 24,395 Views 39 Comments

Niall Horan, Graham Norton, Colin Farrell, Daniel O’Donnell, Michael Flatley, and Enya all feature.

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
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Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Mar 1st 2017, 8:12 AM 29,370 Views 48 Comments

Some people are doing very well.

Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551
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Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551

Jan 8th 2017, 9:30 AM 28,779 Views 62 Comments

The Finance Minister said individual daily rates could not be disclosed for commercial reasons.

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world
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The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

Aug 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 56,092 Views 43 Comments

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season
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Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season

May 12th 2016, 4:19 PM 10,000 Views 25 Comments

The French clubs are going to be even wealthier from 2019 onwards.

Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth
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Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth

Apr 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 20,305 Views 59 Comments

The singer topped the Sunday Times young rich list for musicians aged 30 and under.

The 10 celebrities making the most money long after they've gone
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The 10 celebrities making the most money long after they've gone

Mar 13th 2016, 3:00 PM 32,494 Views 13 Comments

Michael Jackson is the top earner, making over €100 million last year.

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university
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These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university

Sep 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 35,341 Views 27 Comments

IKEA, L’Oreal and Zara all get a mention.

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien
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David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien

Sep 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,944 Views 97 Comments

Well, a debate anyway…

'That's two or three individuals with massive amounts of money to spend'
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'That's two or three individuals with massive amounts of money to spend'

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 10,872 Views 1 Comment

The Guinness Pro12 is back this weekend with long-term aims to overhaul the Top 14.

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided
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This map shows how Dublin is a city divided

Jun 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 78,078 Views 33 Comments

A report commissioned by the council shows where the bulk of the wealth is – and the deprivation.

How this man went from college drop-out to a $54 billion fortune
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How this man went from college drop-out to a $54 billion fortune

Jun 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 35,008 Views 34 Comments

Larry Ellison is the world’s third richest person.

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich
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Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,430 Views 22 Comments

It seems wealth has its privileges.

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...
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Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Jan 30th 2015, 5:15 PM 56,913 Views 32 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth
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The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

Jan 19th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,214 Views 61 Comments

But how can this be reversed?

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours
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Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours

Dec 12th 2014, 10:44 AM 5,124 Views 76 Comments

New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
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The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,751 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

99% of young adults in D6 go to college, just 15% in D17
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99% of young adults in D6 go to college, just 15% in D17

Aug 20th 2014, 9:56 AM 15,329 Views 62 Comments

A report from the Higher Education Authority says we “urgently need to tap into the deep reservoirs of disadvantage”.

You'd need the Cusack Stand to hold all of Dublin's millionaires
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You'd need the Cusack Stand to hold all of Dublin's millionaires

Jul 24th 2014, 11:33 AM 13,043 Views 33 Comments

One in 40 people in the capital is a millionaire apparently.

13 things you probably never knew about India
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13 things you probably never knew about India

Jul 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,841 Views 46 Comments

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average
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Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average

Jun 19th 2014, 10:31 AM 13,987 Views 86 Comments

No prizes for guessing who’s towards the top…

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?
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Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?

Jun 10th 2014, 8:56 AM 16,869 Views 225 Comments

Is it only fair to ask high earners to pull their weight? Or is it just too punitive?

If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month
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If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month

Feb 19th 2014, 10:28 AM 6,795 Views 19 Comments

Some plans will increase by up to 20 per cent, with the average hike being 12.7 per cent.

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population
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World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population

Jan 20th 2014, 10:04 AM 18,714 Views 190 Comments

A report by Oxfam finds that Europe’s 10 richest people exceeds the total cost of stimulus measures implemented across the EU between 2008 and 2010.

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
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Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

May 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 198 Views 125 Comments

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality
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Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality

May 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 67 Views 21 Comments

We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.

Column: The EU need not look beyond its own borders to see widespread poverty
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Column: The EU need not look beyond its own borders to see widespread poverty

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:00 AM 71 Views 38 Comments

At 38 per cent, Ireland has the highest rate of children at risk of poverty in Western Europe. But, far from protecting the vulnerable, the government has introduced austerity measures that mean the rich get richer, writes Richard Manton.

Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities
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Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:55 PM 8,023 Views 33 Comments

However its authors said the current measures to address the economic crisis and public finances could affect its position.

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988
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How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Jan 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,154 Views 39 Comments

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012
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The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012

Jan 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,549 Views 89 Comments

Nope, we haven’t heard of some of these rich folks…

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