Ireland to boost budget package to one billion euros - Irish Times - euronews

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland is set to almost triple the amount available to cut taxes and increase spending in next week's budget through a series of additional revenue raising measures, the Irish Times reported on Saturday. Finance Minister Paschal ...

Childcare, Health And Housing Expected To Be Main Focus Of Budget 2018. - Kfm Radio

Childcare, health and housing are expected to be the main points of focus for the government ahead of Tuesday's Budget. The retention of the Help to Buy scheme, an increase in some social welfare payments and a cut in USC are thought to be some of the ...

Government plans to give Social Welfare Christmas bonuses in Budget - Dublin Live

The Government is planning on introducing a Christmas bonus to long-term Social Welfare clients. It's understood the bonus will be paid by using a surplus in the social insurance fund for this year. According to the White Paper on estimated Receipts ...

Irish Water refunds and Christmas bonus to see Budget spend rise - RTE.ie

The White Paper on estimated Receipts and Expenditure for 2018 has been published, and it shows the Government is planning to refund Irish Water charges and pay a Christmas Social Welfare bonus. The document forms part of the Budget process and ...

Government finds extra €300m for Christmas bonus and water refunds - Irish Times

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has secured an additional €300 million from Government coffers to pay for the upcoming Christmas bonus to welfare recipients and the water refund payments. The extra money, contained in the Department of Finance's ...

Budget 2018: Five tax items to watch - RTE.ie

RTÉ Business Editor David Murphy takes a look at five things to look out for in next week's Budget. Small cut in income tax on the cards. This is likely to be achieved by raising the point at which people begin to pay the top rate. At present ...

Cliff Taylor: Government will find enough cash for €1bn budget - Irish Times

We have all been beaten over the head with the message that there isn't a lot to be given away in the budget. And there isn't. But Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe simply has to find some cash to make any kind of a show on Tuesday. And he will.

Style vs substance: Everything you need to know ahead of Leo's first budget - Independent.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Bobo the dog at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Meeting in the 7 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Bobo the dog at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Meeting in the Minella Hotel, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Pic:Mark Condren ...