# budget-2013 - Today’s News
# budget-2013 - Monday 23 September, 2013
The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# budget-2013 - Monday 10 June, 2013
In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, the Minister said that “we’ve tried to do what we’ve had to do in a very, very fair way”.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
The extra money will go toward school projects, road maintenance and repairs, and retrofitting for local authority houses.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The contribution is part of an overall contribution of €7.3 billion to cover a spending shortfall from 2012.
# budget-2013 - Thursday 9 May, 2013
The conclusion of the Troika’s tenth review mission to Ireland will result in an estimated €2.4 billion being released.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
The Government is extending the carbon tax to solid fuels from today.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
The Central Bank’s profits for 2012 were higher than forecast in
Budget 2013 – offering some relief for the State coffers. # budget-2013 - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Enda Kenny says workers rejected the Croke Park 2 deal knowing it would have protected them against mandatory redundancies.
Opposition parties say Brendan Howlin shouldn’t have compiled Budget figures assuming that Croke Park 2 would be accepted.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
TDs from Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and the independent ranks say Budget figures should not assume the passage of Croke Park 2.
# budget-2013 - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The government’s revised estimates for public spending in 2012 affirm where the State plans to send its money this year.
# budget-2013 - Thursday 14 March, 2013
The Public Accounts Committee scrutinises the accounts of the Department of Social Protection this morning.
# budget-2013 - Sunday 10 March, 2013
Are you a homeowner? This site will show you how much your property is worth so you can calculate how much property tax to pay.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 20 February, 2013
The European Commission, Council and Parliament have reached a deal on introducing rules requiring early submissions of Budgets.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
The Dáil will debate the Magdalene Laundries report, and begin debating the Finance Bill, later today.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
Much of the Bill gives effect to measures announced in
Budget 2013 – but there are also some new parts. # budget-2013 - Saturday 19 January, 2013
The Labour chairman has been assured his position is safe following a meeting of the party’s executive board in Dublin today in the wake of his vote against the Budget last month.
Garda authorities have released a full list of the 95 stations which will close within the next 12 days.
# budget-2013 - Monday 14 January, 2013
Keaveney, who voted against the Budget, wants the issue of his chairmanship sorted as soon as possible amid rumblings that Labour wants to oust him but an April conference is unlikely.
# budget-2013 - Friday 11 January, 2013
Brussels believes the Irish government’s legislation to give legal effect to spending ceilings leaves too much wiggle room.
December’s index saw the largest one month point decline in seventeen years.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
There is confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, writes Ronan Lyons – so here’s a handy informal guide.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
As many as 1,400 serving Gardaí may have to be be cut in response to budget cuts.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
Child benefit cuts, respite carer grant cuts and motor tax increases.
# budget-2013 - Monday 24 December, 2012
Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
TDs debated proposed amendments until after 11pm last night – amid complaints that not enough time had been allocated.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
While the Seanad votes on welfare cuts and PRSI hikes, the Dáil holds its final debates on the new property tax.
The Washington-based fund affirms its stance that additional budgets during the year should be avoided.
Wicklow County Manager Eddie Sheehy said there was “no provision in the budget for any payment in relation to local authority houses”.
# budget-2013 - Sunday 16 December, 2012
# budget-2013 - Friday 14 December, 2012
Lisa Domican is an award-winning entrepreneur, and also a carer to two autistic teenagers. It’s clear which the Government values more, she writes.
# budget-2013 - Thursday 13 December, 2012
Keaveney will be booted from the Labour parliamentary party after voting against cuts to respite care grants.
# budget-2013 - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.
# budget-2013 - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
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The Carers Association said they will continue to keep the pressure on the government because carers cannot afford the cuts.
# budget-2013 - Monday 10 December, 2012
Budget 2013 is less than a week old but already thoughts are turning to Budget 2014 and the possibility it could be held earlier than December next year. # budget-2013 - Sunday 9 December, 2012
“I think it is and it has to be,” Labour TD Colm Keaveney said when asked whether child benefit was still up for negotiation in the Budget.