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Just 716 homes available to rent on 1 August – Daft

10th August 2022

Advertised rents for homes were 12.6% higher between April and June than they were in the same three-month period last year. That is according to the latest rental report from property listings website, Daft.ie, which found that during the quarter the rate of increase reached its highest level since the index was launched 16 years […]

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Surge in scams expected as banks depart market

10th August 2022

Victims of text message scams were left out of pocket to the tune of €1,700 on average during the first six months of this year, according to FraudSMART – a fraud awareness initiative led by the Banking and Payments Federation. Businesses suffered an average loss of €14,000 as a result of invoice fraud but in […]

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Surge in scams expected as banks depart market

10th August 2022

Victims of text message scams were left out of pocket to the tune of €1,700 on average during the first six months of this year, according to FraudSMART – a fraud awareness initiative led by the Banking and Payments Federation. Businesses suffered an average loss of €14,000 as a result of invoice fraud but in […]

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Department to publish Tax Strategy papers today

10th August 2022

The Department of Finance will publish its Tax Strategy Group papers this morning, which will outline options for next month’s Budget. The papers are expected to cover a range of issues including income tax and environmental taxes. Every year the Department of Finance prepares briefing notes for the Minister of Finance on the potential options […]

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Wind electricity generation helps moderate wholesale price – report

9th August 2022

There was a €40 difference in the cost of wholesale electricity here in July between the days on which most energy was generated from wind and those with the least. According to Wind Energy Ireland, the average wholesale cost of electricity was €267.19 per Megawatt Hour (MwH) during the month. The price varied from €256.66 […]

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Revenue for radio operators in Ireland up 18% in H1 – Radiocentre Ireland

9th August 2022

Revenue for all radio operators in Ireland in the first six months of the year was up 18% on the same time last year, according to figures published by Radiocentre Ireland. The revenue data is based on the actual recorded revenues for each radio station in Ireland. The report shows that the Irish radio advertising […]

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Investment potential & renewable dividend from hydrogen – report

9th August 2022

The development of green hydrogen as a power source at scale here could attract significant overseas investment, lead to the creation of thousands of jobs and solidify the country’s status as a hub for renewable energy. This is one of the findings of a report on the potential for hydrogen power from the representative body, […]

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Rise in number of termination notices received by RTB

8th August 2022

The number of termination notices received by the Residential Tenancies Board in the first half of the year rose by 58%, compared with the latter half of 2021. Almost 3,000 notices of termination were received in the first half of 2022, compared to over 1,800 in the final six months of 2021. According to RTB […]

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Wind electricity generation helps moderate wholesale price – report

8th August 2022

There was a €40 difference in the cost of wholesale electricity here in July between the days on which most energy was generated from wind and those with the least. According to Wind Energy Ireland, the average wholesale cost of electricity was €267.19 per Megawatt Hour (MwH) during the month. The price varied from €256.66 […]

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Wind electricity generation helps moderate wholesale price – report

8th August 2022

There was a €40 difference in the cost of wholesale electricity here in July between the days on which most energy was generated from wind and those with the least. According to Wind Energy Ireland, the average wholesale cost of electricity was €267.19 per Megawatt Hour (MwH) during the month. The price varied from €256.66 […]

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