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Opinion: 'Dedicated followers of fashion' - how to get the most out of Budget 23
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Opinion: 'Dedicated followers of fashion' - how to get the most out of Budget 23

1 hour ago 6,186 Views 1 Comment

Financial advisor Ralph Benson looks at the budget announcements today and finds out who got top billing.

EU chief von der Leyen says Nord Stream leak due to 'sabotage'
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

EU chief von der Leyen says Nord Stream leak due to 'sabotage'

Updated 2 hours ago 47,972 Views 36 Comments

The leaks emerged off the coast of Denmark and Sweden, raising the possibility of energy infrastructure being targeted in European waters.

Late Brady penalty spares Ireland humiliating draw with Armenia
# Close Shave
From The42
# Close Shave

Late Brady penalty spares Ireland humiliating draw with Armenia

2 hours ago 21,924 Views 83 Comments

Ireland blew a 2-0 lead but ultimately prevailed 3-2 at the Aviva Stadium.

Suspended British MP apologises for calling Tory chancellor 'superficially black'
# Labour
# Labour

Suspended British MP apologises for calling Tory chancellor 'superficially black'

2 hours ago 9,516 Views 3 Comments

Huq can be heard discussing Kwarteng’s elite school background, adding ‘You wouldn’t know he is black’.

Penalty heartbreak for Ireland U21s as Israel advance to European Championship finals
# Hard To Take
From The42
# Hard To Take

Penalty heartbreak for Ireland U21s as Israel advance to European Championship finals

2 hours ago 8,237 Views 8 Comments

Jim Crawford’s side lost 3-1 on penalties after their second leg play-off ended goalless in Tel Aviv.

Landlord group 'shocked' at lack of supports as Donohoe says rent freeze won't work
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Landlord group 'shocked' at lack of supports as Donohoe says rent freeze won't work

2 hours ago 13,332 Views 28 Comments

The amount of pre-letting expenses landlords can claim has doubled.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

3 hours ago 2,357 Views 0 Comments

Budget measures, a serious injury in Clare and a film screening.

Explainer: There's a new Rental Tax Credit, how can I avail of it and when will it be paid?
# Renters
# Renters

Explainer: There's a new Rental Tax Credit, how can I avail of it and when will it be paid?

3 hours ago 11,641 Views 11 Comments

Does my landlord need to be registered? What if I’m on HAP?

As it happened: Ireland v Armenia, Nations League From The42
Live 3 hours ago

As it happened: Ireland v Armenia, Nations League

Healthcare: Public IVF services and expansion of free contraception to women aged 16 to 30
# Reproductive Health
# Reproductive Health

Healthcare: Public IVF services and expansion of free contraception to women aged 16 to 30

Updated 3 hours ago 11,892 Views 7 Comments

This could see savings of up to €470 on the cost of prescription contraception.

Pro-Moscow officials say occupied area has voted to join Russia
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Pro-Moscow officials say occupied area has voted to join Russia

Updated 3 hours ago 29,112 Views 28 Comments

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

Core welfare payments increasing by €12 and plan for one-off double payments confirmed
# Welfare
# Welfare

Core welfare payments increasing by €12 and plan for one-off double payments confirmed

Updated 3 hours ago 46,216 Views 28 Comments
  • There will be a double payment of child benefit paid out in November.
  • The Fuel Allowance is set to have it's means test ceiling raised, alongside a €400 lump sum.
  • The total package is worth €2.2 billion.
Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €100,000
# Take Home Pay
# Take Home Pay

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €100,000

4 hours ago 31,262 Views 15 Comments

Here’s a breakdown of how your tax will change.

Politicians to attend screening of film about Troubles killings
# Troubles Legacy Bill
# Troubles Legacy Bill

Politicians to attend screening of film about Troubles killings

4 hours ago 3,117 Views 3 Comments

The first official showing of the film, made by Mobile Media and The Truth and Justice Movement, will take place on Wednesday at Leinster House.

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €60,000
# After Tax
# After Tax

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €60,000

4 hours ago 21,197 Views 1 Comment

You’ll be paying around €800 less tax under Budget 2023.

Carbon tax to rise again next month - but impact on fuel for vehicles cost to be offset
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

Carbon tax to rise again next month - but impact on fuel for vehicles cost to be offset

5 hours ago 9,341 Views 22 Comments

The controversial tax will continue to increase as planned under Budget 2023.

