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# budget 23

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# Plan Ahead
Fiscal Council warns Government to plan ahead for 'sizeable budgetary challenges'
Official forecasts currently only cover a three year horizon and the Fiscal Council has warned the Government ‘to start planning ahead’.
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that 'sizeable budgetary challenges' are not being 'recognised sufficiently.
The report notes the climate transition, the pension age and a perceived reliance on corporation tax as some of the challenges.
It says the budget 'struck an appropriate balance between protecting vulnerable households and avoiding inflation'.
# domestic violence services
Domestic violence services invited to apply for new funding stream secured in Budget 23
€6.8 million is being made available through a ‘targeted call to established domestic violence service providers’.
Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards
Economist Victor Duggan says while some budget measures will help, we cannot ignore the rough winter ahead.
# Cost of Living
'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023
The Government has confirmed a range of measures including tax band changes, electricity credits and social welfare increases.
# your stories
Will Budget 2023 make any difference to you? We want to hear your stories
We’d love to hear your stories today. Will Budget 2023 help you, what’s your view?
# Back To School
Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package
There has been widespread support for the announcement.
Analysis: Minister Donohoe, this is what you should and shouldn't do tomorrow
Economist Victor Duggan has some good advice for the finance minister ahead of tomorrow’s budget.