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# budget - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains

Oct 20th 2016, 10:27 AM 15,291 Views 36 Comments

The government has been forced to change one of its key budget proposals on foot of concerns raised by the Central Bank.

# budget - Monday 17 October, 2016

Almost 90% of people think politicians should forgo their pay increase
# Poll
# Poll

Almost 90% of people think politicians should forgo their pay increase

Oct 17th 2016, 11:35 PM 9,949 Views 56 Comments

TDs are set to see their wages restored by €2,700 in April and another €2,700 in January.

Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m
# Budget2017
# Budget2017

Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m

Oct 17th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,649 Views 18 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said providing tax credits for paid child care would fail an equity test.

# budget - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement
# Housing
# Housing

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement

Oct 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,310 Views 26 Comments

Interest in new homes was greatest in the Dublin area, along with the Dublin commuter counties, said one property website.

# budget - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

Oct 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,812 Views 12 Comments

There are very few puns.

"I won't refer to your inexperience...": Noonan channels Reagan after Doherty raises age in TV debate
# Prime Time Battle
# Prime Time Battle

"I won't refer to your inexperience...": Noonan channels Reagan after Doherty raises age in TV debate

Oct 12th 2016, 7:26 AM 38,331 Views 121 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD raised the Finance Minister’s age during a row in a panel debate on the Budget.

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday
# Winning
# Winning

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Oct 12th 2016, 6:30 AM 6,556 Views 12 Comments

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

Reaction: 'Populist' Budget 'utterly fails' to improve lives of disabled people
# Not Nearly Enough
# Not Nearly Enough

Reaction: 'Populist' Budget 'utterly fails' to improve lives of disabled people

Oct 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 3,956 Views 8 Comments

An increase in payments from the Government of €20 “wouldn’t burn a hole in their pockets for long,” one campaigner said.

# budget - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

"What Bertie Ahern would have done..." - Here's who said what on Budget Day
# You Can Quote Me
# You Can Quote Me

"What Bertie Ahern would have done..." - Here's who said what on Budget Day

Oct 11th 2016, 8:24 PM 11,503 Views 16 Comments

“Not at all Brexit-proof,” one lobby group leader said. “Shite,” said one (unnamed) TD.

Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses'
# Policy
# Policy

Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses'

Oct 11th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,980 Views 2 Comments

Capital gains tax is largely unchanged and there will be no movement on company share schemes yet.

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €40,000
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €40,000

Oct 11th 2016, 4:46 PM 45,390 Views 41 Comments

What does the budget mean for you?

Here are the winners and losers in Budget 2017
# Winners And Losers
# Winners And Losers

Here are the winners and losers in Budget 2017

Oct 11th 2016, 4:43 PM 22,302 Views 36 Comments

Here’s who got something and who will feel like they lost.

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000
# HIGHER EARNERS
# HIGHER EARNERS

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000

Oct 11th 2016, 4:36 PM 25,591 Views 5 Comments

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

Here's how the Budget will affect first-time home-buyers
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

Here's how the Budget will affect first-time home-buyers

Oct 11th 2016, 2:35 PM 32,047 Views 50 Comments

The tax break for first-time buyers, as expected, will apply to new builds only.

14 words and phrases as Gaeilge to get you through budget day
# Giving Up The Fags
From The Daily Edge
# Giving Up The Fags

14 words and phrases as Gaeilge to get you through budget day

Oct 11th 2016, 1:52 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

Pack of clowns.

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 11th 2016, 1:43 PM 156,936 Views 129 Comments

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

Here's everything you need to know to stay on top of Budget 2017
# To Be Revealed
# To Be Revealed

Here's everything you need to know to stay on top of Budget 2017

Oct 11th 2016, 6:00 AM 13,754 Views 36 Comments

When does it start? How can I watch it? For that matter – what will be in it?

# budget - Monday 10 October, 2016

Find out how Budget 2017 will affect you with TheJournal.ie’s calculator
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Find out how Budget 2017 will affect you with TheJournal.ie’s calculator

Oct 10th 2016, 4:17 PM 78,727 Views 32 Comments

How much more (or less) will you be taking home?

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

Oct 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 22,291 Views 76 Comments

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

# budget - Sunday 9 October, 2016

'We save the country billions but are held to ransom for having a good heart'
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

'We save the country billions but are held to ransom for having a good heart'

Oct 9th 2016, 10:00 PM 15,233 Views 6 Comments

Over 200,000 family carers in Ireland currently deliver nearly €4 billion worth of care annually.

Back in time: Here's what definitely WON'T be in the Budget this year
# Party Like It's 2007
# Party Like It's 2007

Back in time: Here's what definitely WON'T be in the Budget this year

Oct 9th 2016, 9:00 PM 28,401 Views 30 Comments

Come with us on a journey through time and space, to Budget 2007.

