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# budget 2023

This year
'Watching in dismay': The letters sent by worried booksellers over the free books scheme
Last year
Dozens more inspectors needed to tackle the 'wicked problem' of farm water pollution
Energy credits should not have included richest households, climate NGO says
Analysis: Government supports are welcome but will they improve living standards long-term?
Victor Duggan
Increased childcare subsidies to take effect from today
Poll: Have you benefited from Budget 2023?
These are the Budget 2023 measures that will take effect from today
All time
Taoiseach to meet experts in housing in the coming weeks as Govt attempt to kick-start acceleration plan
Housing minister: 'I'll be frank, we've got to revisit the tax treatment for small landlords'
European Commission approves €1.2 billion energy support scheme for businesses
Four Cost of Living lump sum supports to be paid to over 800,000 people this week
The double child benefit payment of €280 announced in the Budget is being paid today
Cafe owner: We are being persecuted by the 'latte levy' due to come in
Peter & Elaine Shanahan
Committee to be told concrete levy will add €1,200 to cost of the 'most common house types'
Donohoe announces expansion of €500 rent credit to parents of third-level students
Student grant holders to receive additional maintenance payment in mid-December
Ministers announce payment dates for social protection supports introduced in Budget
Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits
Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?
Student: 'In a country with top universities, it's disgraceful that we have nowhere to live'
Mairead Maguire
'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
€1,000 rent credit just a 'starting point', as housing minister says Govt will look to increase it
Shared equity scheme to be extended to self-build homes, says minister
No mini-budget in January, but budget package will 'get us through winter', says Martin
Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place
Opinion: State-funded IVF is a sign we're finally moving in the right direction
Catherine Ardagh
Reader Q&A: From rents to tax to pensions, your questions about the Budget answered
'A major shock': Cost of building new homes to go up by as much as €3k due to concrete levy
'Huge' challenge to provide for refugees this year as State estimates €850m spend
'Life is depressing enough': Why plenty of people aren't bothered following the Budget
TG4 to launch new Irish language children's TV channel
Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards
Victor Duggan
IVF publicly funded through private clinics won't start until September 2023
The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?
Cariban: Drug to help women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to be available by January
Minister hopes parents using childminders will benefit from cheaper childcare next year
Varadkar 'does not envisage' mini-budget as Taoiseach but can't rule out further intervention
Sinn Féin leader labels Rental Tax Credit a 'half-baked measure' that could 'fuel rent hikes'
Poll: Do you think Budget 2023 was fair?
Explained: How can I get the most out of Budget 2023?
Ralph Benson