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Humphreys announces details of three lump sum supports to be paid this week
The Social Protection Minister also announced a new scheme to provide pension provision for long-term carers.
Three lump sum payments announced in Budget 2024 to be paid this week
Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys outlined the details of the supports today.
Opinion: Budget 2024 mortgage tax relief - is it too little, too late?
The budgetary measure of support for mortgage holders is welcome, but inadequate, says Mark Coan.
HSE 'doesn't waste' public money despite €1.5bn deficit, as TD praises 'ballsy' chief executive
John Lahart praised HSE boss Bernard Gloster for standing by comments he made in the media about the health budget.
Donohoe won't get into 'war of words' over health budget, says financial controls are needed
The minister says financial controls need to be put in place to deal with health overspends.
Minister wanted 1% betting tax hike in Budget 2024 - but was shot down for second year in a row
A levy of 2% applies to all bets placed in Ireland.
Minister wanted 1% betting tax hike in Budget 2024 - but was shot down for second year in a row
A levy of 2% applies to all bets placed in Ireland.
Analysis: The government's three Budget policies which could throw €500m into a housing money pit
Voters are entitled to an explanation on how the three policies will help deal with the state’s many housing issues, writes Paul O’Donoghue.
Booksellers say expansion of free schoolbook scheme will have 'devastating effect' on shops
There are both financial and logistic concerns about how the scheme will operate successfully.
'Apparent discrepancy' discovered in horseracing board's payments to jockey funds
It amounts to a discrepancy of almost €50,000 across three organisations.
Budget measures will increase incomes but purchasing power lower than it was in 2020, says ESRI
It said the package of tax cuts, welfare increases, one-off payments and indirect tax cuts is worth around 2% of household disposable income on average.
Govt walking into trouble with warnings health system underfunding will have 'freeze effect'
Pearse Doherty said today the repercussions of the lack of funding in the budget will be seen “in the weeks and days to come”.
Pádraic Fogarty: This week's budget signals the birth of a new nature economy
The environmental campaigner gives a broad welcome to the new climate fund announced in the Budget.
Donnelly says focus of Health Budget 2024 is 'running the services we have'
Medical groups have said the funding allocated to health services in this year’s budget doesn’t go far enough to meet the population’s needs.
'Many families' paying higher fees will not see 25% cut to childcare costs
A further 25% in childcare costs was announced as part of Budget 2024 yesterday.
Tánaiste defends Defence spending, rejects 'knee-jerk' calls for military resources
Micheál Martin, who is Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs, had responded to criticism from ex-army officer Cathal Berry and a military group.
Minister 'disappointed' with €13m for new mental health measures, confirms ADHD adult service expansion halted
Minister of State Mary Butler says she had to work with the resources she was allocated.
Sinn Féin says 'putting manners on you' comments were not directed at Jennifer Carroll MacNeill
The remarks, made by Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, came during an RTÉ budget debate
Minister expects RTÉ to make €21m in cut backs if licence fee doesn’t recover
Earlier this year, RTÉ submitted a request for €34.5 million in additional interim funding for next year.
Fears extra 1,200 SNA posts from next September 'doesn't go far enough'
From next September Ireland will have the highest number of special needs assistants ever had in the education system.
Arrest made over entry to Government Buildings courtyard on Budget Day
There was heightened security around Leinster House and Government Buildings yesterday.
Third level fees to be cut by €1,000, but only as a once-off
Irish and EU students typically pay €3,000 to attend a university course in Ireland.
Health 'not a priority for this Budget' amid spending overrun, Government sources say
The health budget overrun is proving a major headache for the Government.
Poll: How would you score yesterday's Budget?
Have your say on yesterday’s Budget.
FactCheck: Is the Government giving landlords twice as much as renters in Budget 2024?
The claim was made in the Dáil during this year’s Budget speeches.
Budget 2024: Some changes kicked in at midnight - others won't take effect for quite a while
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
Here’s what you need to know.
The changes announced yesterday included tweaks to the USC and tax bands, tax reliefs for landlords, social welfare hikes and an increase in the minimum wage.
Here are the new measures that have already kicked in or been extended - and what to expect in the months to come.
Analysis: Older people are vulnerable to poverty - more should have been done for them
Mary Murphy of Age Action says there are some positives in the budget but the government could have gone further.
Budget 2024 confirmed tax & USC changes and a significant cigarette price hike
The Finance Minister said Budget 2024 has been “framed against the backdrop of considerable global uncertainty”.
RTÉ to get supplementary estimate funding before Christmas, says McGrath
Big decisions on the interim funding and the long-term funding model will need to be made shortly.
No protests outside Leinster House today following 'ring of steel' put in place around perimeter
There was an increased garda presence around Leinster House today over fears there would be a repeat of the scenes seen last month.
Alcohol Action express disappointment as no new measures for booze announced in Budget 2024
Alcohol Action Ireland and the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland have both express disappointment – for different reasons.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for you if you're earning €100,000
Minister for Finance Michael McGrath announced a number of changes to taxes this afternoon.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for you if you're earning €60,000
A number of changes have been announced to income tax.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for your payslip if you're earning €40,000
There will be a drop in the amount of tax you pay.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for your payslip if you're earning €20,000
Minister for Finance Michael McGrath announced a number of changes to tax this afternoon.
National Security: Garda overtime increase, 1,000 extra gardaí and €21m more in Defence budget
The Defence and Justice allocations were announced by Expenditure Minister Pascal Donohoe in the Dáil today.
No movement on lack of Child Benefit entitlement for families in Direct Provision
Earlier today Heather Humphries said O’Gorman would be making an announcement on financial support for families in Direct Provision.
Rent tax credit to rise to €750 next year
Parents who pay for ‘digs’ for a child are now able to claim the tax credit.
State to invest in a €100bn fund to 'future proof' the economy
The Future Ireland Fund is one of two announced today, alongside a new Infrastructure, Climate and Nature Fund.
New tax on vapes promised - but not in this year's budget
The Irish Heart Foundation has criticised the Government for not following up on a commitment to introduce taxes to discourage vaping.