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Free school books to be provided for primary school students from next September
# School Books
# School Books

Free school books to be provided for primary school students from next September

1 minute ago 32 Views 0 Comments

The initiative comes following years of lobbying by parents’ groups and charities.

Main Points: Here is what you need to know about Budget 2023
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Main Points: Here is what you need to know about Budget 2023

Updated 2 minutes ago 24,677 Views 6 Comments

A Budget package worth around €11 billion is currently being announced in the Dáil.

BUDGET 2023 LIVE: Donohoe says 'our citizens need help' as he confirms €4.4bn winter cost-of-living supports
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BUDGET 2023 LIVE: Donohoe says 'our citizens need help' as he confirms €4.4bn winter cost-of-living supports

New tax credit worth €500 to be introduced for renters
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

New tax credit worth €500 to be introduced for renters

6 minutes ago 657 Views 0 Comments

The tax credit can be claimed for 2022.

Five men arrested in relation to serious assault in Monasterevin
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Five men arrested in relation to serious assault in Monasterevin

8 minutes ago 401 Views 0 Comments

The incident resulted in the death of 29-year-old Dylan McCarthy.

Childcare: 25% reduction announced in cost of childcare under National Childcare Scheme
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Childcare: 25% reduction announced in cost of childcare under National Childcare Scheme

8 minutes ago 426 Views 0 Comments

It will cost €121 million and save families up to €175 a month.

Businesses to receive up to €10,000 per month under winter energy support scheme
# Energy For Business
# Energy For Business

Businesses to receive up to €10,000 per month under winter energy support scheme

17 minutes ago 843 Views 1 Comment

The scheme will cover 40% of a business’s increase in electricity or gas bills from 2021.

All households to receive energy credits worth a total of €600
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

All households to receive energy credits worth a total of €600

25 minutes ago 2,741 Views 2 Comments

The first credit, worth €200, will be applied to bills before Christmas.

Find out how Budget 2023 tax changes will affect your take-home pay
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Find out how Budget 2023 tax changes will affect your take-home pay

26 minutes ago 14,553 Views 0 Comments

Changes to income tax bands, USC rate bands and personal tax credits have been announced.

Income tax standard rate cut off raised to €40,000
# Tax Bands
# Tax Bands

Income tax standard rate cut off raised to €40,000

28 minutes ago 3,869 Views 1 Comment

The €3,200 rise in the rate will amount to €640 for most PAYE workers.

Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same

32 minutes ago 3,517 Views 1 Comment

There will also be pro-rata increases on other tobacco products.

Moscow will not seek extradition of Russians fleeing draft
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Moscow will not seek extradition of Russians fleeing draft

Updated 54 minutes ago 11,598 Views 4 Comments

Neighbouring countries have seen Russians arriving en masse since the draft was announced last Wednesday.

UK Chancellor hopes to reassure investors by promising to work with Bank of England
# Truss Policy Backlash
# Truss Policy Backlash

UK Chancellor hopes to reassure investors by promising to work with Bank of England

Updated 1 hour ago 19,655 Views 11 Comments

The UK Treasury moved to settle the markets with the promise of a Budget next spring as the pound tumbled against the dollar.

Death toll rises to 17 in school shooting in Russia as survivors hospitalised in Moscow
# Russia
# Russia

Death toll rises to 17 in school shooting in Russia as survivors hospitalised in Moscow

Updated 1 hour ago 56,295 Views 33 Comments

The gunman killed himself after he opened fire, officials said.

Will Budget 2023 make any difference to you? We want to hear your stories
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

Will Budget 2023 make any difference to you? We want to hear your stories

Updated 1 hour ago 9,251 Views 0 Comments

We’d love to hear your stories today. Will Budget 2023 help you, what’s your view?

Resumption of Bloody Sunday prosecution delayed for 24 hours after court mix-up
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

Resumption of Bloody Sunday prosecution delayed for 24 hours after court mix-up

1 hour ago 1,762 Views 0 Comments

Former paratrooper Soldier F is facing two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder.

Have you seen Stephanie? 35 year old missing from Dublin 17
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Stephanie? 35 year old missing from Dublin 17

Updated 1 hour ago 5,267 Views 0 Comments

Stephanie was last seen wearing a purple coat and black trousers.

Young girl suffers serious injuries in violent incident at house in Co Clare
# Clarecastle
# Clarecastle

Young girl suffers serious injuries in violent incident at house in Co Clare

Updated 1 hour ago 23,111 Views 0 Comments

She has been taken to Limerick University Hospital to be treated for her injuries.

