By Veronica Murphy December has come and gone and so too has the tendency to over-indulge during the festivities; that extra glass of mulled wine with your food and splurging a bit more than usual on gifts for your loved ones. But now that things have resumed back to normal you may notice your wallet feeling a lot lighter than it did before. Here are a few tips and tricks to … [Read more...] about Bouncing back and saving cash after the festivities
Opinion: Can money buy happiness?
By Harry King There has always been debate as to whether a certain amount of money can make a person truly happy. This fundamental question will always receive many answers from many different perspectives. Multiple studies have revealed that with an annual salary of about £75,000, happiness levels do increase. The lower the income is below the benchmark, the less happy … [Read more...] about Opinion: Can money buy happiness?
Are “free fees” a pipe dream?
According to former NUI Galway president Dr James Browne the idea of free fees is “naïve”. He told the Irish Independent he sees a figure of €5,000 per annum as a starting point, with higher frees for science and engineering courses unless industry is willing to voluntarily subsidise the costs of those courses down to €5,000. The abolition of fees for higher level education … [Read more...] about Are “free fees” a pipe dream?
London Wasps buzzing off to Coventry
With London Wasps deciding to up roots and move from London to Coventry 82 miles away, Sorcha O’Connor asks has money and greed driven sporting clubs to forget about the ordinary fan in the pursuit of wealth? … [Read more...] about London Wasps buzzing off to Coventry