# budget-2015 - Today’s News
Coleman or Irwin? Houghton or Whelan? Ireland’s two favourite pundits had plenty to discuss.
# budget-2015 - Yesterday’s News
The meeting today also heard from Fr Peter McVerry and focused on practical solutions to the homelessness crisis.
# budget-2015 - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The IMO says that health cuts cannot continue.
# budget-2015 - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
‘I wouldn’t dare do such a thing’: After Enda’s scolding, Leo isn’t talking about the Budget this week
The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.
Latest customer sentiment survey down last month after hitting a seven-year high in July.
The quarterly water charge set to hit households from January will effectively “suck” money out of the system, economist Tom McDonnell says.
There’s no grudge being held, it seems.
A job is no longer a guarantee of economic security and women are particularly vulnerable to precarious work and low wages.
# budget-2015 - Thursday 11 September, 2014
The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.
Savills say that the mortgage guarantee scheme could do just that.
# budget-2015 - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
This morning’s Cabinet meeting could be a tense one after Leo Varadkar’s comments yesterday about the Budget…
# budget-2015 - Monday 8 September, 2014
The ‘fear factor’ that that has long gripped consumers is now easing, says IBEC. The business group says the time is right to bring in a raft of tax cuts.
# budget-2015 - Sunday 7 September, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the benefits and pitfalls of foreign direct investment.
# budget-2015 - Saturday 6 September, 2014
For the first time in a long time, we’ll have some room in this budget to play around with spending hikes or tax cuts. USC should the first to go.
# budget-2015 - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
He said that the government are not in the giving back phase just yet.
Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.
The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.
It’s back to the grind for Enda, Joan and their ministers — and there’s some serious work to get through.
# budget-2015 - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.
The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…
# budget-2015 - Sunday 31 August, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at why Ireland has lost its competitive edge.
# budget-2015 - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.
# budget-2015 - Monday 25 August, 2014
Which cut would be more beneficial for you?
VAT was cut from 13.5% to 9% in July 2011.
Retail Ireland wants the retail sector to be boosted in October.
# budget-2015 - Sunday 24 August, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the issue of Ireland’s ‘unsustainable’ debt.
# budget-2015 - Friday 22 August, 2014
Positive economic trends on nearly every front make for an easier budget.
# budget-2015 - Monday 18 August, 2014
A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.
# budget-2015 - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The IPU wants the measure introduced in the Budget.
# budget-2015 - Saturday 16 August, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the various arguments around lowering the rate of VAT.
# budget-2015 - Saturday 9 August, 2014
€2 billion, €1 billion or should we aim for a neutral budget. Let’s start the debate…
# budget-2015 - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Focus Ireland say that many are losing homes because of the failure of the rent supplement scheme.
# budget-2015 - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
ISME also says keeping the 12.5% corporation tax is essential to the recovery.
# budget-2015 - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin say we’ll need less of an adjustment than initially thought… But it’s too soon to say how much less.
# budget-2015 - Monday 14 July, 2014
The light at the end of the tunnel is still “some way off”, Professor John Fitzgerald said this morning.
# budget-2015 - Friday 11 July, 2014
Merrion Stockbrokers is bullish on the economy, and says that an adjustment of only €1 billion is needed in Budget 2015.
# budget-2015 - Monday 7 July, 2014
The employers’ group says that now is the time to give consumers a break from austerity.
# budget-2015 - Saturday 5 July, 2014
A food poverty charity has asked Joan Burton to consider ow expensive it is to feed teenagers when drafting the next Budget.
# budget-2015 - Friday 4 July, 2014
The new Labour Party leader will be named this afternoon.
# budget-2015 - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Carers provide services worth the equivalent of one third of the annual cost of the HSE, they say. Here’s what they want to happen in this October’s Budget…