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#expenditure

# expenditure - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Cabinet approves two-year lease on Citywest Hotel to accommodate Ukrainian refugees
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approves two-year lease on Citywest Hotel to accommodate Ukrainian refugees

Updated May 31st 2022, 9:21 PM 44,450 Views 53 Comments

The hotel and conference centre currently accommodates about 2,300 people fleeing the war.

# expenditure - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
# State Finances
# State Finances

Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%

Jan 5th 2022, 4:31 PM 25,955 Views 38 Comments

That’s according to exchequer returns for December published by the Department of Finance this afternoon.

# expenditure - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending

Sep 5th 2017, 7:58 AM 6,080 Views 37 Comments

The council said any additional initiatives should be funded by tax increases or a re-allocation of spending.

# expenditure - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending
# Spending
# Spending

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending

Apr 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 24,995 Views 50 Comments

The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.

# expenditure - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget
# Controversy
# Controversy

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget

Jun 8th 2016, 8:25 PM 23,276 Views 46 Comments

The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.

# expenditure - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
# Cash Outflow
# Cash Outflow

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

Nov 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 12,558 Views 20 Comments

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

# expenditure - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out
# On The Lash
# On The Lash

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out

Aug 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,060 Views 20 Comments

People have been spending more money on clothes and shoes too…

# expenditure - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Here's how much the Taoiseach's department has spent on photography since 2002
# Strike A Pose
# Strike A Pose

Here's how much the Taoiseach's department has spent on photography since 2002

Feb 5th 2015, 7:38 AM 20,281 Views 49 Comments

But first, let me take a selfie (to cut down on further professional photography costs).

# expenditure - Friday 10 October, 2014

What would the Greens do in Government? ... Build, build, build
# Capital Ideas
# Capital Ideas

What would the Greens do in Government? ... Build, build, build

Oct 10th 2014, 4:13 PM 8,544 Views 55 Comments

Eamon Ryan’s weighing in with his proposals, ahead of next Tuesday’s Budget announcement.

# expenditure - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Tax increases and expenditure reductions of €2.1bn won't be necessary - Howlin
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:19 PM 10,136 Views 53 Comments

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

# expenditure - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target
# Payday
# Payday

The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:19 PM 9,505 Views 54 Comments

Despite the positive overall picture, overspend in the Department of Health is still proving a drag on State finances.

# expenditure - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year
# Funding
# Funding

Five counties received less than 1% of Enterprise Ireland funding last year

May 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,407 Views 40 Comments

They received €2,769,721 out of a total of almost €90 million

# expenditure - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,690 Views 58 Comments

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# expenditure - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk
# Expenditure
# Expenditure

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk

Feb 15th 2014, 3:35 PM 9,142 Views 58 Comments

The Minister for Health also said the system will “end the unfair two-tier health system we currently have.”

# expenditure - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Gross total expenditure for public service to amount to €53bn for 2014
# Revised Estimates
# Revised Estimates

Gross total expenditure for public service to amount to €53bn for 2014

Dec 18th 2013, 7:26 PM 5,026 Views 44 Comments

Revised estimates are required to be published before the end of 2013.

# expenditure - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade
# Disease
# Disease

Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade

Nov 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 3,625 Views 24 Comments

Life expectancy in Ireland has also increased by a full four years since 2000 to reach 80.6 today, over the OECD average, according to a report published today.

# expenditure - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year
# Tax
# Tax

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year

Oct 12th 2013, 2:26 PM 5,759 Views 52 Comments

This is according to figures that give an overview of our finances before any of the budget changes are announced on Tuesday.

# expenditure - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 6,079 Views 47 Comments

Spending on alcoholic beverages accounted for 7.7 per cent of all spending in Ireland last year.

# expenditure - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year
# Cost
# Cost

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Jul 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,736 Views 25 Comments

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

# expenditure - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:43 PM 8,755 Views 49 Comments

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

# expenditure - Thursday 21 March, 2013

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares
# Taxis
# Taxis

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares

Mar 21st 2013, 5:42 PM 11,456 Views 98 Comments

The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…

# expenditure - Thursday 31 January, 2013

ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013
# Growth
# Growth

ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013

Jan 31st 2013, 9:45 AM 3,352 Views 58 Comments

The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.

