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From TheJournal.ie ‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns Budget 2012

‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns

The energy minister says there is “no more low-hanging fruit” for the €3.6billion in savings which the government wants.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

From TheJournal.ie Greece to press on with austerity, as Irish people split on next budget measures Austerity

Greece to press on with austerity, as Irish people split on next budget measures

A poll finds people in Ireland are almost evenly split on whether the government should press on with austerity or ease off in the December budget.

From TheJournal.ie We’ll need EU-IMF permission to freeze income tax rates – Kenny Budget 2012

We’ll need EU-IMF permission to freeze income tax rates – Kenny

The Taoiseach warns that Ireland has committed to raise income taxes – and only an amended bailout deal can get us out of it.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus Flying The Coop

Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus

The Transport minister tells Newstalk that he doesn’t view the airline as “strategic” – and would be willing to part with it.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: “Everything is on the table” in December’s Budget Budget 2012

Taoiseach: “Everything is on the table” in December’s Budget

Enda Kenny says his government is ‘prepared to be radical’ in the Budget – and refuses to clearly rule out raising income taxes.

From TheJournal.ie Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’ Doom And Gloom

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’

The KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is virtually unchanged, but shows a worrying emerging trend in the medium term.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should welfare payments be cut? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should welfare payments be cut?

Expenditure in the Department of Social Protection has to be cut – but the Government says the axe won’t be applied to social welfare rates themselves…

From TheJournal.ie Social welfare spending to be cut – but rates to remain Social Welfare

Social welfare spending to be cut – but rates to remain

The government insists social welfare rates will not be cut, but that social welfare spending will be hit in other ways.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead Work To Rule

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead

There’s two referenda to prepare, as well as a hefty backlog of legislative work left over from the first term.

From TheJournal.ie Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget Budget 2012

Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget

The Government has revealed some of the hard-hitting measures it will take in the December Budget and it makes tough reading for some.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ‘may exceed’ EU’s target for cutting budget deficit EU-IMF

Ireland ‘may exceed’ EU’s target for cutting budget deficit

A letter sent to EU heads by Michael Noonan and Patrick Honohan says things are looking up for Budget 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet signs off on ‘interim’ €100 household levy Cabinet

Cabinet signs off on ‘interim’ €100 household levy

A €100 household charge will be imposed for two years, while the presidential election will take place on October 27.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Burton ‘can’t rule out welfare cuts’ – even though Gilmore already has Budget 2012

Burton ‘can’t rule out welfare cuts’ – even though Gilmore already has

Joan Burton believes it’s too early to say where the Budget will hit, 39 days after Eamon Gilmore ruled out welfare cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is €100 a reasonable amount for property and water charges? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is €100 a reasonable amount for property and water charges?

Household property and water charges are to be rolled together into one €100 lump. What’s your reaction?

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning: Norway gunman prepares for court, a Bank of Ireland deal saves YOU €245, and how long will it take you to smile today?

From TheJournal.ie Noonan warns bailout rate change won’t ease budget cuts Budget 2012

Noonan warns bailout rate change won’t ease budget cuts

The next budget will contain further cuts of around €4bn, despite the country saving millions on its bailout loan payments.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning: Rehn backs us on the bailout, early details of the next Budget, and the high-octane thrills of snail racing…

From TheJournal.ie Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan Budget 2012

Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan

Michael Noonan tells the Dáil that the prospect of increasing income taxes for the first time in years isn’t off the table.

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