As It Happened: Reaction as Budget 2023 and package to tackle cost-of-living crisis announced
Live 5 hours ago

As It Happened: Reaction as Budget 2023 and package to tackle cost-of-living crisis announced

'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023

Updated 5 hours ago 121,880 Views 131 Comments

The Government has confirmed a range of measures including tax band changes, electricity credits and social welfare increases.

Woman and young girl both in critical condition after being found injured in Co Clare house
# Clarecastle
# Clarecastle

Woman and young girl both in critical condition after being found injured in Co Clare house

Updated 5 hours ago 82,188 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also confirmed that a woman was also found unconscious at the scene.

New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions

Updated 5 hours ago 19,673 Views 14 Comments

It will be charged at three times the rate of the building’s local property tax liability.

National Security: 1,000 new gardaí, and defence funding to include money for primary air radar
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

National Security: 1,000 new gardaí, and defence funding to include money for primary air radar

Updated 5 hours ago 14,657 Views 33 Comments

Defence will increase to €1.174bn which is a €67m rise from the 2022 allocation.

Italy's far-right Meloni begins tricky government talks
# Italy Elections 2022
# Italy Elections 2022

Italy's far-right Meloni begins tricky government talks

6 hours ago 3,123 Views 4 Comments

In the past, it has taken anything between four and 12 weeks for a new administration to take office.

Ireland increases overseas aid budget to €1.2 billion with €30m for famine hit Horn of Africa
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Ireland increases overseas aid budget to €1.2 billion with €30m for famine hit Horn of Africa

6 hours ago 3,880 Views 4 Comments

There will be €1.2 billion for international development – an increase of 17% on 2022 figures.

Reader Q&A: Got a question about Budget 2023? Get in touch...
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Reader Q&A: Got a question about Budget 2023? Get in touch...

6 hours ago 2,623 Views 0 Comments

What would you like to know about the proposals outlined in Tuesday’s budget announcement?

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 6 hours ago 8,586 Views 8 Comments

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

School books free at primary level next September but exclusion of secondary criticised as 'baffling'
# School Books
# School Books

School books free at primary level next September but exclusion of secondary criticised as 'baffling'

Updated 7 hours ago 8,593 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Updated 8 hours ago 23,229 Views 29 Comments

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

VAT is scrapped on newspapers, defibrilators and HRT but will increase for hospitality
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

VAT is scrapped on newspapers, defibrilators and HRT but will increase for hospitality

8 hours ago 14,437 Views 9 Comments

VAT is being removed from newspapers, defibrillators and hormone and nicotine replacement therapies.

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

Updated 8 hours ago 10,559 Views 2 Comments

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

Childcare: Reduction of up to 25% announced in costs under National Childcare Scheme
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Childcare: Reduction of up to 25% announced in costs under National Childcare Scheme

Updated 8 hours ago 11,383 Views 1 Comment

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

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €40,000
# In Your Pocket
# In Your Pocket

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €40,000

8 hours ago 36,325 Views 6 Comments

You’ll be paying less tax because of changes to the PAYE cut-off, tax credits, and the USC.

Private sector workers can now receive up to €1,000 in tax-free bonuses
# Tax-free
# Tax-free

Private sector workers can now receive up to €1,000 in tax-free bonuses

8 hours ago 14,584 Views 7 Comments

The previous amount was €500.

Cariban: Drug to help women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to be given free of charge
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cariban: Drug to help women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to be given free of charge

9 hours ago 21,679 Views 5 Comments

Previously, pregnant women had been charged an average of €1.80 a pill.

10% levy on concrete blocks to help fund mica and pyrite redress schemes
# Mica
# Mica

10% levy on concrete blocks to help fund mica and pyrite redress schemes

Updated 9 hours ago 28,752 Views 37 Comments

The levy is expected to raise €80 million anually and it will be applied from 3 April 2023 at a rate of 10%.

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €30,000
# Budget Calculator
# Budget Calculator

Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €30,000

9 hours ago 22,777 Views 11 Comments

Changes to tax credits and USC mean you’re about to pay less tax.

Eurovision 2023 to be held in either Liverpool or Glasgow
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Eurovision 2023 to be held in either Liverpool or Glasgow

9 hours ago 3,358 Views 7 Comments

Ukraine won the contest this year but the UK, who came second, will host due to Russia’s invasion.

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

New tax credit worth €500 to be introduced for renters

Updated 9 hours ago 22,079 Views 11 Comments

The tax credit can be claimed for 2022.

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 9 hours ago 13,104 Views 0 Comments

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

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

10 hours ago 114,398 Views 0 Comments

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

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