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                        <span class="h2">The Irish Times view on the budget aftermath: the suspension of politics-as-usual</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/the-irish-times-view-on-the-budget-aftermath-the-suspension-of-politics-as-usual-1.4046739" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/the-irish-times-view-on-the-budget-aftermath-the-suspension-of-politics-as-usual-1.4046739 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Fianna Fáil’s responsible approach to the budget deserves wide acknowledgment</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/cyclists-criticise-9m-allocation-for-greenways-and-urban-infrastructure-1.4045594" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/cyclists-criticise-9m-allocation-for-greenways-and-urban-infrastructure-1.4045594 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Cyclists criticise €9m allocation for greenways and urban infrastructure</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/cyclists-criticise-9m-allocation-for-greenways-and-urban-infrastructure-1.4045594" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/cyclists-criticise-9m-allocation-for-greenways-and-urban-infrastructure-1.4045594 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Spending on eight new Luas carriages included in €2.7bn allocation for department</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020 ‘betrayed the vulnerable’, Social Justice Ireland has said</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-betrayed-the-vulnerable-social-justice-ireland-has-said-1.4045578" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-betrayed-the-vulnerable-social-justice-ireland-has-said-1.4045578 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Poorest 30 per cent will be hit hardest, particularly with rising food costs, says CEO</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/carbon-taxes-and-healthcare-issues-among-budget-2020-questions-posed-online-1.4045468" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/carbon-taxes-and-healthcare-issues-among-budget-2020-questions-posed-online-1.4045468 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Carbon taxes and healthcare issues among Budget 2020 questions posed online</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/carbon-taxes-and-healthcare-issues-among-budget-2020-questions-posed-online-1.4045468" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/carbon-taxes-and-healthcare-issues-among-budget-2020-questions-posed-online-1.4045468 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">A team of experts from The Irish Times and PwC answered budget questions online</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Data Protection Commission ‘disappointed’ at budget allocation</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/data-protection-commission-disappointed-at-budget-allocation-1.4045248" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/data-protection-commission-disappointed-at-budget-allocation-1.4045248 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Watchdog given additional €1.6 million in budget having sought extra €5.9 million</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Paschal Donohoe may need to increase €1.2bn no deal Brexit allocation</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-may-need-to-increase-1-2bn-no-deal-brexit-allocation-1.4045065" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-may-need-to-increase-1-2bn-no-deal-brexit-allocation-1.4045065 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Government delivers cautious budget amid no-deal Brexit fears</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/how-much-is-the-carbon-tax-going-to-cost-me-1.4045060" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/how-much-is-the-carbon-tax-going-to-cost-me-1.4045060 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">How much is the carbon tax going to cost me?</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/how-much-is-the-carbon-tax-going-to-cost-me-1.4045060" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/how-much-is-the-carbon-tax-going-to-cost-me-1.4045060 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Q&A: Petrol, diesel and household fuels all fall under the tax, which is on the rise</a>
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                        <span class="h2">End of the road for electric car grant for company cars</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/end-of-the-road-for-electric-car-grant-for-company-cars-1.4044986" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/end-of-the-road-for-electric-car-grant-for-company-cars-1.4044986 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Government changes tax incentives for electric cars and hybrids</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Donohoe keeps everything centred with middle-of-the-road budget</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/donohoe-keeps-everything-centred-with-middle-of-the-road-budget-1.4044376" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/donohoe-keeps-everything-centred-with-middle-of-the-road-budget-1.4044376 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser - Premium">The Minister is claiming the mantle of fiscal prudence, but is it looking a little threadbare?</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: no drama in Dáil as thoughts turn to election</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044965.1570601710!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Budget 2020: no drama in Dáil as thoughts turn to election' width='140' title='Budget 2020: no drama in Dáil as thoughts turn to election' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-no-drama-in-d%C3%A1il-as-thoughts-turn-to-election-1.4044966" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-no-drama-in-d%C3%A1il-as-thoughts-turn-to-election-1.4044966 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser - Premium">Inside Politics: Government can do very little to rock the boat as parties look to Brexit and end of confidence-and-supply arrangement</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Sinn Féin says budget favours bankers, insurance firms and other vested interests</span>
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					                        <a href="/business/budget/sinn-f%C3%A9in-says-budget-favours-bankers-insurance-firms-and-other-vested-interests-1.4044414" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/sinn-f%C3%A9in-says-budget-favours-bankers-insurance-firms-and-other-vested-interests-1.4044414 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044405.1570562670!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Sinn Féin says budget favours bankers, insurance firms and other vested interests' width='140' title='Sinn Féin says budget favours bankers, insurance firms and other vested interests' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/sinn-f%C3%A9in-says-budget-favours-bankers-insurance-firms-and-other-vested-interests-1.4044414" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/sinn-f%C3%A9in-says-budget-favours-bankers-insurance-firms-and-other-vested-interests-1.4044414 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Labour claims it is a ‘sham budget’ for health that will do nothing to deal with year-round winter conditions in hospitals</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Donohoe delivers cautious budget amid no-deal Brexit fears</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/donohoe-delivers-cautious-budget-amid-no-deal-brexit-fears-1.4044483" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/donohoe-delivers-cautious-budget-amid-no-deal-brexit-fears-1.4044483 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Expected tax cuts and welfare increases fail to materialise in standstill budget</a>
