Eoin Mcgee

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Paul Scholes and Roy Keane, who were suspended for the final, lift the European Cup. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Allsport

“When are you travelling,” asked the man in the passport office casually enough, appearing to assume it wouldn’t be for a couple of weeks yet because (...)

Photograph: iStock

For many parents, it’s a foregone conclusion; either they don’t have the funds at all, or are so well-off that it’s simply not an issue. For many othe(...)

Brendan Courtney and his mother Nuala in We Need to Talk about Mam. Photograph: RTE

Early in Brendan Courtney’s new documentary We Need to Talk About Mam (RTÉ One, Monday, 9.35pm) – cross between a frank personal diary, a financial ad(...)

Brendan Courtney in ‘This Crowded House’

Are you in your 20s, 30s – or even 40s – and still enjoying the creature comforts of home? Or desperately trying to move out? Or maybe you’re a hard-p(...)

Pat Kenny: Reckons the young people of today have it too easy at home

In one of the week’s less-shocking revelations, Tuesday’s edition of The Pat Kenny Show (Newstalk, weekdays) informs listeners that accommodation may (...)

All the incentives to buy a property are typically directed at a younger generation

Does any of this sound familiar? You bought your first apartment with a 100 per cent mortgage, and an extra bit thrown in to cover the cost of furnish(...)

Even the experts can get it wrong

Regrets? We’ve all had a few: that savings account we never got around to starting; those Apple shares we wish we bought; that pension we should have(...)

Personal savings, pension schemes and investments should be considered as soon as  a regular income is earned

Want to have a comfortable financial future? Don’t want to be broke and still renting when you’re 68? Don’t despair – the power is in your hands. L(...)

With rents now soaring above Celtic tiger highs, tenants may be looking more actively for a way out of what looks like a one-way bet on the longer te(...)