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Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m
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Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m

Oct 17th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,648 Views 18 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said providing tax credits for paid child care would fail an equity test.

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package
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Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package

Oct 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 11,043 Views 19 Comments

It’s understood the department will be calling for all childcare services and creches to be transparent and publish the cost of their fees.

Government's first-time buyers plan has added up to €45,000 to price of some houses
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Government's first-time buyers plan has added up to €45,000 to price of some houses

Oct 13th 2016, 2:55 PM 59,077 Views 137 Comments

In one Wicklow development, the price of a house rose by between €17,500 and €45,000 following the Government’s new first-time buyers scheme.

Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all
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Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all

Oct 13th 2016, 10:11 AM 18,021 Views 69 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Minister Paschal Donohoe will ask Cabinet to waive the pay restoration.

Michael Noonan tips Paschal Donohoe to become Fine Gael leader
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Michael Noonan tips Paschal Donohoe to become Fine Gael leader

Oct 12th 2016, 11:29 AM 12,521 Views 54 Comments

The Finance Minister said his Cabinet colleague “has all the qualities” to lead the party.

More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals
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More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals

Oct 4th 2016, 9:40 AM 9,375 Views 115 Comments

TheJournal.ie have received an advance copy of the party’s “alternative budget” to be unveiled today.

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget
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People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Sep 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,670 Views 31 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

Government ministers have Budget wishlists - but there's not enough money to go around
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Government ministers have Budget wishlists - but there's not enough money to go around

Sep 15th 2016, 6:07 AM 6,613 Views 43 Comments

Ministers budget submissions come to in excess of €3 billion.