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# budget 2015

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Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity...
… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.
Opinion: Budget 2015 is over... so have we left austerity behind?
The Finance Minister undoubtedly thought the best tactic was to make as few changes as possible, but will the Irish people be better off now?
'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going'
The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.
Poll: How was it for you? What did you make of Budget 2015?
Good? Bad? Indifferent?
The main things you really need to know from Budget 2015
Taxes, cigarettes, child benefit….
They said they'd be cutting taxes and they have. Here's where the savings are:
After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….
When are the Budget changes kicking in?
Midnight tonight, or January 2015? Here are the latest details as we have them.
Here's how much your pay will change after Budget 2015
What are you going to do with all that money?
Explainer: What is this 'knowledge box' and why does Ireland want to get one?
Michael Noonan wants more companies to invest their money in Ireland.
Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget
There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.
How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part Two
We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.
How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One
We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.
The pictures that tell the story of Budget Day 2015
New boys, old boys and pizza protestors.
Michael Noonan: "Austerity as we know it is over"
Finance Minister tells he will be “cautious and prudent” to secure the economic recovery in the coming years.
BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you)
Tax changes, eye-catching bumps to cigarettes and child benefit: but was this a budget to signal the end of austerity?
ANOTHER car got stuck on the barrier at Leinster House today
Today of all days.
Cigarettes, child benefit and Michael Noonan's cough - here's how Twitter reacted to the Budget
Your keyboards must be exhausted by now…
Here's Brendan Howlin's Budget speech in full
Hot on the heels of Michael Noonan, here’s what the Minister for Public Expenditure had to say.
Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.
'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...
They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.
Mary Lou McDonald has been turfed out of the Dáil...
…and she’s not being let back in.
What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn't Richard Boyd Barrett)
RBB reaching the peak of his speech? Headphones on.
Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016
Her Department’s being given €212 million in total to spend, as part of Budget 2015.
PICTURES: The winners and losers* of Budget 2015
*Relatively speaking, all things considered, etc…
'Young and active farmers' will benefit from today's Budget
New measures will target the long-term leasing of land.
Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?
More films? More film stars?
'Uninspiring' budget continues tax discrimination against self-starters
The self-employed are still paying more tax than everyone else.
The Double Irish is dead, long live the 'knowledge-development box'
But Michael Noonan says Ireland’s low corporate tax rate “never was, never has been” up for discussion.
The government is giving most people part of their water charges back
Michael Noonan said that the measures was being taken to “alleviate the burden of water charges on working families”. The short-term unemployed will miss out, though.
Here's how social welfare will look after today
If you have kids or live alone, it’s some good news.
What was the story with Michael Noonan's cough during his Budget speech?
Lots of people on Twitter were worried about the Finance Minister…
Child Benefit: €5 extra per child, per month for parents
Brendan Howlin sprung the surprise increase this afternoon.
No cuts for first time in six years as €42.5m to be pumped into Irish sport in 2015
A good day for the Irish Sports Council.
Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...
First time buyers will get a refund on the money they saved for their deposit.
€1 million for Irish emigrants made 'vulnerable by loneliness'
Support for emigrants and the diaspora has increased to €12.595 million.
Fancy a civil service job? Recruitment will start again next year
A moratorium on hiring will be lifted.
Adding it up: Budget 2015 in numbers
1, 2, 3, 4, €500.
200 more gardaí on the way (and money for new cars too)
Frances Fitzgerald says it’s a “breakthrough” budget for her department. Recruitment is set to begin in the next few weeks.
Got a car? You were left alone in this Budget, for a change
There will be no extra motoring or fuel taxes after years of hikes.
'I know the last 3 budgets were very hard for you': Here's what Enda had to say today
The Taoiseach has issued his statement on today’s budget announcement.