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#Budget2020

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Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible

Oct 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,101 Views 11 Comments

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
# REITs
# REITs

'I've concerns about the level of tax they're paying': Property investment firms to be hit with tax avoidance clampdown tonight

Oct 8th 2019, 9:02 PM 24,762 Views 18 Comments

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
# Budget2020
# Budget2020

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May

Oct 8th 2019, 2:50 PM 79,482 Views 119 Comments

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
# Excise Duty
# Excise Duty

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50

Oct 8th 2019, 2:02 PM 32,525 Views 65 Comments

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
# Budget2020
# Budget2020

Budget 2020 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 52,787 Views 57 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Single parents will be forced onto social welfare if childcare costs are not addressed

Oct 7th 2019, 8:30 PM 19,948 Views 28 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The mental health of our children should be the focus of Budget 2020, not Brexit

Oct 6th 2019, 9:00 PM 27,574 Views 38 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance

Oct 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,573 Views 20 Comments

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
# Not Again
# Not Again

No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns

Sep 26th 2019, 7:08 AM 17,551 Views 52 Comments

The ESRI has recommended a supplementary Budget in the new year if there’s a hard Brexit.