# budget-2012 - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
The 410,000 people in receipt of the weekly €20 allowance will be given the allowance for an extra week.
# budget-2012 - Sunday 9 December, 2012
Nine Departments and agencies needed extra top-ups to their funding in 2012. Here’s where the overflow went.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
The company operated Cullen’s last two Renault dealerships and is believed to owe him €19.5 million.
# budget-2012 - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
The letter states that, despite ‘many uncertainties’, the date of 2020 remains achievable.
# budget-2012 - Saturday 8 September, 2012
Labour isn’t happy in Government and Fianna Fáil merely snipe, writes Aaron McKenna. Why shouldn’t our two historically opposed parties get together?
# budget-2012 - Sunday 19 August, 2012
The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
# budget-2012 - Friday 10 August, 2012
While consumer confidence is on the increase, Retail Excellence Ireland warns that spending continues to fall.
# budget-2012 - Friday 20 July, 2012
In its 16 months in office the coalition has by-and-large worked together solidly but will it last all the way until the next general election?
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
The next Stability Programme Update is due out next Monday – but Michael Noonan remains insistent that we’ll meet our targets.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 4 April, 2012
The Irish Sports Council must continue to tighten its belt for the foreseeable future with a further €1.5million reduction on their budget.
# budget-2012 - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the Budget’s projections for economic growth may have been too ambitious.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 21 March, 2012
Chancellor George Osborne has also raised the thresholds for income tax and child benefit, as well as hiking excise on cigarettes.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 15 March, 2012
Irish universities fell out of the top 100 institutions rankings today but, writes Stephen Donnelly TD, without a bold, ambitious vision from Government they’ll never get back into them.
# budget-2012 - Friday 9 March, 2012
The government promised to cut public sector numbers, increase accountability and improve performance. What’s happened?
# budget-2012 - Monday 5 March, 2012
Cork South West TD Noel Harrington has shared his Budget 2012 analysis with TheJournal.ie.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 1 March, 2012
# budget-2012 - Saturday 18 February, 2012
The SPARK (Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids) group took to the streets against cuts to allowances and schemes.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 16 February, 2012
TDs vote in favour of the last part of the 2012 Budget, though there is still time for amendments to be made to the Bill.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 8 February, 2012
The Tánaiste told a US audience that budgetary measures had come “at a considerable cost to the Irish people”.
# budget-2012 - Saturday 28 January, 2012
Susan McKay said Budget cuts to Women’s Council funding had made it impossible for her to do her job properly.
# budget-2012 - Monday 16 January, 2012
Cllr Declan Hurley said institutions making up the “backbone” of rural communities were now all under threat.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 12 January, 2012
In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?
Education minister Ruairí Quinn says he will seek a report on the Budget’s impact on teaching posts in disadvantaged schools.
# budget-2012 - Monday 9 January, 2012
From 1 February, it will now cost you €55 to have your car deemed road-worthy (or not).
# budget-2012 - Thursday 5 January, 2012
The Department of Finance says lenders have been told to apply mortgage interest relief with effect from January 1st.
# budget-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
Around 700 people have already paid the charge, which came into effect on 1 January, according to the Household Charge Project Board.
# budget-2012 - Monday 2 January, 2012
From yesterday, former taoisigh are no longer entitled to claim expenses for secretarial work and mobile phones from the state.
# budget-2012 - Sunday 1 January, 2012
TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.
A number of the measures outlined in the Budget 2012 will kick in today – we take a look at what they are.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 29 December, 2011
The New Year is just days away but are you looking forward to it?
# budget-2012 - Friday 23 December, 2011
Retail Excellence Ireland says companies have brought forward planned redundancies before the government cuts redundancy rates.
Four of the 31 Garda stations that will close next year have had refurbishment works carried out on them in the past 12 months.
# budget-2012 - Thursday 22 December, 2011
The government is expediting the process to determine what will eventually replace the already controversial household charge.
The Government is keeping us hooked on house buying exactly when it should be weaning us off, writes Ronan Lyons.
# budget-2012 - Sunday 18 December, 2011
Satisfaction with the Government has nosedived by ten points in the wake of the Budget, the Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll shows.
# budget-2012 - Saturday 17 December, 2011
People who boycott the annual payment – including several TDs – could see it taken directly from their paychecks or benefits, the Government has confirmed.
# budget-2012 - Friday 16 December, 2011
The Sinn Féin TD has said that anyone who doesn’t pay the charge should be mindful of legal and financial consequences.
There are now 14 TDs in total who will not pay the €100 charge when it comes into effect in the New Year.