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Borrowers looking to access personal credit reports stored in the new national credit register cannot access them with the Government’s Public Services Card. RTÉ News has learned the Central Bank does not accept the card as a valid proof of identification or PPS number when people are applying to the Central Credit Register for their […]
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Dublin-based company bookapitch is delivering a web-based solution that makes booking and managing sports facilities easier. Bookapitch is a new online venture that enables organisations like schools, GAA or football clubs to advertise and rent out their sports pitches without spending their time speaking to each and every person making a booking – while allowing
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Ulster University has launched a €6.7 million cross-border research project, funded by European Union, it aims to develop a range of consumer-owned energy storage resources. The launch of Ulster University’s SPIRE 2 project follows the UK Government’s announcement of a complete transformation of how energy will be generated, stored and used in the future. SPIRE […]
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The Finance Bill is to contain a provision which will adjust a loan-to-value restriction on the Government’s first-time buyer scheme. Originally the Budget stated that home buyers would have to take out a mortgage of at least 80% of the value of a home to qualify for the grant. However, there were concerns raised by […]
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Interest deductibility for residential landlords is to be increased by 5% to 80% as part of measures in Budget 2017 to support the rental market. The rate had been restricted to 75% in 2009. In addition, full interest deductibility for landlords will be restored on a phased basis. It will increase by instalments of 5% […]
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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Budget 2017 is the first in a series of budgets that are focused on what the public said was important. Speaking on RTÉ News, Mr Kenny said it was based on continued prudent management of the economy that takes into account coming challenges such as Brexit. The Taoiseach said he […]