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Poll: Do you think Budget 2023 was fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Budget 2023 was fair?

4 minutes ago 462 Views 0 Comments

Let us know what you think about yesterday’s announcement.

Girl (8) and mother remain in critical condition following violent incident at Clare house
# Clarecastle
# Clarecastle

Girl (8) and mother remain in critical condition following violent incident at Clare house

11 minutes ago 1,114 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened around 8am yesterday morning.

Varadkar says more energy credits for households may be needed early next year
# Energy Crunch
# Energy Crunch

Varadkar says more energy credits for households may be needed early next year

22 minutes ago 839 Views 2 Comments
  • The Tánaiste said the energy situation will be examined again in January or February.
  • Varadkar said €2 billion from the ‘rainy day’ fund could be used to help soften the impact of energy costs.
  • The Fine Gael leader added that he does not envisage a mini-budget being implemented next year.
EU believes Nord Stream Russian gas pipeline leaks were 'deliberate act'
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

EU believes Nord Stream Russian gas pipeline leaks were 'deliberate act'

1 hour ago 8,394 Views 22 Comments

The Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines are strategic infrastructure linking Russia to Europe.

US military admits to killing 12 civilians worldwide in 2021
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US military admits to killing 12 civilians worldwide in 2021

2 hours ago 5,285 Views 3 Comments

All of the civilian deaths occurred in Afghanistan, according to the public part of the report.

Children’s minister says fee freeze means childcare providers can’t hike prices following budget
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Children’s minister says fee freeze means childcare providers can’t hike prices following budget

2 hours ago 5,104 Views 7 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman also said a simplified system to register childminders will be introduced.

UK Chancellor Kwarteng seeks to calm City nerves after IMF urges a change of course

UK Chancellor Kwarteng seeks to calm City nerves after IMF urges a change of course

2 hours ago 9,844 Views 9 Comments

The International Monetary Fund said Kwarteng’s plans could increase inequality and called for him to ‘reevaluate’ his tax-cutting strategy.

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

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

Updated 2 hours ago 26,344 Views 29 Comments

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

Hurricane Ian leaves Cuba without power as it prepares to move over Florida
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian leaves Cuba without power as it prepares to move over Florida

3 hours ago 4,116 Views 3 Comments

About 40,000 people were evacuated across Pinar del Rio province, which bore the brunt of the storm, local authorities said.

Contrasting treatment of Kenny and Southgate shows football is more than just a results business
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Contrasting treatment of Kenny and Southgate shows football is more than just a results business

3 hours ago 12,471 Views 11 Comments

The reactions to the two managers are a window into their respective national team’s psyches, writes Paul Fennessy.

Ukraine denounces annexation votes in four territories as Russia claims victory
# Annexation
# Annexation

Ukraine denounces annexation votes in four territories as Russia claims victory

3 hours ago 8,621 Views 13 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected the referendums as a ‘farce’.

Council of Europe body expresses concern at low number of human trafficking prosecutions
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Council of Europe body expresses concern at low number of human trafficking prosecutions

4 hours ago 3,408 Views 0 Comments

Concern was also expressed about the availability of ‘qualified interpreters’ and a lack of specialised accomodation.

'Energy payments help, but how much will our bills go up?': Your response to Budget 2023
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'Energy payments help, but how much will our bills go up?': Your response to Budget 2023

10 hours ago 11,306 Views 6 Comments

We asked our readers to share their responses to the budget today. Here’s what they told us.

Budget 2023: What measures have already kicked in?
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023: What measures have already kicked in?

10 hours ago 23,115 Views 18 Comments

Some measures included in the €11 billion budget have already been enacted.

Yesterday's News

Explained: How can I get the most out of Budget 2023?
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

Explained: How can I get the most out of Budget 2023?

Updated 10 hours ago 14,387 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 10 hours ago 59,378 Views 55 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

12 hours ago 36,556 Views 116 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'

12 hours ago 22,121 Views 10 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

13 hours ago 15,263 Views 13 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

13 hours ago 23,617 Views 36 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

13 hours ago 4,091 Views 0 Comments

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

As it happened: Ireland v Armenia, Nations League From The42
Live 13 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 13 hours ago 15,484 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 13 hours ago 32,653 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 13 hours ago 55,203 Views 31 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

14 hours ago 40,988 Views 16 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

14 hours ago 4,769 Views 5 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

15 hours ago 26,681 Views 3 Comments

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

15 hours ago 12,168 Views 24 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 15 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 15 hours ago 125,925 Views 136 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 16 hours ago 88,344 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 16 hours ago 24,428 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 16 hours ago 17,369 Views 34 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

16 hours ago 4,115 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

16 hours ago 5,116 Views 5 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...

16 hours ago 3,279 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 17 hours ago 9,210 Views 8 Comments

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

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

20 hours ago 133,622 Views 0 Comments

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

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