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# cuts - Today’s News

Garda Commissioner has earmarked a €23 million reduction in Dublin policing Exclusive

Drew Harris is looking to reduce the overspend in the Dublin region.

# cuts - Friday 22 November, 2019

RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'

The NUJ members have suggested a new rule that no one in the organisation earns more than the top civil service salary.

# cuts - Thursday 7 November, 2019

RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold

The national broadcaster has revealed details of a plan which will see 200 jobs cut next year.

# cuts - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Armed Support Unit overtime cut after successful 2017

There have been a number of cuts to overtime across the force.

# cuts - Monday 4 September, 2017

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

# cuts - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Trump’s budget attacks science, medical research and disease prevention'

Beyond the moral atrocities, Trump’s budget is not even competent from a technical perspective, writes Julien Mercille.

# cuts - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# cuts - Monday 12 December, 2016

Journalists' union warns against 'false dawn' in INM pension dispute

The NUJ has also warned INM against setting “unrealistic deadlines” for the dispute to be resolved.

# cuts - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?

FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.

# cuts - Sunday 9 October, 2016

'We save the country billions but are held to ransom for having a good heart'

Over 200,000 family carers in Ireland currently deliver nearly €4 billion worth of care annually.

# cuts - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending

Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.

# cuts - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Anger after poor Dáil attendance during mental health debate

Last week, it emerged that €12 million of the €35 million ring-fenced for mental health in last year’s budget is to be diverted to other resources.

# cuts - Monday 11 April, 2016

Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'

The association representing middle-ranking gardaí said members want their boss to stand up for them.

# cuts - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The42 Two former captains omitted as Cork hurlers cull big names from championship panel Cuts

Two former captains omitted as Cork hurlers cull big names from championship panel

Shane O’Neill and Patrick Cronin are among those who won’t feature again for the Rebels in 2016.

# cuts - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?

How does the Irish Cancer Society spend its money, and do its explanations make sense?

# cuts - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Here are the winners and losers of Budget 2016. Where do you fall?

Tax cuts and welfare increases were the main elements of Budget 2016.

# cuts - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

# cuts - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

'No comment' from Hewlett-Packard's Irish HQ as company cuts jobs worldwide

The plan is to help the company save $2.7billion – but it’s unclear how Ireland will be affected.

# cuts - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Why Labour isn't finished just yet

Analysis: The party’s obituary has already been written but don’t rule out a reversal in its fortunes.

# cuts - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people

Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.

# cuts - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From The42 Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon Joe's World

Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon

‘Instead of whittling down, we’ll be counting upwards to 31,’ says the Kiwi head coach.

# cuts - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Labour TD insists she wasn't suggesting parents bring their children to work

Joanna Tuffy’s comments were criticised by Twitter users and a Sinn Féin MEP.

# cuts - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

# cuts - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

# cuts - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Enda reveals plan to cut USC and here's how it could affect your wages

The Taoiseach said the 7 per cent rate of USC will be cut in Budget 2016.

# cuts - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# cuts - Thursday 26 February, 2015

160 jobs lost as Cadbury scraps the Pink Snack bar

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# cuts - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs

The company says it is restructuring how it does business.

# cuts - Friday 28 November, 2014

Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax... if he's re-elected

He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.

# cuts - Friday 21 November, 2014

The ECB is going to let you in on why they're slashing interest rates

Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.

# cuts - Thursday 30 October, 2014

No extra 4% bonus for 'exceptional' Irish Water workers

Irish Water workers can still get a bonus of 2.75% to 15% of their salary.

# cuts - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'Budget 2015 needs to give struggling families the peace and security they're entitled to'

An alliance of charities are calling for cuts to be reversed before tax breaks are introduced.

# cuts - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Tax increases and expenditure reductions of €2.1bn won't be necessary - Howlin

He said that the government are not in the giving back phase just yet.

Ministers don't want to play "fast and loose" with Budget 2015

The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.

# cuts - Friday 22 August, 2014

Don't go beyond €500 million in budget cuts - that's what Investec are telling the Government

Positive economic trends on nearly every front make for an easier budget.

# cuts - Friday 18 July, 2014

Industrial action threatened as Irish Rail plans to go ahead with pay cuts

The Transport Minister encouraged all employees to “reflect very carefully on the implications if Irish Rail is unable to secure its viability”.

# cuts - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them

The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.

# cuts - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts

The result of a SIPTU ballot is expected to be known on 11 July.

# cuts - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work PNA

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work

The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.

# cuts - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Michael Noonan will do 'whatever it takes' to reach deficit targets

The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015

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