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#Budget 2012

# budget-2012 - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Budget (Leaks) 2012: Household Charge, Enda's National Address and 'sacrosanct' corporate tax
# Times Of Austerity
# Times Of Austerity

Budget (Leaks) 2012: Household Charge, Enda's National Address and 'sacrosanct' corporate tax

Oct 10th 2021, 7:01 AM 20,428 Views 4 Comments

Budget 2012 was the first budget of the Fine Gael/Labour era.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Winter fuel allowance to be extended following cold snap

Mar 27th 2013, 11:21 AM 8,978 Views 31 Comments

The 410,000 people in receipt of the weekly €20 allowance will be given the allowance for an extra week.

# budget-2012 - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget

Dec 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 13,264 Views 138 Comments

Nine Departments and agencies needed extra top-ups to their funding in 2012. Here’s where the overflow went.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Burton asks for extra €685 million in social protection funding... for 2012
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Burton asks for extra €685 million in social protection funding... for 2012

Dec 5th 2012, 11:41 AM 4,578 Views 18 Comments

On the day of Budget 2013, Joan Burton asks an Oireachtas committee to approve a 5.1 per cent increase for 2012.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

'Sad occasion' for Bill Cullen as receiver appointed to Glencullen Holdings
# Receivership
# Receivership

'Sad occasion' for Bill Cullen as receiver appointed to Glencullen Holdings

Oct 10th 2012, 12:27 PM 21,865 Views 122 Comments

The company operated Cullen’s last two Renault dealerships and is believed to owe him €19.5 million.

# budget-2012 - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact - Ireland on track for 2020
# Economic Letter
# Economic Letter

Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact - Ireland on track for 2020

Sep 25th 2012, 12:06 PM 4,934 Views 17 Comments

The letter states that, despite ‘many uncertainties’, the date of 2020 remains achievable.

# budget-2012 - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Column: Let’s get real – Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil should be in coalition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let’s get real – Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil should be in coalition

Sep 8th 2012, 7:45 AM 65 Views 154 Comments

Labour isn’t happy in Government and Fianna Fáil merely snipe, writes Aaron McKenna. Why shouldn’t our two historically opposed parties get together?

# budget-2012 - Sunday 19 August, 2012

# budget-2012 - Friday 10 August, 2012

Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation
# Spending
# Spending

Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation

Aug 10th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,065 Views 21 Comments

While consumer confidence is on the increase, Retail Excellence Ireland warns that spending continues to fall.

# budget-2012 - Friday 20 July, 2012

Poll: Will the coalition government last until 2016?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the coalition government last until 2016?

Jul 20th 2012, 9:54 AM 6,385 Views 130 Comments

In its 16 months in office the coalition has by-and-large worked together solidly but will it last all the way until the next general election?

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Minister to reveal on Monday whether mini-Budget is needed
# Mini-Budget
# Mini-Budget

Minister to reveal on Monday whether mini-Budget is needed

Apr 25th 2012, 12:47 PM 5,340 Views 59 Comments

The next Stability Programme Update is due out next Monday – but Michael Noonan remains insistent that we’ll meet our targets.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Charities say Social Welfare Bill will push one-parent families into poverty
# Single Parents
# Single Parents

Charities say Social Welfare Bill will push one-parent families into poverty

Apr 18th 2012, 9:55 PM 5,026 Views 22 Comments

The Social Welfare Bill being brought to the Dáil proposes to send single parents onto the dole when their youngest child turns 7.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012
# Fiscal Approach
From The42
# Fiscal Approach

Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012

Apr 4th 2012, 1:59 PM 1,227 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Sports Council must continue to tighten its belt for the foreseeable future with a further €1.5million reduction on their budget.

# budget-2012 - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Budget body says Ireland could need €400m mini-budget
# Mini-Budget
# Mini-Budget

Budget body says Ireland could need €400m mini-budget

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:44 AM 4,441 Views 78 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the Budget’s projections for economic growth may have been too ambitious.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Osborne cuts corporate tax, creates credits for video game industry
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Osborne cuts corporate tax, creates credits for video game industry

Mar 21st 2012, 3:12 PM 3,746 Views 31 Comments

Chancellor George Osborne has also raised the thresholds for income tax and child benefit, as well as hiking excise on cigarettes.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Column: Universities in crisis because they have no support
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Universities in crisis because they have no support

Mar 15th 2012, 1:17 PM 24 Views 38 Comments

Irish universities fell out of the top 100 institutions rankings today but, writes Stephen Donnelly TD, without a bold, ambitious vision from Government they’ll never get back into them.

# budget-2012 - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Public sector reform
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Public sector reform

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 566 Views 2 Comments

The government promised to cut public sector numbers, increase accountability and improve performance. What’s happened?

# budget-2012 - Monday 5 March, 2012

State is overspending by €3,879 per person, according to TD's sums
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

State is overspending by €3,879 per person, according to TD's sums

Mar 5th 2012, 5:46 PM 4,824 Views 72 Comments

Cork South West TD Noel Harrington has shared his Budget 2012 analysis with TheJournal.ie.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 1 March, 2012

# budget-2012 - Saturday 18 February, 2012

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts
# S.P.A.R.K.
# S.P.A.R.K.

