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#subsidy

# subsidy - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'Laughable', 'a joke', 'cynical', 'opportunistic' - Zappone brought to task by parents over childcare fees crisis

The introduction of a universal subsidy for childcare in September saw many creches across the country raise their fees at the same time.

# subsidy - Monday 4 September, 2017

What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees?

Many creches across Ireland are increasing their fees in parallel with the introduction of a new €20 weekly subsidy aimed at easing the financial burden on parents.

# subsidy - Monday 17 October, 2016

Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said providing tax credits for paid child care would fail an equity test.

# subsidy - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Can't resist the deals at the supermarket? Here's why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

# subsidy - Monday 5 August, 2013

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

The project from the Limerick Arts Officel will see selected artists moving into six apartments in John’s Square in the city’s cultural quarter.

# subsidy - Monday 29 April, 2013

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

# subsidy - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins

The waste collection company has said it will start charging people who can’t afford to pay for the service unless the government covers the €2.8 million cost.