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# readers-panel - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part Two
# Your Reaction
# Your Reaction

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part Two

Oct 15th 2014, 12:02 AM 5,788 Views 17 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One
# Reaction
# Reaction

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One

Oct 15th 2014, 12:01 AM 5,417 Views 5 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

# readers-panel - Monday 13 October, 2014

Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

Oct 13th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,543 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

Oct 13th 2014, 7:00 PM 11,443 Views 39 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# readers-panel - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

We want you: Join TheJournal.ie’s Budget 2015 readers’ panel
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

We want you: Join TheJournal.ie’s Budget 2015 readers’ panel

Oct 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,472 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country to find out their thoughts both ahead of Budget Day and on the day itself.

# readers-panel - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

How was it for you? Our Readers' Panel react, Part One
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

How was it for you? Our Readers' Panel react, Part One

Oct 15th 2013, 11:00 PM 7,849 Views 28 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

How was it for you? Our Readers' Panel react, Part Two
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

How was it for you? Our Readers' Panel react, Part Two

Oct 15th 2013, 11:00 PM 4,653 Views 8 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

# readers-panel - Monday 14 October, 2013

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2014?
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2014?

Oct 14th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,650 Views 43 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# readers-panel - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

We want you: Join TheJournal.ie’s Budget 2014 readers' panel
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

We want you: Join TheJournal.ie’s Budget 2014 readers' panel

Oct 9th 2013, 9:24 AM 3,724 Views 22 Comments

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country to find out their thoughts both ahead of Budget Day and on the day itself.

# readers-panel - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Readers’ panel: How Budget 2013 has affected YOU
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Readers’ panel: How Budget 2013 has affected YOU

Dec 6th 2012, 6:01 AM 5,492 Views 10 Comments

How is the Budget going to affect readers? We asked a broad selection of them to find out.

Readers’ Panel: Single parent
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Single parent

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 4,384 Views 13 Comments

Fenella Samways felt “truly horrified” by today’s Budget, feeling that those who can least afford to pay have been hit hardest once again.

Readers’ panel: Farmer
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Farmer

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,831 Views 4 Comments

Eric Driver is very disappointed in the loss of stamp duty relief for young farmers, calling it “short-sighted”.

Readers’ panel: Married with children
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Married with children

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 5,643 Views 7 Comments

Fintan Hynes thinks that the universal cut to the children’s allowance was unfair. He also thinks that the increase in car tax is going to make it a lot more difficult for couples who need to run two cars.

Readers’ Panel: Small business owner
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Small business owner

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,773 Views 1 Comment

As a business owner, Gavin was happy that VAT remained unchanged and that there was no increase in the cost of fuel.

Readers’ panel: Single and working
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Single and working

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 5,315 Views 2 Comments

Don Donoghue feels that the cuts in this year’s Budget were disappointing but not entirely unexpected.

Readers’ Panel: Unemployed
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Unemployed

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 3,155 Views 7 Comments

Jane, who’s unemployed and owns a house that’s in negative equity, is happy that the NPPR is to be axed but thinks that the blanket cut to the children’s allowance was a mistake.

Readers’ Panel: Cohabiter
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Cohabiter

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 3,019 Views 0 Comments

Having bought a house this year, David Connolly estimates that today’s Budget has left him €523 worse off.

Readers’ Panel: Student
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Student

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,167 Views 7 Comments

Andrew O’Connell had been expecting a greater cut to the Children’s Allowance. Overall, he believes today’s Budget could have been much worse.

Readers’ panel: Full-time carer
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# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Full-time carer

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,654 Views 5 Comments

Patricia Donlon is happy that carers haven’t been too badly hit but is disappointed at the cut to the respite care grant that she uses to “treat” her parents.

Readers’ panel: On disability allowance
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: On disability allowance

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,110 Views 0 Comments

Elizabeth has not seen anything in the Budget that she believes will help her get the operation she needs or help her disabled son.

Readers’ panel: Pensioner
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Pensioner

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,975 Views 5 Comments

Pat Kelly was disappointed to hear that the respite grant had been cut but is happy that pensioners don’t seem to have been too badly effected.

# readers-panel - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Readers’ panel: How Budget 2012 has affected YOU
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers’ panel: How Budget 2012 has affected YOU

Dec 7th 2011, 12:30 AM 6,056 Views 50 Comments

How is the Budget going to affect readers? We’ve asked a broad selection of readers what they think about the news from the past two days to find out.

# readers-panel - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Readers' panel: Married with children
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' panel: Married with children

Dec 6th 2011, 9:58 PM 3,594 Views 17 Comments

John, a father of five, says he’ll be hit hard by road tax and the cut in child benefit – and says that not enough is being done to support entrepreneurs.

Readers' Panel: Unemployed
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Unemployed

Dec 6th 2011, 9:57 PM 2,971 Views 6 Comments

Glyn Carragher is relieved that unemployment benefit hasn’t been cut – but is worried that the Government has taken no action on job creation.

Readers' Panel: Separated mother-of-four
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Separated mother-of-four

Dec 6th 2011, 9:55 PM 2,681 Views 6 Comments

Budget 2012 has seen cuts to child benefit for third and fourth children, changes to motor tax, and changes to the Universal Social Charge.

Readers' Panel: Single and working full time
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Single and working full time

Dec 6th 2011, 9:54 PM 4,590 Views 16 Comments

Budget 2012 has seen an increase of 2 percentage points in VAT and an increase in tax on fuel.

# readers-panel - Monday 5 December, 2011

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,708 Views 43 Comments

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,