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# Public Spending

Last year
Why the government is set to break its own budget rules for the second year in-a-row
All time
Costs of climate action measures and Slaintecare not properly recorded, committee told
Tax cuts vs public spending: Where do you want to see money go?
Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:
Column: Austerity isn't working – so what alternatives exist for October's Budget?
Dr Rory Hearne
HSE defends €300,000 autism spend in Reilly's political area
This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air
Welfare, health and transport cuts confirmed in revised Budget figures
Taxes on texts and junk food proposed by Social Justice Ireland
HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'
Column: Forget about our ‘economic sovereignty’ – let’s look at what matters
Ronan Lyons
France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister
Column: Spending public money - where's the master plan?
Nick Leeson
Column: Why should our government have the right to hide from its citizens?
Aaron McKenna
Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages
Budget 2012 liveblog
Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud
In full: Michael Noonan's Budget speech to the Dáil
Column: This Budget will cut 15,000 jobs from our economy
Michael Taft
Budget 2012 (pt 1): the main points of Brendan Howlin’s announcement
Child benefit cuts will target families with three or more children only
Readers' Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget?
The Daily Fix: Saturday
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Budget 2012: The cuts (and petitions) outlined so far…
ESRI report warns of effect of 'optimism bias' on value of infrastructure projects
Taoiseach defends apparent U-turn on advisers’ salary cap
Gilmore: ECB official's comments are annoying and unhelpful
Find 20 per cent in government spending cuts, ministers ordered
Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget
Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
Expect further public spending cuts, says Gilmore
Ireland has largest government deficit in the EU
US budget passes crucial vote
Ireland's deficit will be largest in eurozone for 2010
Ireland unlikely to dodge out on debt, says IMF
ECB urges spending cuts