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# budget 2019

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'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike
Which Budget changes kick in today?
Finance Minister was going to give smokers a break in Budget 2019 - but changed his mind
Corporate tax reliance leaves us 'highly vulnerable to the relocation of even one large company'
Government 'repeating past mistakes' and leaving Irish finances exposed, budget watchdog warns
'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'
Robert Sweeney
We put your questions about Budget 2019 to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar
What's behind the Budget 2019 decisions? YOUR chance to ask the Taoiseach
Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?
'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'
Victor Duggan
Budget 2019: Here's what measures kick in today
Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes
Budget 2019: Winners and Losers
Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures
Government accused of 'a landlords' Budget' over tax break for landlords
Late-night talks secure unwritten granny-flat grant promise, dependent on one pilot property
Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing
Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase
Government unveils Budget 2019
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €100,000
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €30,000
'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019
What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000?
What Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €20,000
€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund
Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know
Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5%
Parent-to-children inheritance tax threshold to increase by €10,000
Here's what Budget 2019 means for people receiving social welfare payments
Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c
Donohoe announces details of new affordable housing scheme
Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
Met Éireann warns of 'ferocious looking beast' as storm expected to hit overnight on Thursday
How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden
Shawn Britton
This is 'not an election budget': It's D-Day, so here's a look at how things will unfold
Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments
Figure out exactly how Budget 2019 will affect you with's calculator
Poll: Do you pay attention to the Budget?