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# budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The Morning After: Here's what the papers made of Budget 2016

‘The Coppers Couple’ will do well out of this year’s package, according to the Times.

# budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

What the Budget means to someone earning around €30,000

How does this change things for you?

The good, the bad and USC: Here's what you had to say about Budget 2016

USC, Christmas bonuses, smoking tax…you had A LOT of opinions on it all.

What the Budget means for someone earning around €20,000

How does this change things for you?

Quiz: How much do you know about Budget 2016?

There’s a lot in it – how much attention were you paying?

Inside the highly unusual hotel at the centre of every Budget

Buswells Hotel is an integral part of Irish political life. So much so that until a few years ago the Dáil voting bell used to ring out in the bar.

Here's what's changed with the Universal Social Charge in the Budget

The much-hated USC has been cut.

Here are the winners and losers of Budget 2016. Where do you fall?

Tax cuts and welfare increases were the main elements of Budget 2016.

BUDGET 2016: Here's how it all went down

Cuts to the much-hated USC, extra government spending and a couple of surprises – we keep you across it all.

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

Here's how families will be affected by the Budget

Child Benefit is up by a fiver and the Respite Care Grant has been restored.

The minimum wage is going up to €9.15 per hour

It’s an increase of 50c on the old rate.

Nama to build 80 new homes a week over next five years

Most of these will be houses and there will be a focus on starter homes.

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

“No more booms and bust.”

PLAY: Budget Bingo 2016

Let’s break up the no-craic zone.

# budget - Monday 12 October, 2015

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

We're being promised lots of shiny things - but here's what WON'T be in Budget 2016

The past is a foreign country, they say.

# budget - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# budget - Thursday 8 October, 2015

"Lucky general" Michael Noonan taking credit for Brian Lenihan's plan - FF

The party launched their alternative budget this morning.

# budget - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

# budget - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week

Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.

# budget - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Enda Kenny says it's "Goodbye showtime - hello stability"

Whatever that means.

'We don't want to be told when we can go to the toilet, or eat or sleep'

‘We had marriage equality in May, when am I going to get my equality?’

# budget - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

'The street is a cold place' Enda Kenny gives coffee to man protesting outside Dáil

The Taoiseach was pictured handing one of the protesters a cup of coffee this morning.

# budget - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

'No more crumbs from the Budget table': wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest

Treatment of people with disabilities has created a mix of “anger and rage”.

# budget - Friday 4 September, 2015

Alan Kelly and Fr Peter McVerry are fighting again

The veteran campaigner said homeless people are better off sleeping rough than going to emergency accommodation.

# budget - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?

Are cigarettes expensive enough, or should Minister Noonan add another few cents?

# budget - Monday 31 August, 2015

A proposal to limit free travel could 'stop elderly people going to the doctor'

Providers want to limit the use of the pass.

# budget - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Britain is limiting child tax credits to just two children per family

The country is aiming to save £37 billion in the next five years.

# budget - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes

The Taoiseach’s comments about not increasing taxes have raised some eyebrows.

# budget - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

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

# budget - Monday 15 June, 2015

Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children

The children’s charity estimates that €103 million would eliminate costs for all parents.

# budget - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Tax cuts and spending hikes: Are we back to the good times?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# budget - Monday 27 April, 2015

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

# budget - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Twitter ripped the piss out of Gwyneth Paltrow for her 'budget' grocery shop Oh Gwynnie

Twitter ripped the piss out of Gwyneth Paltrow for her 'budget' grocery shop

Included seven limes.

# budget - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The UK's minimum wage has just gone up...

Only by 20p though. Is Ireland about to follow the UK’s example? And by how much if so?

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

# budget - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

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

# budget - Thursday 5 February, 2015

How long will that €149 fare last and other important questions for 'WOW air'

How much is a cheese sandwich? Where exactly is Baltimore-Washington International Airport? And who is this new ‘Icelandic Michael O’Leary’ chap?

# budget - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says

The Coalition is standing its ground.