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts

Feb 18th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,109 Views 81 Comments

The SPARK (Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids) group took to the streets against cuts to allowances and schemes.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dáil approves Finance Bill by 93 votes to 45
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Dáil approves Finance Bill by 93 votes to 45

Feb 16th 2012, 2:04 PM 1,716 Views 13 Comments

TDs vote in favour of the last part of the 2012 Budget, though there is still time for amendments to be made to the Bill.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

'Few precedents' for scale of Ireland's austerity budgets, Gilmore admits
# Austerity
# Austerity

'Few precedents' for scale of Ireland's austerity budgets, Gilmore admits

Feb 8th 2012, 9:14 PM 4,666 Views 31 Comments

The Tánaiste told a US audience that budgetary measures had come “at a considerable cost to the Irish people”.

# budget-2012 - Saturday 28 January, 2012

NWCI chief quits over Govt's 'scant regard' for women's rights
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

NWCI chief quits over Govt's 'scant regard' for women's rights

Jan 28th 2012, 4:30 PM 3,843 Views 38 Comments

Susan McKay said Budget cuts to Women’s Council funding had made it impossible for her to do her job properly.

# budget-2012 - Monday 16 January, 2012

School cuts could lead to death of rural Ireland, councillor warns
# School Cuts
# School Cuts

School cuts could lead to death of rural Ireland, councillor warns

Jan 16th 2012, 6:31 PM 2,897 Views 9 Comments

Cllr Declan Hurley said institutions making up the “backbone” of rural communities were now all under threat.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 8:07 PM 3,226 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

Quinn announces review of cuts to DEIS teacher numbers
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Quinn announces review of cuts to DEIS teacher numbers

Jan 12th 2012, 6:53 PM 3,187 Views 12 Comments

Education minister Ruairí Quinn says he will seek a report on the Budget’s impact on teaching posts in disadvantaged schools.

# budget-2012 - Monday 9 January, 2012

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent
# Motoring
# Motoring

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent

Jan 9th 2012, 3:40 PM 5,798 Views 41 Comments

From 1 February, it will now cost you €55 to have your car deemed road-worthy (or not).

# budget-2012 - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied

Jan 5th 2012, 7:11 PM 9,289 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Finance says lenders have been told to apply mortgage interest relief with effect from January 1st.

# budget-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Late payment fee warning issued over €100 Household Charge
# Efficient
# Efficient

Late payment fee warning issued over €100 Household Charge

Jan 4th 2012, 9:09 AM 9,199 Views 154 Comments

Around 700 people have already paid the charge, which came into effect on 1 January, according to the Household Charge Project Board.

# budget-2012 - Monday 2 January, 2012

Former taoisigh lose mobile phone and secretarial expenses
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Former taoisigh lose mobile phone and secretarial expenses

Jan 2nd 2012, 12:30 PM 6,513 Views 78 Comments

From yesterday, former taoisigh are no longer entitled to claim expenses for secretarial work and mobile phones from the state.

# budget-2012 - Sunday 1 January, 2012

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)
# TheJournal.ie
# TheJournal.ie

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

Jan 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 6,521 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

Budget 2012: What measures kick in today?
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: What measures kick in today?

Jan 1st 2012, 10:34 AM 6,102 Views 43 Comments

A number of the measures outlined in the Budget 2012 will kick in today – we take a look at what they are.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Poll: Are you optimistic about 2012?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you optimistic about 2012?

Dec 29th 2011, 11:33 AM 4,265 Views 49 Comments

The New Year is just days away but are you looking forward to it?

# budget-2012 - Friday 23 December, 2011

Companies ‘rushing redundancies’ to exploit Budget layoff changes – REI
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Companies ‘rushing redundancies’ to exploit Budget layoff changes – REI

Dec 23rd 2011, 4:44 PM 4,532 Views 22 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says companies have brought forward planned redundancies before the government cuts redundancy rates.

State spends over €65k this year on Garda stations that will close in 2012
# Garda Stations
# Garda Stations

State spends over €65k this year on Garda stations that will close in 2012

Dec 23rd 2011, 2:54 PM 2,733 Views 14 Comments

Four of the 31 Garda stations that will close next year have had refurbishment works carried out on them in the past 12 months.

# budget-2012 - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Expert group set to issue property tax recommendations within four months
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Expert group set to issue property tax recommendations within four months

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:33 PM 1,649 Views 27 Comments

The government is expediting the process to determine what will eventually replace the already controversial household charge.

Column: Ireland’s addicted to property – and Noonan is risking another bubble
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s addicted to property – and Noonan is risking another bubble

Dec 22nd 2011, 7:30 AM 18 Views 10 Comments

The Government is keeping us hooked on house buying exactly when it should be weaning us off, writes Ronan Lyons.

# budget-2012 - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Fine Gael and Labour support plunges in new poll
# Poll
# Poll

Fine Gael and Labour support plunges in new poll

Dec 18th 2011, 9:41 AM 3,149 Views 56 Comments

Satisfaction with the Government has nosedived by ten points in the wake of the Budget, the Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll shows.

# budget-2012 - Saturday 17 December, 2011

New household charge could be docked from wages or welfare
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

New household charge could be docked from wages or welfare

Dec 17th 2011, 12:24 PM 7,243 Views 159 Comments

People who boycott the annual payment – including several TDs – could see it taken directly from their paychecks or benefits, the Government has confirmed.

# budget-2012 - Friday 16 December, 2011

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead

Dec 16th 2011, 6:48 PM 5,494 Views 116 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD has said that anyone who doesn’t pay the charge should be mindful of legal and financial consequences.

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