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This year
Explainer: 'No deal' in public pay talks, but why are they always so tense?
Unions have been seeking pay to be restored since a €4 billion austerity cut in 2009.
Last year
Varadkar denies that Paschal Donohoe is seeking IMF top job, but has yet to ask him directly
Govt green lights extra €4bn in spending, including close to €1bn on health
Paschal Donohoe says RTÉ redundancy packages ‘need to be consistent with public service pay-offs’
Finance Minister wants 'prudent' Budget as Taoiseach seeks threshold for higher tax rate at €50k
All time
Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says
No hospital project will be delayed due to children's hospital cost overrun, but 'repairs' will be pushed out
Dozens of retired civil servants receive pensions worth €100k
€600k in leftover funding used to 'manipulate taxpayer', Creighton claims
"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin
Investigation into banking crash needs to hurry up - Howlin
Parts of Bord Gais and ESB to be sold off to raise €3bn
Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO