Budget 2016: A little something for everyone

Budget 2016: A little something for everyone

Budget 2016; what are the consequences. The budget 2016 was released back in October with effects for many households around the country. The budget showed increased expenditure in Education, Health, Employment, Social Protection and Housing – all of which bodes well...
Unpaid Water Charges and Property Sales

Unpaid Water Charges and Property Sales

Irish Water: How the water charge effects the sale of your property. There is much debate and controversy surrounding the creation and execution of the water charges and the company Irish Water. Yet, many still do not realise the implications of not paying or refusing...
Long Running Dispute of Longboat Quay

Long Running Dispute of Longboat Quay

Longboat Quay During the Celtic Tiger many top housing developments were constructed in minimal time – which resulted in potentially disastrous shortcuts. Dublin Fire Brigade issued a fire safety notice last month for Longboat Quay, a block of 299 apartments in the...
State Pension Provision: Q & A

State Pension Provision: Q & A

What is the State pension system? There are essentially two parallel State pension systems in Ireland, a social insurance system and a social assistance system.  The State Pension (Contributory) is paid to individuals who have paid the required Pay Related Social...