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Irish households face the largest drop in living standards since the 2008 financial crisis, warns ESRI

Irish households face the largest drop in living standards since the 2008 financial crisis, warns ESRI

Irish households are facing the largest decline in living standards since the financial crisis in 2008 as earnings do not keep pace with rising inflation, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has warned. The institute also predicts a possible slowdown in house price growth due to rising interest rates. In its latest summer commentary, …

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Questions and Answers: Parents who want to give us a financial dividend for home renovation

Questions and Answers: Parents who want to give us a financial dividend for home renovation

My wife and I are in a happy position to have been offered a loan of € 100,000 from my parents. We have our own house but are considering renovating. I have seen that you have previously said that Revenue sees this as either (a) no interest was charged and the interest is therefore a …

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