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# squeezed middle

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# middle Ireland
What is Fine Gael's 'middle Ireland' and are you in it?
Questions have been raised over whether Fine Gael policy will help the people it says it’s targeting.
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Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle
High earners pay more tax but they also benefit from the fact workers in the service industry get paid low wages, writes Killian Donoghue.
# Analysis
Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?
Budget 2017 will be announced on Tuesday.
# squeezed middle
Should we cut welfare for the middle-class?
That’s what a new right-wing think tank want.
# Finance Bill
Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare
The Finance Bill introduced today gives effect to measures introduced in Budget 2015.
Column: 'Ireland's road to recovery depends on whether we're going to bring everyone with us'
A job is no longer a guarantee of economic security and women are particularly vulnerable to precarious work and low wages.