: Syndicated

Electric Ireland cuts gas prices

Electric Ireland said it would cut standard gas unit prices for residential customers and SMEs by 2.5pc from January 1st. The cut will save residential customers €20.22 on average per year. “We are particularly happy to be able to reduce gas prices ahead of January as it’s the month our customers use the most gas […]

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New €20 note in circulation today

A new version of the €20 note will begin circulating today. The note is the same size and of similar appearance to the existing note – but has additional security features including a portrait watermark of the Greek goddess Europa, and raised lines along the side of the note. Part of the reason for the […]

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Property tax increases postponed until 2019

Property tax will not rise before 2019 after the Cabinet signed off on legislation that will allow valuations made in 2013 to stand for three more years. It was originally envisaged that homeowners would have to update the valuation that they provided when the tax was introduced by November 1 next year. However, the Local […]

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Back-up power helps generate growth

Pat Smith left a secure ESB job to set up his own power management firm. Now his son Padraig is taking it to new levels. The success of most businesses largely comes from their ability to solve problems for their customers. This week’s company is no exception. Headquartered in Newcastle West, Co Limerick, and with […]

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