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#Budget 18

# budget-18 - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Ireland is getting a new internship programme

The new scheme aims to target young people who find it difficult to enter employment.

# budget-18 - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

# budget-18 - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

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All weekly social welfare payments to increase by a fiver from March

A Christmas bonus of 85% will be paid to social welfare recipients this year.

'No fireworks, no big bonanza' - Leo's been managing expectations ahead of the Budget

It’s that time of year again.

# budget-18 - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Taoiseach and the Finance Minister join for Budget 2018 Facebook Live

Get ready with your questions and concerns as we host a special session with Leo Varadkar and Paschal Donohoe this Wednesday evening.

# budget-18 - Thursday 5 October, 2017

A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists

A busy morning on Molesworth Street, as the Greens, SocDems and Solidarity-PBP unveiled their ideas.

# budget-18 - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'

Leader of the party Brendan Howlin said the plan “cut poverty, not taxes”.