# expenditure - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Irish Aid expenditure in Mozambique to be examined
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Irish Aid expenditure in Mozambique to be examined

Nov 6th 2012, 7:38 PM 4,334 Views 24 Comments

A delegation from the Committee of Public Accounts will travel there against a backdrop of revelations that Irish Aid funds in Uganda were misappropriated.

# expenditure - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Households spend more on housing than food for first time ever
# Households
# Households

Households spend more on housing than food for first time ever

Oct 10th 2012, 12:34 PM 6,931 Views 13 Comments

Figures from the CSO also revealed people are spending less on tobacco and alcohol and drinking more at home.

# expenditure - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

Oct 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,005 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

# expenditure - Friday 28 September, 2012

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair
# State Spending
# State Spending

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair

Sep 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,245 Views 35 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has reacted angrily to the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General which was published yesterday.

# expenditure - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Ireland spent €25 billion more than it took in last year
# State Deficit
# State Deficit

Ireland spent €25 billion more than it took in last year

Sep 27th 2012, 4:43 PM 9,515 Views 78 Comments

The annual report from the Comptroller & Auditor General says State spending reached an all-time high in 2011.

# expenditure - Monday 24 September, 2012

Embassy expenditure down almost €1.6m last year
# Embassy
# Embassy

Embassy expenditure down almost €1.6m last year

Sep 24th 2012, 4:11 PM 3,844 Views 10 Comments

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore also said the decision to close the Vatican embassy will not be reversed in the immediate term.

# expenditure - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Irish judges' salaries are second highest in Europe
# Courts
# Courts

Irish judges' salaries are second highest in Europe

Sep 23rd 2012, 3:05 PM 11,853 Views 36 Comments

A recent report showed the average judge earned a gross salary of €147,961 in 2010.

# expenditure - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011
# Balls
# Balls

Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011

Jul 25th 2012, 8:28 AM 3,089 Views 24 Comments

Figures released by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter show more than €80,000 was spent by Irish prisons on footballs over the last two years.

# expenditure - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

So far in 2012...tax takes €500 million ahead of target
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

So far in 2012...tax takes €500 million ahead of target

Jul 3rd 2012, 5:32 PM 4,918 Views 49 Comments

Three of the ‘big four’ categories – corporation, income and VAT – are performing strongly.

# expenditure - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland
# Pricey
# Pricey

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland

Jun 23rd 2012, 1:09 PM 8,678 Views 50 Comments

Ireland ranked overall as the fifth most expensive place for consumer goods and services last year.

# expenditure - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810
# Money Money
# Money Money

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810

Mar 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 23,024 Views 61 Comments

New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.

# expenditure - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography

Feb 25th 2012, 6:50 PM 7,482 Views 42 Comments

Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.

# expenditure - Monday 13 February, 2012

'This is not about class warfare' Obama unveils $3.8tn dollar US budget
# US
# US

'This is not about class warfare' Obama unveils $3.8tn dollar US budget

Feb 13th 2012, 7:36 PM 3,089 Views 14 Comments

The budget for 2013 aims to to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten years.

# expenditure - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Open thread: what are your best money-saving tips?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: what are your best money-saving tips?

Dec 11th 2011, 3:00 PM 7,520 Views 86 Comments

Now that we know what’s in Budget 2012, we want you to share your best cash-scrimping advice with TheJournal.ie’s readers…

# expenditure - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

In pictures: Day 2 of Budget 2012
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In pictures: Day 2 of Budget 2012

Dec 6th 2011, 7:46 PM 1,188 Views 2 Comments

How the day has unfolded in pictures…

# expenditure - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Readers' Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget?
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget?

Dec 4th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,152 Views 32 Comments

We spoke to a wide range of TheJournal.ie readers about their hopes and fears for this week’s Budget. Here’s what they had to say.

# expenditure - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Cost of servicing national debt to hit €7.5bn next year
# Receipts
# Receipts

Cost of servicing national debt to hit €7.5bn next year

Dec 3rd 2011, 9:27 AM 1,812 Views 14 Comments

The government’s latest report on state spending and receipts shows that the tax intake for 2011 will be €700m less than expected,

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