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#Budget Day

# budget-day - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances

Oct 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,843 Views 3 Comments

How has Covid hit the State coffers so far?

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# New Normal
# New Normal

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,042 Views 56 Comments

Today the biggest budget in the history of the State will be revealed – here’s what we know.

# budget-day - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Health changes: Drug payment scheme reduced and medical card threshold for over-70s increased
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Health changes: Drug payment scheme reduced and medical card threshold for over-70s increased

Oct 8th 2019, 3:54 PM 25,157 Views 15 Comments

The total budget for the sector has been increased to €17.4 billion.

Fine Gael TDs fearful of the heat over carbon tax hikes - and call for increase to fuel allowance
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Fine Gael TDs fearful of the heat over carbon tax hikes - and call for increase to fuel allowance

Oct 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,642 Views 50 Comments

There is expected to be a package of supports for Bord na Mona workers announced.

# budget-day - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Late-night talks secure unwritten granny-flat grant promise, dependent on one pilot property
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Late-night talks secure unwritten granny-flat grant promise, dependent on one pilot property

Oct 9th 2018, 6:16 PM 21,884 Views 29 Comments

Shane Ross says the deal isn’t written down, but the finance minister calls it a sensible idea.

How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden
# Opinion
# Opinion

How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden

Oct 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 48,807 Views 31 Comments

Overall, Ireland’s labour income taxation system can be considered fair, however the benefits of saying “I do” may play a larger role in this than one might have expected, writes Shawn Britton.

# budget-day - Sunday 17 December, 2017

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach
# Toast To The Taoiseach
# Toast To The Taoiseach

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 21,091 Views 71 Comments

Three of the top five busiest days for the Dáil bar were linked to the Fine Gael leadership challenge.

# budget-day - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'No fireworks, no big bonanza' - Leo's been managing expectations ahead of the Budget
# Up Early
# Up Early

'No fireworks, no big bonanza' - Leo's been managing expectations ahead of the Budget

Oct 10th 2017, 9:20 AM 16,473 Views 61 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

# budget-day - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

14 words and phrases as Gaeilge to get you through budget day
# Giving Up The Fags
From The Daily Edge
# Giving Up The Fags

14 words and phrases as Gaeilge to get you through budget day

Oct 11th 2016, 1:52 PM 2,671 Views 0 Comments

Pack of clowns.

# budget-day - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC
# Budget 17
# Budget 17

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC

Sep 13th 2016, 6:12 AM 20,276 Views 48 Comments

Michael Noonan said the detail of the USC reduction is yet to be decided.

# budget-day - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

14 new taxes that would solve Ireland's problems
# Taxman
From The Daily Edge
# Taxman

14 new taxes that would solve Ireland's problems

Oct 13th 2015, 1:35 PM 9,874 Views 3 Comments

AKA The People’s Real Budget.

# budget-day - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest

Oct 8th 2015, 8:48 AM 8,636 Views 26 Comments

INMO members at St Vincent’s Hospital will hold a protest on Monday.

# budget-day - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

This trailer for The Guarantee will fill you with righteous anger
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

This trailer for The Guarantee will fill you with righteous anger

Oct 14th 2014, 1:39 PM 15,096 Views 0 Comments

Nice timing, folks.

# budget-day - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Cigarettes and petrol: How much have the old reliables been hiked in the last 20 years?
# Pack Of Twenty
# Pack Of Twenty

Cigarettes and petrol: How much have the old reliables been hiked in the last 20 years?

Oct 12th 2014, 8:10 AM 29,808 Views 48 Comments

And what ministers are the most responsible?

# budget-day - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

12 foolproof ways to escape Budget Day
# Beat The Budget
From The Daily Edge
# Beat The Budget

12 foolproof ways to escape Budget Day

Dec 5th 2012, 12:39 PM 6,941 Views 10 Comments

Avoid the bad news with these handy tips.

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day
# Turkeys
# Turkeys

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day

Dec 5th 2012, 7:05 AM 7,388 Views 7 Comments

The betting company gave away petrol and Christmas trees in previous years, but this year it is giving away… turkeys.

# budget-day - Monday 3 December, 2012

Irish consumer confidence rose in November
# Consumer Confidence
# Consumer Confidence

Irish consumer confidence rose in November

Dec 3rd 2012, 12:26 PM 2,592 Views 9 Comments

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index shows a small amount of growth with sentiment at 63.8 in November compared to 60.9 in October.

# budget-day - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

As it happened: Budget 2012 liveblog
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

As it happened: Budget 2012 liveblog

Dec 6th 2011, 7:09 PM 14,552 Views 32 Comments

Join us for live video and text commentary, as Michael Noonan tells us how he plans to raise €1.6bn in extra taxes next year.

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud

Dec 6th 2011, 4:42 PM 1,970 Views 6 Comments

A pictorial representation of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech, as delivered to Dáil Éireann this afternoon.

Budget Day (pt 2) – the main points from Michael Noonan's announcement
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget Day (pt 2) – the main points from Michael Noonan's announcement

Dec 6th 2011, 4:40 PM 14,962 Views 90 Comments

Here are the main points of the taxation measures announced by the Minister for Finance in the Dáil today.

In full: Michael Noonan's Budget speech to the Dáil
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In full: Michael Noonan's Budget speech to the Dáil

Dec 6th 2011, 4:34 PM 3,154 Views 7 Comments

The full text, as prepared in advance, of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech to the Dáil delivered this afternoon.

# budget-day - Monday 12 September, 2011

Poll: Are you worried about December’s Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about December’s Budget?

Sep 12th 2011, 3:20 PM 3,707 Views 89 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has been dropping ominous warnings about the pain contained in Budget 2012 – but is it too early for us to be getting anxious.

# budget-day - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Brian Lenihan odds-on to sing the blues - and wear them too
# Budget11
# Budget11

Brian Lenihan odds-on to sing the blues - and wear them too

Dec 7th 2010, 1:51 PM 654 Views 0 Comments

Betting on the colour of the Finance Minister’s tie on Budget Day settles on inoffensive shade – and he’s 50/1 to wear a Santa suit.

# budget-day - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Gardai refuse to spell out Dail protection for Budget Day
# Riot Police
# Riot Police

Gardai refuse to spell out Dail protection for Budget Day

Dec 1st 2010, 4:02 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

As The Star reports that all leave has been cancelled for riot police, Garda bosses are keeping a tight lid on “operational matters”.