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Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?
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Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?

13 hours ago 41,343 Views 99 Comments

Leo Varadkar has hinted that the minimum wage must match inflation.

Government's 'risky' budget strategy could put debt on 'unsustainable path', watchdog warns
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Government's 'risky' budget strategy could put debt on 'unsustainable path', watchdog warns

Sep 15th 2021, 9:58 AM 12,531 Views 23 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council said there are “clear needs” to tackle housing, health and climate shortfalls.

Health minister hopeful of Budget boost for Irish cancer services
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Health minister hopeful of Budget boost for Irish cancer services

Sep 4th 2021, 2:16 PM 7,745 Views 32 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said he expected the health service to see an increase in the number of patients presenting with cancer in the coming months.

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
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Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 30,879 Views 85 Comments
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
  • The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"
From PUP changes to how to spend the EU billion - here's what's in the government's Covid stimulus plan
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From PUP changes to how to spend the EU billion - here's what's in the government's Covid stimulus plan

Jun 1st 2021, 1:23 PM 36,372 Views 27 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the plan will prompt our economy “to take off like a rocket in the months ahead”.

Details of €50 million pandemic funding for live performance sector announced
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Details of €50 million pandemic funding for live performance sector announced

Mar 9th 2021, 3:09 PM 9,056 Views 15 Comments

The fund was originally announced in the budget last October.

Fiscal watchdog criticises 'surprisingly large' public spending by government unrelated to Covid-19
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# Warning

Fiscal watchdog criticises 'surprisingly large' public spending by government unrelated to Covid-19

Dec 1st 2020, 10:56 AM 17,495 Views 29 Comments

The IFAC warned that new levels of spending will remain after the pandemic.

Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told
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Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 2:00 PM 61,510 Views 93 Comments

The completion date for the project is also being pushed back further.

Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers
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Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers

Oct 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 21,085 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin has called for vouchers to be given to people to spend in restaurants.

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year
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# COME WHAT MAY

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,315 Views 6 Comments

Contingency money and a recovery fund of over €5bn has been put aside for next year.

How the 2021 Budget will impact social welfare payments
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How the 2021 Budget will impact social welfare payments

Oct 13th 2020, 7:49 PM 45,030 Views 35 Comments

The government released its €17.75 billion Budget package earlier today.

Budget 2021: Here are the main points you need to know
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Budget 2021: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 13th 2020, 5:00 PM 132,182 Views 114 Comments

The government has revealed the biggest budget in the history of the State. How does it affect you?

Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says
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Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says

Oct 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,688 Views 5 Comments

Paschal Donohoe announced the various reliefs for the hospitality sector today.

Arts sector: €50m support for live events announced in Budget 2021
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Arts sector: €50m support for live events announced in Budget 2021

Oct 13th 2020, 3:51 PM 13,022 Views 11 Comments

Michael McGrath said Covid has had a “devastating impact” on arts, cultural and sporting activities.

'We must grasp the nettle': The health service is getting an unprecedented €4bn boost
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'We must grasp the nettle': The health service is getting an unprecedented €4bn boost

Oct 13th 2020, 2:36 PM 11,331 Views 15 Comments

The funding allows for hundreds of new beds.

Poll: Are you worried about the Budget?
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Poll: Are you worried about the Budget?

Oct 13th 2020, 9:31 AM 28,582 Views 59 Comments

No income tax increases or cuts are expected, but tweaks to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) are on the cards.

Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget
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Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget

Oct 9th 2020, 3:27 PM 21,588 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin said it would aim to spend €18.28 billion in total, €6.28 billion more than the government’s target.

Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget
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Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget

Sep 24th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,849 Views 62 Comments

The charity is calling for the funding to help tenants facing a rent crisis as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
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Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:01 AM 55,718 Views 35 Comments

Micheál Martin spoke to TheJournal.ie about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.

Budget will be based on the assumption of no deal Brexit, say ministers
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Budget will be based on the assumption of no deal Brexit, say ministers

Sep 16th 2020, 5:25 PM 20,600 Views 40 Comments

Budget 2021 will be no windfall but will target those sectors impacted the most.

'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned
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# From The Archives

'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned

Aug 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 51,063 Views 38 Comments

Cast your minds back to 1995.

Diplomat rents, the rising dollar and a Brexit-inspired passport boom behind DFA request for extra €50 million
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Diplomat rents, the rising dollar and a Brexit-inspired passport boom behind DFA request for extra €50 million

Jan 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,732 Views 11 Comments

The Department also looked for €2 million to bolster Ireland’s bid to become a member of the UN Security Council.

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
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Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:29 PM 19,790 Views 47 Comments

Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row
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Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 8:55 PM 10,963 Views 15 Comments

Rates for businesses will increase under the new budget.

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'
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Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'

Nov 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 11,882 Views 24 Comments

Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil
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'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Oct 16th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,693 Views 16 Comments

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

Revealed: Data Protection Commission's pleas for more staff and 'fit-for-purpose' office
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Revealed: Data Protection Commission's pleas for more staff and 'fit-for-purpose' office

Oct 12th 2019, 11:00 PM 19,066 Views 28 Comments

The watchdog’s pre-budget submission has been released following a Freedom of Information request.

'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget
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'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget

Oct 9th 2019, 3:53 PM 52,453 Views 93 Comments

Collins colourful language was quickly criticised by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents
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Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Oct 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 18,688 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May
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Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May

Oct 8th 2019, 2:50 PM 79,413 Views 117 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced an increase in the carbon tax of €6 per tonne.

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50
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# Excise Duty

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50

Oct 8th 2019, 2:02 PM 31,555 Views 63 Comments

The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.

Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit
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# Job Losses

Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit

Oct 7th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,878 Views 19 Comments

Many firms face collapse if supports are not urgently put in place, Ibec has warned.

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
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Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,893 Views 44 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take
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# Limited Headroom

'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take

Updated Oct 4th 2019, 5:00 PM 30,591 Views 55 Comments

A total of €1.5bn is to be moved into the rainy day fund.

Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020?
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Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020?

Sep 22nd 2019, 9:31 AM 28,738 Views 81 Comments

The government’s plans for spending and tax will be revealed in just over two weeks.

Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?
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Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 32,378 Views 34 Comments

All will be revealed on 8 October.

'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks
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'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Sep 18th 2019, 9:08 AM 9,181 Views 17 Comments

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

How I Spend My Money: We want to hear your top tips for saving and splurging
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How I Spend My Money: We want to hear your top tips for saving and splurging

Sep 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 30,738 Views 34 Comments

We’ve kicked off our second series of ‘How I Spend My Money’ and we want to hear from you.

'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020
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# Cash In The Kitty

'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020

Jun 25th 2019, 2:59 PM 14,436 Views 29 Comments

The Summer Economic Statement tells us what money we have to spend in October’s Budget.

5 dirt cheap makeup products I’ve repurchased time and time again
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5 dirt cheap makeup products I’ve repurchased time and time again

Jan 27th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,023 Views 0 Comments

My trusty go-tos.

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