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# Government Spending

Last year
Analysis: The €26 billion surplus could be used in a politically and financially clever way
Ciarán Casey
All time
Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report
Embassy maintenance and repairs cost the taxpayer €5.7 million in 2011 and 2012
Aaron McKenna: It's time for a conversation about how local government spends our money
Aaron McKenna
Column: Why should our government have the right to hide from its citizens?
Aaron McKenna
The Daily Fix: Saturday
€4 billion ‘should be cut in Budget 2012′
Gilmore: ECB official's comments are annoying and unhelpful
Social welfare spending to be cut – but rates to remain
ECB chief calls for a pan-European 'finance ministry'
10 per cent cut in special needs support for schools - report
Government spending plans may be affected by shortfalls found in four-year plan
State papers: Arab investors wanted to pay for government expenditure
Minister announces budget day 2010
Exchequer deficit hits €12.1bn in August
90% more people going to prison for unpaid fines
Irish deficit will be largest in the EU