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#Budget

# budget - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The UK’s minimum wage has just gone up…

Only by 20p though. Is Ireland about to follow the UK’s example? And by how much if so?

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today’s Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

# budget - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.

# budget - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From Business ETC How long will that €149 fare last and other important questions for ‘WOW air’ Transatlanswers

How long will that €149 fare last and other important questions for ‘WOW air’

How much is a cheese sandwich? Where exactly is Baltimore-Washington International Airport? And who is this new ‘Icelandic Michael O’Leary’ chap?

# budget - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

# budget - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From Business ETC Need some aid getting your budget in order? These services will help TechKnowHow

Need some aid getting your budget in order? These services will help

Keeping your spending under control is easier said than done, but there are a vast collection of apps and services which can aid you.

# budget - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland

Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.

# budget - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# budget - Monday 5 January, 2015

From Business ETC You paid more tax than expected last year on everything – except local property tax Exchequer Returns

You paid more tax than expected last year on everything – except local property tax

The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.

# budget - Friday 2 January, 2015

# budget - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From Business ETC Review: Is this the budget Windows tablet you’ve been looking for? Cheap And Cheerful

Review: Is this the budget Windows tablet you’ve been looking for?

With a low price, the Linx 8 wants to be your Windows tablet of choice, but how well does it balance price and expectations?

# budget - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Empowering people with a disability – by handing them the purse strings

A new system of dealing with direct payments from the HSE is getting positive reviews from users.

# budget - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Leo’s Christmas wish: He wanted €500m… He’s being given almost €200m extra

The supplementary health budget has been announced. And it’s a whopper.

# budget - Friday 28 November, 2014

From Business ETC Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax… if he’s re-elected I WILL I SWEAR

Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax… if he’s re-elected

He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.

# budget - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland

Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.

# budget - Monday 24 November, 2014

Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners’ fees put to rest

The Council’s budget will make efforts to tackle debt from establishing water infrastructure.

# budget - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Nurses travel to Blackrock to protest against €150 registration fee

The action was set to start on Wednesday in Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda.

Cork City Council faces administration if a budget isn’t passed within two weeks

It is believed the last time a Budget struggled to be passed was 1991.

# budget - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Here’s how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin

The city council passed its annual budget last night.

# budget - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Poll: Which would you prefer – no water charges or keep Budget boosts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which would you prefer – no water charges or keep Budget boosts?

A note to Fine Gael says that to avoid an income tax hike if water charges were scrapped, the Budget benefits would have to go.

# budget - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here’s what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

# budget - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Has ‘success’ become a dirty word? Tax

Aaron McKenna: Has ‘success’ become a dirty word?

Envying the successful is not a viable tax policy – it is a disincentive to honest, hard work.

# budget - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Sad sloth stories, the Budget, and the socialist president.

Where’s the missing €15 million?… Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending

€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the ‘child benefit’ tweet a Cork bar was forced to apologise over Nope

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack… But where does all that tax go?

The change kicked in at midnight. Here’s where that extra 40c goes…

From The Daily Edge Ireland’s recession is basically over because we embarrassed Germany* COYBIG

Ireland’s recession is basically over because we embarrassed Germany*

*At least, that’s what Twitter says.

Water charges: Burton hints at further breaks for lower paid

The issue of bringing in relief for low income workers and the short-term unemployed should be ‘looked at’ according to the Social Protection Minister.

State of the Nation: The ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ Budget?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

They said they’d be cutting taxes and they have. Here’s where the savings are:

After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….

Here’s how much your pay will change after Budget 2015

What are you going to do with all that money?

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part Two

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

# budget - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over” Budget 2015 This post contains videos

Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over”

Finance Minister tells TheJournal.ie he will be “cautious and prudent” to secure the economic recovery in the coming years.

Mary Lou McDonald has been turfed out of the Dáil…

…and she’s not being let back in.

What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn’t Richard Boyd Barrett)

RBB reaching the peak of his speech? Headphones on.

The government is giving most people part of their water charges back

Michael Noonan said that the measures was being taken to “alleviate the burden of water charges on working families”. The short-term unemployed will miss out, though.

Adding it up: Budget 2015 in numbers

1, 2, 3, 4, €500.

200 more gardaí on the way (and money for new cars too)

Frances Fitzgerald says it’s a “breakthrough” budget for her department. Recruitment is set to begin in the next few weeks.

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