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# budget - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Here’s what our political parties have spent on election posters *

The ones that would tell us that is. TheJournal.ie asked all parties in the general election what their poster budget amounted to – here’s what we found out.

# budget - Thursday 4 February, 2016

New 25p supermarket has to close after it runs out of stock

The supermarket expects to re-open on Friday.

# budget - Monday 11 January, 2016

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# budget - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Ireland was €343 million in the black at the end of last month

Apartments in Bulgaria for all!

# budget - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

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

# budget - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

# budget - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From Business ETC Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there Buyers' Guide

Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there

You don’t have to break the bank if you want to buy a great phone.

# budget - Monday 9 November, 2015

Here’s how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit – and exactly how much they’ll receive

The changes affect people on incomes from €352 to €424 a week.

# budget - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# budget - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Why Fine Gael is NOT a party of the elite

Fianna Fáil’s efforts to paint Fine Gael as a party of the elite are fatally undermined by this week’s budget, according to junior minister Damien English.

# budget - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Poll: Did the coalition do enough to ‘buy the election’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the coalition do enough to ‘buy the election’?

That’s what they’re being accused of. But are you more likely to vote for Fine Gael and/or Labour in the wake of this week’s Budget?

# budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Poll: How do you feel about the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about the Budget?

Happy? Not happy? Couldn’t care less?

The Morning After: Here’s what the papers made of Budget 2016

‘The Coppers Couple’ will do well out of this year’s package, according to the Times.

# budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

What the Budget means to someone earning around €30,000

How does this change things for you?

The good, the bad and USC: Here’s what you had to say about Budget 2016

USC, Christmas bonuses, smoking tax…you had A LOT of opinions on it all.

What the Budget means for someone earning around €20,000

How does this change things for you?

Quiz: How much do you know about Budget 2016?

There’s a lot in it – how much attention were you paying?

Inside the highly unusual hotel at the centre of every Budget

Buswells Hotel is an integral part of Irish political life. So much so that until a few years ago the Dáil voting bell used to ring out in the bar.

Here’s what’s changed with the Universal Social Charge in the Budget

The much-hated USC has been cut.

Here are the winners and losers of Budget 2016. Where do you fall?

Tax cuts and welfare increases were the main elements of Budget 2016.

BUDGET 2016: Here’s how it all went down

Cuts to the much-hated USC, extra government spending and a couple of surprises – we keep you across it all.

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin’s Budget speech

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

Here’s how families will be affected by the Budget

Child Benefit is up by a fiver and the Respite Care Grant has been restored.

The minimum wage is going up to €9.15 per hour

It’s an increase of 50c on the old rate.

Nama to build 80 new homes a week over next five years

Most of these will be houses and there will be a focus on starter homes.

IN FULL: Michael Noonan’s Budget speech

“No more booms and bust.”

PLAY: Budget Bingo 2016

Let’s break up the no-craic zone.

# budget - Monday 12 October, 2015

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow’s Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow’s Budget?

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

# budget - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# budget - Thursday 8 October, 2015

“Lucky general” Michael Noonan taking credit for Brian Lenihan’s plan – FF

The party launched their alternative budget this morning.

# budget - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

# budget - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week

Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.

# budget - Thursday 17 September, 2015

‘We don’t want to be told when we can go to the toilet, or eat or sleep’

‘We had marriage equality in May, when am I going to get my equality?’

# budget - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

‘The street is a cold place’ Enda Kenny gives coffee to man protesting outside Dáil

The Taoiseach was pictured handing one of the protesters a cup of coffee this morning.

# budget - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

‘No more crumbs from the Budget table’: wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest

Treatment of people with disabilities has created a mix of “anger and rage”.

# budget - Friday 4 September, 2015

Alan Kelly and Fr Peter McVerry are fighting again

The veteran campaigner said homeless people are better off sleeping rough than going to emergency accommodation.

# budget - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?

Are cigarettes expensive enough, or should Minister Noonan add another few cents?

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