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Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible
Minister Joe McHugh announced the measure in his department’s Budget 2020 briefing.
'I've concerns about the level of tax they're paying': Property investment firms to be hit with tax avoidance clampdown tonight
New anti-avoidance measures are to be passed by the Dáil tonight.
Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced an increase in the carbon tax of €6 per tonne.
A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50
The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.
Budget 2020 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
The Government has flagged this year’s budget as a no-deal Brexit budget.
Opinion: Single parents will be forced onto social welfare if childcare costs are not addressed
The new National Childcare Scheme could see lone parents losing out on subsidies.
Opinion: The mental health of our children should be the focus of Budget 2020, not Brexit
A bereaved mother says no child deserves to die because of poorly-resourced mental health services.
Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance
The cost of accommodation, grant reductions and rising fees are causing real challenges to young people.
No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns
The ESRI has recommended a supplementary Budget in the new year if there’s a hard Brexit.