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# Budgets

All time
# let's face the music
There may be trouble ahead: A look back to the Budget of a decade ago
The Celtic Tiger was about to stop roaring.
# sponsored by donedeal
DoneDeal of the week - including an ex-demo Mazda with zero miles on the clock
Low mileage, low road tax and good fuel economy in this 2009 Nissan Qashqai and 2016 Mazda6.
# On this occasion anyway
Sinn Féin beats Renua AND Fianna Fáil in the policy wars
The row that rumbles on.
# Moneyball
The Top 14 clubs' budgets make for eye-watering reading again this season
The average provisional budget for the 2015/16 season is €21.5 million.
The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government
Economic inequality in increasing in Ireland – despite what TDs might say.
# budget blown
Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad
A typical 30 second ad during the Super Bowl sets you back $4.5 million.
# Running the numbers
Do Sinn Féin's numbers add up? We could soon know for sure...
The government is considering a special Oireachtas committee to cost pre-budget submissions.
# not payback time
Ministers don't want to play "fast and loose" with Budget 2015
The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.
# Money
O'Sullivan's Biarritz with biggest Pro D2 budget, while Toulouse lead Top 14
The LNR has revealed the provisional figures for all French professional clubs this season.
# Dublin City Council
“No budget will pass that cuts homeless services” – Dublin Lord Mayor
A draft budget was called “totally unacceptable” by Sinn Féin councillors, but Labour Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn says it will not pass.
# Budget
HSE gets more time to come up with its service plan for next year
The HSE National Service Plan will now not be finalised until the middle of November at the latest.
# Budget 2014
Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget
Two Labour TDs voted against the party on the Budget last year and the year before.
# Your Say
Poll: Should disability services be exempt from HSE budget cuts?
The HSE has committed to reducing costs nationally – but should disability services be exempt from cuts?
# Student Living
Parents provide €421 per month on average to their college-going child
Students spend the money on rent, bills, food, books and going out.
Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected
A forward and outward looking European Union is what we need, writes Dominic Hannigan TD, who says national parliaments should have an enhanced role in shaping the future of the EU.
Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?
Austerity has not worked in Ireland or across the eurozone, writes Joan Collins, who points out that even the architects of our bailout admit it was the wrong path.
Column: The EU need not look beyond its own borders to see widespread poverty
At 38 per cent, Ireland has the highest rate of children at risk of poverty in Western Europe. But, far from protecting the vulnerable, the government has introduced austerity measures that mean the rich get richer, writes Richard Manton.
Column: Let’s address Ireland’s problems this year, as well as our own
Our towns and cities are hamstrung by budget cuts – but a new initiative could help find solutions and save money, writes Barry Flinn.
# Budget 2014
Prospect of October Budget welcomed amid calls for more open process
Budget 2013 is less than a week old but already thoughts are turning to Budget 2014 and the possibility it could be held earlier than December next year.
Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement
The Croke Park Agreement is too slow, driven by insiders and makes cuts in the wrong places, writes management expert Eddie Molloy.
# Health
HSE announces €130 million in cost-saving measures to meet Troika targets
The agency conceded that it is inevitable that the measures will have some impact on frontline service delivery.
# Economy
Ireland faces austerity 'for as long as anyone can look forward'
Economist Joe Durkan has warned austerity will not end with the bailout deal in 2015 – and rejected criticisms of the ESRI.
# Fire Services
Firefighters' lives at risk because of budget cutbacks - association
The Irish Fire & Emergency Service Associations calls for a nationalised fire service, saying the current system puts lives at risk.