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#budget 2018

# budget-2018 - Monday 1 January, 2018

Which Budget changes kick in today?
# What's Happening
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# What's Happening

Which Budget changes kick in today?

Jan 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 94,041 Views 47 Comments

Changes to tax bands and USC take effect today – here’s how they’ll impact your pocket.

# budget-2018 - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Ireland is getting a new internship programme
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Ireland is getting a new internship programme

Oct 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,338 Views 26 Comments

The new scheme aims to target young people who find it difficult to enter employment.

# budget-2018 - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed
# Policy
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# Policy

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Oct 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 19,247 Views 20 Comments

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

# budget-2018 - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Explainer: Why has a big post-Budget row erupted over women's State pensions?
# Not Fair
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# Not Fair

Explainer: Why has a big post-Budget row erupted over women's State pensions?

Oct 12th 2017, 6:02 PM 30,358 Views 49 Comments

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

# budget-2018 - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

We put your Budget 2018 questions to the Taoiseach and Minister for Finance
# Live
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# Live

We put your Budget 2018 questions to the Taoiseach and Minister for Finance

Oct 11th 2017, 10:33 PM 9,093 Views 13 Comments

Watch it in full here.

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision From TheJournal.ie

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision

Oct 11th 2017, 9:49 PM 11,355 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance joined TheJournal.ie this evening to answer your questions about the Budget.

Watch: We answered all of your Budget 2018 questions live
# Facebook Live
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# Facebook Live

Watch: We answered all of your Budget 2018 questions live

Oct 11th 2017, 2:26 PM 5,464 Views 0 Comments

USC cuts, tax band increases and the Christmas bonus.

Eamon Ryan used a Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday
# Perfectly Cromulent
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# Perfectly Cromulent

Eamon Ryan used a Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday

Oct 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 14,533 Views 24 Comments

A noble Budget embiggens the smallest man.

Eamon Ryan dropped a casual Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday
# Perfectly Cromulent
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# Perfectly Cromulent

Eamon Ryan dropped a casual Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday

Oct 11th 2017, 9:58 AM 5,203 Views 4 Comments

A noble Budget embiggens the smallest man.

Budget 2018 measures will bring only 31 additional social housing builds next year
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Budget 2018 measures will bring only 31 additional social housing builds next year

Oct 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,311 Views 56 Comments

The housing budget was increased to €1.9 billion for 2018 but will result in only 31 new builds more than those we already knew about.

Extra €2.5m to help Irish language outside the Gaeltacht and to create jobs within
# Gaeltacht
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# Gaeltacht

Extra €2.5m to help Irish language outside the Gaeltacht and to create jobs within

Oct 11th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,857 Views 25 Comments

Údarás na Gaeltachta said having a Taoiseach who spoke Irish was “without doubt” helpful to securing funding for the Irish language.

# budget-2018 - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Debate Room: Has Budget 2018 moved towards solving the housing crisis?
# Read Me
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# Read Me

Debate Room: Has Budget 2018 moved towards solving the housing crisis?

Oct 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 6,680 Views 38 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has delivered his first Budget. But has it been a Budget that tackles the housing crisis?

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax
# Cut The Fizz
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# Cut The Fizz

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

Oct 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 66,270 Views 147 Comments

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

The Christmas bonus will be given at the start of December
# Festive Cheer
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# Festive Cheer

The Christmas bonus will be given at the start of December

Oct 10th 2017, 7:48 PM 67,351 Views 86 Comments

The cost of the Christmas bonus is €219 million.

What's behind the Budget 2018 decisions? YOUR chance to ask Leo and Paschal
# Facebook Live
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# Facebook Live

What's behind the Budget 2018 decisions? YOUR chance to ask Leo and Paschal

Oct 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 8,744 Views 53 Comments

Get in your questions to the Taoiseach and Finance Minister ahead of tomorrow night’s Facebook Live.

Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000
# Savings
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# Savings

Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000

Oct 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 37,808 Views 33 Comments

Changes to the USC and the entry point level mean savings of at least €328 for these workers next year.

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €30,000 a year
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €30,000 a year

Oct 10th 2017, 4:17 PM 41,186 Views 37 Comments

All in all, there haven’t been any major changes to what people will be taking home.

Have kids? Here's what Budget 2018 means for parents
# Childcare
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# Childcare

Have kids? Here's what Budget 2018 means for parents

Oct 10th 2017, 3:39 PM 82,761 Views 32 Comments

An increase to some child benefits, investment in the State’s free childcare scheme and more teachers are among the changes.

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment
# On Your Bike
From TheJournal.ie
# On Your Bike

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Oct 10th 2017, 3:39 PM 15,844 Views 53 Comments

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €20,000
# In Your Pocket
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# In Your Pocket

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €20,000

Oct 10th 2017, 3:30 PM 19,043 Views 25 Comments

Thanks to changes to the Universal Social Charge, there will be some modest savings next year.

What Budget 2018 means for you if you earn around €40,000 a year
# Let's Break It Down
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# Let's Break It Down

What Budget 2018 means for you if you earn around €40,000 a year

Oct 10th 2017, 3:02 PM 43,644 Views 41 Comments

There’ll be more money in your pocket next year after new tax reductions were outlined by the government.