Iran protests: Rights group says death toll has topped 75 as crackdown intensifies
# Iran
# Iran

Iran protests: Rights group says death toll has topped 75 as crackdown intensifies

Updated 2 hours ago 5,692 Views 8 Comments

The Iranian authorities’ official death toll has remained at 41 since Saturday.

Leading scientists say 'fundamentally flawed' climate study should be withdrawn
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Leading scientists say 'fundamentally flawed' climate study should be withdrawn

Updated 2 hours ago 3,674 Views 6 Comments

The experts say the study grossly manipulates data, cherry picks facts and ignores others that would contradict their discredited assertions.

Spanish court orders Shakira to stand trial in tax fraud case
# Whenever Wherever
# Whenever Wherever

Spanish court orders Shakira to stand trial in tax fraud case

2 hours ago 7,274 Views 2 Comments

The Colombian singer is accused of defrauding the Spanish tax office of €14.5 million.

'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'

2 hours ago 10,229 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford’s Ireland side are 90 minutes away from an unprecedented Euros qualification.

Man arrested following aggravated robbery of shop in Blackrock, Dublin
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Man arrested following aggravated robbery of shop in Blackrock, Dublin

3 hours ago 10,465 Views 0 Comments

A man armed with a knife made threats to staff before fleeing the Blackrock shop with a sum of cash.

Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm ahead of making landfall on Cuba and Florida
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm ahead of making landfall on Cuba and Florida

4 hours ago 4,931 Views 0 Comments

People in Florida are being urged to stock up on food, water, medicine and fuel and sandbags are being distributed.

Poll: Do you keep a personal budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep a personal budget?

4 hours ago 12,667 Views 10 Comments

Budget 2023 is all over the news today.

Leaks reported on both Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Europe
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Leaks reported on both Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Europe

5 hours ago 14,285 Views 4 Comments

A leak on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Baltic Sea is “dangerous” for maritime traffic.

Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day linked with longer lifespan, research suggests
# Good Brews
# Good Brews

Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day linked with longer lifespan, research suggests

5 hours ago 14,420 Views 20 Comments

When compared with avoiding coffee, it was also associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day

6 hours ago 6,436 Views 12 Comments

Armed soldiers have been going door to door in the four Russian-occupied regions to collect votes.

'It’s so hard to leave a successful team' - Lancaster explains Leinster exit
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

'It’s so hard to leave a successful team' - Lancaster explains Leinster exit

7 hours ago 12,074 Views 8 Comments

The former England head coach discusses why he has decided to join Racing 92 next summer.

Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid
# Crash Course
# Crash Course

Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid

7 hours ago 12,176 Views 15 Comments

The aim of the mission was to demonstrate that dangerous incoming rocks can be deflected by deliberately smashing into them.

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral

7 hours ago 12,947 Views 0 Comments

The former Prime Minister was shot dead in July, but the decision to give him a state funeral provoked opposition.

Budget 2023 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

14 hours ago 35,340 Views 29 Comments

Budget proceedings will kick off at 1pm.

Yesterday's News

Murders and burglaries down from pre-pandemic levels
# Crime
# Crime

Murders and burglaries down from pre-pandemic levels

15 hours ago 7,605 Views 10 Comments

However there has been a 5.6% increase in reported sexual offences since last year.

England head to the World Cup after thrilling draw against Germany
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

England head to the World Cup after thrilling draw against Germany

16 hours ago 37,942 Views 27 Comments

The hosts displayed the kind of resilience and ruthlessness their manager called for in the build-up in front of a sold-out Wembley crowd.

High on a hill: Meloni and the five-star luxury of a right-wing victory day
# Rome
# Rome

High on a hill: Meloni and the five-star luxury of a right-wing victory day

16 hours ago 12,866 Views 7 Comments

The Journal’s Niall O’Connor reports from Rome.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

17 hours ago 11,568 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war

17 hours ago 14,410 Views 17 Comments

Earlier this month, the North vowed never to give up its nuclear weapons.

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow

Updated 17 hours ago 16,749 Views 8 Comments

He is only the third receipient of the honour, after Daniel Day-Lewis and Katie Taylor.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Armenia?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Armenia?

18 hours ago 22,216 Views 28 Comments

Stephen Kenny is expected to make a couple of changes from the Scotland game.

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