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From TheJournal.ie Column: With decisions like this, how can we ever hope to escape crisis? Opinion

Column: With decisions like this, how can we ever hope to escape crisis?

Closing a barracks will cost millions to save thousands, writes Brian Cleary. With decisions like that, what can we expect from the Budget?

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to address the nation tonight State Of The Nation

Taoiseach to address the nation tonight

Enda Kenny will speak to the nation about the upcoming budget in an address to be broadcast on television tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit cuts will target families with three or more children only Budget 2012

Child benefit cuts will target families with three or more children only

The cut will not apply to all child benefit payments – only those for third and subsequent children, according to reports today.

From TheJournal.ie Readers' Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget? Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget?

We spoke to a wide range of TheJournal.ie readers about their hopes and fears for this week’s Budget. Here’s what they had to say.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past Budget 2012 This post contains images

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past

Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects Protest This post contains images

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you watch the Taoiseach's state of the nation address? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Taoiseach's state of the nation address?

Ahead of an important week for the nation, the Taoiseach will be on our screens tomorrow night, but will you be watching?

From TheJournal.ie TV3 says it can't interrupt X Factor for Taoiseach's state of the nation address State Of The Nation

TV3 says it can't interrupt X Factor for Taoiseach's state of the nation address

The station has complained the government left it too late to announce details of Enda Kenny’s address to the nation and says it will broadcast it after the X Factor tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Let us know: What would YOU do in the Budget? Open Thread

Let us know: What would YOU do in the Budget?

Ireland must find savings of €3.8billion next week. How would you do it?

From TheJournal.ie Column: How many people will austerity kill? Opinion

Column: How many people will austerity kill?

The debate on the health service is a morass of figures. But cuts are life-or-death moral choices, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme Tommy Broughan

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme

Tommy Broughan has been expelled from the Labour parliamentary party after he voted against extending the controversial bank guarantee scheme.

From TheJournal.ie No sign of Enda Kenny's 'state of the nation' address State Of The Nation

No sign of Enda Kenny's 'state of the nation' address

The Taoiseach told party colleagues earlier this month that he would give a televised address outlining the state’s position.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you pay the household charge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay the household charge?

The €100 annual household charge is on the way but some say they won’t pay it. What will you do?

From TheJournal.ie Attorney General's concerns delay Household Charges Bill in the Dáil Household Charge

Attorney General's concerns delay Household Charges Bill in the Dáil

The Taoiseach would not be drawn on what concerns the AG has but the bill will now not be debated until after the budget.

From TheJournal.ie Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

From TheJournal.ie Two-thirds of people back Government's overall Budget strategy Wages

Two-thirds of people back Government's overall Budget strategy

An independent poll shows most people support the focus on spending cuts rather than tax increases.

From TheJournal.ie Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel Budget 2012

Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country on how the Budget impacts them.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will motor tax hikes make you change/get rid of your car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will motor tax hikes make you change/get rid of your car?

With a motor tax increase promised for a wide swathe of vehicle owners in the upcoming Budget 2012, how would that affect all you drivers out there?

From TheJournal.ie Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget Budget 2012

Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget

Retail Ireland has called on the government not to increase excise duty and not to shift the payment of sick leave onto employers in the Budget next week.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists face a 'grim budget' - AA Ireland Motoring

Motorists face a 'grim budget' - AA Ireland

The Minister for the Environment confirmed that road taxes will be increased in the Budget for 2012.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s fix: Darren Scully in tears; fears for the euro; concern for George Michael and anti-austerity protests on the streets of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin Anti-austerity This post contains images

In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin

Turnout was reported to be less than two-thousand people.

From TheJournal.ie Budget to be announced over two days Budget 2012

Budget to be announced over two days

The Budget for next year will be unveiled by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan on the 5 and 6 December.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected for Dublin protest against austerity Anti-austerity

Thousands expected for Dublin protest against austerity

The trade union-backed rally is to take place in Dublin city centre from noon today.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Noonan admits: Plans for VAT hike didn’t consider drop in demand Budget 2012

Noonan admits: Plans for VAT hike didn’t consider drop in demand

The Minister for Finance concedes that his plans for a 2 per cent increase in VAT did not allow for the impact on spending.

From TheJournal.ie More tax austerity will break Irish families, tax institute warns Tipping Point

More tax austerity will break Irish families, tax institute warns

The Irish Tax Institute says some employees have already lost a sixth of their take-home pay – and are now at ‘tipping point’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: Calls for second MEP vote on Cardiff, RTÉ denies prejudice allegations, families at ‘breaking point’ – and a busy day for US shoppers

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a charge on medical cards? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a charge on medical cards?

Health Minister James Reilly is considering introducing an annual €50 charge on all medical cards. Today, we’re asking what do you think about the proposal?

From TheJournal.ie Budget proposals doc had to be shown as ‘constitutional requirement’ Budget Leaks

Budget proposals doc had to be shown as ‘constitutional requirement’

Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells Dáil today that draft proposals were shown to German parliament as a constitutional requirement of… the German parliament.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

From TheJournal.ie Tourist-friendly 9 per cent VAT rate to remain after Budget VAT

Tourist-friendly 9 per cent VAT rate to remain after Budget

Leo Varadkar says that while the higher rate of VAT might be going up, the new 9 per cent rate for tourism is here to stay.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Cabinet to finalise social welfare cuts, Europe seeks powers to put weak countries ‘in administration’, and Stephen King’s lowest literary ebb?

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet meets to finalise Budget spending cuts Budget 2012

Cabinet meets to finalise Budget spending cuts

Ministers are due to meet this morning for final discussions on next month’s Budget, with welfare expected to be on the chopping block.

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit is ‘subsidising people to have sex’ – Michael O’Leary Big Mouth

Child benefit is ‘subsidising people to have sex’ – Michael O’Leary

The Ryanair CEO said that he thinks child benefit should be abolished, calling it an “absurdity”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Fears mount over Budget cut to child benefit Budget 2012

Fears mount over Budget cut to child benefit

Labour’s Jan O’Sullivan has admitted that child benefit could be subject to cuts, despite warnings it could “push families into poverty”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: Reports that dole could be cut, Mayo Garda station in firebomb attack, Robbie helps Galaxy to MLS glory, and the anniversary we’d rather forget

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…