Budget 2018: Here are the main points you need to know
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 10th 2017, 2:50 PM 178,206 Views 112 Comments

How does this year’s Budget affect you?

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
# Crisis Point
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# Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,745 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

Find out how Budget 2018 will affect you with TheJournal.ie's calculator
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Find out how Budget 2018 will affect you with TheJournal.ie's calculator

Oct 10th 2017, 2:30 PM 93,349 Views 20 Comments

Here’s how your take-home pay, tax and spending will change.

All weekly social welfare payments to increase by a fiver from March
# Fiver Friday
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# Fiver Friday

All weekly social welfare payments to increase by a fiver from March

Oct 10th 2017, 2:20 PM 30,206 Views 132 Comments

A Christmas bonus of 85% will be paid to social welfare recipients this year.

'Getting to a better place': An additional 800 gardaí will be recruited in 2018
# Thin Blue Line
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# Thin Blue Line

'Getting to a better place': An additional 800 gardaí will be recruited in 2018

Oct 10th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,079 Views 22 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said increased spending on gardaí must go hand in hand with reform in the organisation.

More money in your pocket with cuts to USC and change to higher tax band
# What It Means For You
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# What It Means For You

More money in your pocket with cuts to USC and change to higher tax band

Oct 10th 2017, 2:09 PM 16,906 Views 41 Comments

The entry point for single earners to get charged the higher rate of tax will increase from €33,800 to €34,550.

As it happened: A sugar tax, €5 extra for welfare, and a huge plan for housing - Budget 2018 is revealed
# It's Here
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# It's Here

As it happened: A sugar tax, €5 extra for welfare, and a huge plan for housing - Budget 2018 is revealed

Oct 10th 2017, 2:02 PM 53,933 Views 66 Comments

Follow Budget 2018 as it happens.

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%

Oct 10th 2017, 1:56 PM 8,885 Views 9 Comments

Senator Catherine Noone said that sunbeds are currently defined as “care of the human body”.

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up 50c from midnight tonight
# Cigarettes Not Alcohol
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# Cigarettes Not Alcohol

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up 50c from midnight tonight

Oct 10th 2017, 1:54 PM 29,650 Views 37 Comments

A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.

On the housing list? Here’s what Budget 2018’s doing for you
# Hap Increase
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# Hap Increase

On the housing list? Here’s what Budget 2018’s doing for you

Oct 10th 2017, 1:41 PM 11,366 Views 18 Comments

An increase to the Hap scheme and pledges for more social housing have been announced by the Minister.

'No fireworks, no big bonanza' - Leo's been managing expectations ahead of the Budget
# Up Early
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# Up Early

'No fireworks, no big bonanza' - Leo's been managing expectations ahead of the Budget

Oct 10th 2017, 9:20 AM 16,473 Views 61 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

Poll: Will you tune into the Budget today?
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Poll: Will you tune into the Budget today?

Oct 10th 2017, 8:48 AM 10,409 Views 48 Comments

Paschal Donohoe will take the floor at Leinster House at 1pm today.

# budget-2018 - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Taoiseach and the Finance Minister join TheJournal.ie for Budget 2018 Facebook Live
# Budget 18
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# Budget 18

The Taoiseach and the Finance Minister join TheJournal.ie for Budget 2018 Facebook Live

Oct 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,772 Views 38 Comments

Get ready with your questions and concerns as we host a special session with Leo Varadkar and Paschal Donohoe this Wednesday evening.

'We need bold measures': Government warned not to raise stamp duty in Budget
# Property Prices
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# Property Prices

'We need bold measures': Government warned not to raise stamp duty in Budget

Oct 9th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,062 Views 22 Comments

Estate agent Savills has urged the government not to raise stamp duty, while Guaranteed Irish wants a VAT cut on houses.

# budget-2018 - Sunday 8 October, 2017

There may be trouble ahead: A look back to the Budget of a decade ago
# Let's Face The Music
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# Let's Face The Music

There may be trouble ahead: A look back to the Budget of a decade ago

Oct 8th 2017, 9:00 PM 27,125 Views 45 Comments

The Celtic Tiger was about to stop roaring.

Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics?

Oct 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 15,730 Views 92 Comments

The Social Democrats want one.

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 8th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,053 Views 41 Comments

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# budget-2018 - Saturday 7 October, 2017

With nearly 700,000 on waiting lists, Harris pledges more investment in health services
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

With nearly 700,000 on waiting lists, Harris pledges more investment in health services

Oct 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 9,707 Views 103 Comments

Harris told consultants that Irish healthcare is at a “historic juncture” in a speech today.

What's the number one thing you'd like to see in Tuesday's Budget?
# Tax And Spend
From TheJournal.ie
# Tax And Spend

What's the number one thing you'd like to see in Tuesday's Budget?

Oct 7th 2017, 8:45 AM 10,781 Views 62 Comments

Budget 2018 will be done and dusted in a matter of days – what would you like to see in it?

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