Budget 2021

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‘Budget boys’: Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath. Photograph: JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY

There were a good few paradoxes in yesterday’s budget among all the spending announcements. It was the biggest giveaway ever, yet nobody was getting t(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath in Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph:  Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Our team of business and political reporters have been working flat out to bring you everything you need to know about Budget 2021. Online this mornin(...)

 The electrical department of Arnotts store in Dublin as  Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe  announces Budget 2021. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos Dublin

The 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath was configured around a series of contractionary budgets, ones that were viewed as unavoidable but which c(...)

People  eating outdoors in Phibsborough, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

After seven months of anguish for the hospitality and tourism sector, interspersed with bouts of intense lobbying and loud criticism of official polic(...)

The target for this year was 7,736 social homes but in the first six months of the year just 725 were built. File photograph: Eric Luke

The extra half a billion euro lobbed to the Department of Housing to build additional social homes will, if these houses are built, result in the prov(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s speech is televised  in Harvey Norman, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has unveiled an aggressive package of spending measures in the budget, worth a record €17 billion, in a bid to co(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  and Michael McGrath, Minister for Public Expenditure, at Government Buildings prior to the announcement of Budget 2021. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

Pledging to tackle the challenges of “an era of great uncertainty and increasing risk”, the coalition on Tuesday said it would borrow more than €40 bi(...)

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae joined Sinn Féin in criticising the carbon tax rise. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Income from the carbon tax increase in the budget will be used to pay a number of social welfare provisions, Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman to(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe arrive at  the Convention Centre in Dublin to announce Budget 2021. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The biggest budget in the history of big budgets. Look at the size of it! The Budget Boys couldn’t resist drawing attention to this when they came t(...)

Artist’s impression from 2008 of the Narrow Water bridge project, which would link Omeath in Co Louth with Warrenpoint in Co Down. File photograph: Louth County Council/PA Wire

Half a billion euro is to be allocated over the next five years to the Government’s “shared island” initiative which is intended to support cross-Bord(...)

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