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# budget 2015

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'Fingers still crossed': Joan Burton feeling hopeful about Labour leadership
The new Labour Party leader will be named this afternoon.
We're worth €4 billion and we want action on water charges & respite payments --- Carers
Carers provide services worth the equivalent of one third of the annual cost of the HSE, they say. Here’s what they want to happen in this October’s Budget…
A senator wants to stop the pre-budget 'kite flying'. Here's how...
Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has proposed legislation that she says would put an end to the usual pre-budget speculation and leaks.
Up for debate: What sort of Ireland do we want?
St Vincent de Paul wants the Government to lead the debate on this question.
Michael Noonan will do 'whatever it takes' to reach deficit targets
The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015
What the IFAC? Five questions about the guys who want a tougher budget this year
This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?
Spending watchdog tells Government to stick to €2 billion austerity target
The Fiscal Advisory Council is urging the government to stick to this year’s target, but promising an easing off of austerity next year.
Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?
The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.
Would the Government's proposed tax cut actually help people?
A new research paper claims that the only beneficiaries would be those who earn a lot already.
In cases where work pays less than the dole ... 7 out of 10 people choose work
Think tank the ESRI has found that for those who, on a “snapshot” basis, would be “better off on the dole” tend to choose employment instead.
Have your say: TDs and Senators want to know what you want in Budget 2015
The Oireachtas Finance Committee is inviting written submission on Budget 2015.
Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader
The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.
61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.
Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing
The Finance Minister has sought to downplay suggestions that thousands of taxpayers face a hike in USC next year.
The next Budget will be in 152 days
“The Budget is the Budget,” Michael Noonan confirmed in that unique way of his today.
Howlin: The HSE are going to live up to savings targets - they have to
The Public Expenditure Minister also said that there could be room in Budget 2015 for tax cuts.
Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes
On day two of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis, the Minister for Finance has given the clearest indication yet that a tax cut is on the way.
Taoiseach: We'll consider tax cuts next year, if we can afford it
Enda Kenny told CNBC News that “income tax levels are too high here”.
No decision on income tax cut until closer to the Budget - Kenny
Middle-income families stand to benefit from any tax cuts next year, but by how much won’t be clearer until closer to the October Budget.
Ireland could be given extra time to meet deficit deadline
Olli Rehn has written to EU ministers indicating an openness to delaying austerity measures on a case-by-case basis.
Here's how the IBRC deal takes €1bn off next year’s Budget
The Department of Finance has put together these figures to illustrate the benefit to Budgets 2014 and 2015.