"Unacceptable": Fianna Fáil's Budget battle with Varadkar is going down to the wire
# Pension Increases
# Pension Increases

"Unacceptable": Fianna Fáil's Budget battle with Varadkar is going down to the wire

Oct 9th 2016, 10:30 AM 15,568 Views 73 Comments

The “11th hour” nature of the proposed delay in pension increases is not acceptable, according to Micheál Martin.

# budget - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge

Oct 8th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,460 Views 98 Comments

It’s difficult to remember a time when those three letters weren’t on your payslip.

# budget - Friday 7 October, 2016

"Leo likes to make you think he is all cuddly and caring. That's not him"
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

"Leo likes to make you think he is all cuddly and caring. That's not him"

Oct 7th 2016, 4:44 PM 15,949 Views 73 Comments

Fianna Fáil said it does not support delaying the rise in the state pension.

# budget - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'If Fine Gael breach the agreement, the Budget won't pass'
# Agree Or Else
# Agree Or Else

'If Fine Gael breach the agreement, the Budget won't pass'

Oct 6th 2016, 3:29 PM 11,720 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Sean Fleming said Fine Gael must deliver on their Budget promises.

# budget - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals
# Budget2017
# Budget2017

More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals

Oct 4th 2016, 9:40 AM 9,388 Views 115 Comments

TheJournal.ie have received an advance copy of the party’s “alternative budget” to be unveiled today.

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending
# Daddy Or Chips?
# Daddy Or Chips?

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending

Oct 4th 2016, 9:18 AM 8,363 Views 72 Comments

Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.

# budget - Monday 3 October, 2016

'The Budget is an exercise in wasted energy and perpetuating short-termism'
# Policy
# Policy

'The Budget is an exercise in wasted energy and perpetuating short-termism'

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:30 PM 94 Views 19 Comments

Don’t expect anything that helps build on a long-term vision for Ireland.

Oops! Leo says Micheál Martin will announce next week's Budget
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

Oops! Leo says Micheál Martin will announce next week's Budget

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:59 PM 33,937 Views 39 Comments

Leo Varadkar has called on Fianna Fáil to produce a costed list of Budget demands.

What businesses can expect from the government's billion-euro Budget giveaway
# Brexit Proof
# Brexit Proof

What businesses can expect from the government's billion-euro Budget giveaway

Oct 3rd 2016, 2:15 PM 12,885 Views 34 Comments

There’s likely to be some good news in a little over a week – but not everyone will have their wishes granted.

# budget - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

These last-minute Iceland supporters sum up that 'anyone but England' feeling
# In The Bag
From The Daily Edge
# In The Bag

These last-minute Iceland supporters sum up that 'anyone but England' feeling

Jun 28th 2016, 10:50 AM 5,623 Views 0 Comments

Frozen football experts.

# budget - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

This cheap flagship smartphone is out and it's impressing people*
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

This cheap flagship smartphone is out and it's impressing people*

Jun 15th 2016, 10:46 AM 34,263 Views 54 Comments

*Specifically, the reviewers who managed to get their hands on it.

# budget - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Here's what our political parties have spent on election posters *
# Poster Pin Ups
# Poster Pin Ups

Here's what our political parties have spent on election posters *

Feb 7th 2016, 7:45 AM 23,080 Views 52 Comments

The ones that would tell us that is. TheJournal.ie asked all parties in the general election what their poster budget amounted to – here’s what we found out.

# budget - Thursday 4 February, 2016

New 25p supermarket has to close after it runs out of stock
# Not So Easy
# Not So Easy

New 25p supermarket has to close after it runs out of stock

Feb 4th 2016, 3:46 PM 43,398 Views 30 Comments

The supermarket expects to re-open on Friday.

# budget - Monday 11 January, 2016

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,491 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# budget - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Ireland was €343 million in the black at the end of last month
# Surplus To Requirements
# Surplus To Requirements

Ireland was €343 million in the black at the end of last month

Dec 2nd 2015, 4:59 PM 18,876 Views 103 Comments

Apartments in Bulgaria for all!

# budget - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Take 4
# Take 4

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Nov 26th 2015, 5:13 PM 4,696 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# budget - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
# Cash Outflow
# Cash Outflow

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

Nov 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 12,517 Views 20 Comments

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

# budget - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there

Nov 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 28,583 Views 35 Comments

You don’t have to break the bank if you want to buy a great phone.

# budget - Monday 9 November, 2015

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive

Nov 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 32,174 Views 34 Comments

The changes affect people on incomes from €352 to €424 a week.