Budget 2015

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Spending for scientific research has remained largely static for 2015. Photograph: Getty

Spending for scientific research has remained largely static for 2015 despite ambitious job creation targets associated with Science Foundation Irelan(...)

Affordable/social housing at  Hollyhill,  Cork city. Some 946 units are expected to either be built or acquired by local authorities in 2015. This compares with just 200 this year.  Photograph:  Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Government’s commitment to invest substantially in social housing over the coming years was broadly welcomed yesterday, but the devil will be in t(...)

The Dáil has passed the budgetary increase in tobacco.Minister for Children Dr James Reilly said the measure was an important part of achieving a toba(...)

Tax rebates on water charges are useless for people whose water is undrinkable, newly elected Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has told the Dáil.In (...)

The two Government Ministers who announced the Budget have said it was principally directed at the “squeezed middle” or “coping classes” in society. A(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced the new Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland will be launched at the end of the month. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The new Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland will “increase the availability of loans of longer duration coupled with more flexible conditions (...)

Minister for Marine Simon Coveney who is developing the Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth strategy for the marine sector. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Government’s prioritisation of the “blue economy” in the budget has been welcomed by those working on marine research and ocean energy projects.Mi(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin presented Budget 2015 in the Dail today. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Organisations around Ireland have been responding to Budget 2015. Here’s what they had to say on...The 9 per cent VAT rate Irish Hotels Federation: T(...)

The levy on private sector pension funds will disappear at the end of next year. The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, said the levy would be impo(...)

Sinn Fein’ Mary Lou McDonald: ordered to leave the Dáil chamber.   File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald was ordered out of the Dáil this afternoon after clashing with the Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett during the B(...)

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