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                        <span class="h2">‘Brexit budget’ leaves poorest at biggest risk of losing out</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044467.1570567445!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='‘Brexit budget’ leaves poorest at biggest risk of losing out' width='140' title='‘Brexit budget’ leaves poorest at biggest risk of losing out' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/brexit-budget-leaves-poorest-at-biggest-risk-of-losing-out-1.4044470" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/brexit-budget-leaves-poorest-at-biggest-risk-of-losing-out-1.4044470 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Under no-deal shadow, scarcer resources go to social groupings deemed most vulnerable</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Miriam Lord: Welcome to the House of Funds budget for Brexit madness</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/miriam-lord-welcome-to-the-house-of-funds-budget-for-brexit-madness-1.4044471" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/miriam-lord-welcome-to-the-house-of-funds-budget-for-brexit-madness-1.4044471 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Paschal Donohoe seeks shelter from Brexit storm in a budget without surprises</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Donohoe rebuilds his reputation for prudence</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/donohoe-rebuilds-his-reputation-for-prudence-1.4044459" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/donohoe-rebuilds-his-reputation-for-prudence-1.4044459 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Ministers took time to realise Donohoe was serious about tightening expenditure</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: ‘Brexit budget’ draws criticism over climate change and housing</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-brexit-budget-draws-criticism-over-climate-change-and-housing-1.4043678" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-brexit-budget-draws-criticism-over-climate-change-and-housing-1.4043678 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Donohoe announces carbon tax rise and €1.2bn package to tackle no-deal scenario</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Corporation tax ‘shock’ could leave €6bn hole in public finances</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/corporation-tax-shock-could-leave-6bn-hole-in-public-finances-1.4044417" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/corporation-tax-shock-could-leave-6bn-hole-in-public-finances-1.4044417 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget 2020: report assesses sustainability of recent business tax windfall</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget excludes most vulnerable to hard Brexit - Joan Burton</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-excludes-most-vulnerable-to-hard-brexit-joan-burton-1.4044436" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-excludes-most-vulnerable-to-hard-brexit-joan-burton-1.4044436 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget would mean frustration in many homes as there is ‘absolutely nothing for them’</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget has failed to ease pressure on working families – Pearse Doherty</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-has-failed-to-ease-pressure-on-working-families-pearse-doherty-1.4044434" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-has-failed-to-ease-pressure-on-working-families-pearse-doherty-1.4044434 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Sinn Féin says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil represent ‘cosseted, privileged class’</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: Few winners and many losers</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-few-winners-and-many-losers-1.4044370" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-few-winners-and-many-losers-1.4044370 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">How did our families fare this year?</a>
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                        <span class="h2">The Irish Times view on Budget 2020: preparing for the worst</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/the-irish-times-view-on-budget-2020-preparing-for-the-worst-1.4044404" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/the-irish-times-view-on-budget-2020-preparing-for-the-worst-1.4044404 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Taking the assumption of a no-deal Brexit as the central expectation leaves the Budget sums up in the air</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Government extends overseas executive tax relief until 2022</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/government-extends-overseas-executive-tax-relief-until-2022-1.4044342" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/government-extends-overseas-executive-tax-relief-until-2022-1.4044342 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Report concludes that economic benefit of scheme continues to outweigh its cost</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Annual housing budget: at best pointless, at worst damaging</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/annual-housing-budget-at-best-pointless-at-worst-damaging-1.4044348" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/annual-housing-budget-at-best-pointless-at-worst-damaging-1.4044348 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Analysis: Move has potential to disrupt existing housing market measures</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: €1.2bn allocated to Brexit, €6 carbon tax hike and free GP care for the under 8s</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-1-2bn-allocated-to-brexit-6-carbon-tax-hike-and-free-gp-care-for-the-under-8s-1.4042722" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-1-2bn-allocated-to-brexit-6-carbon-tax-hike-and-free-gp-care-for-the-under-8s-1.4042722 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Minister says while Irish economy may slow he still expects 19,000 new jobs next year 
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                        <span class="h2">Mixed picture for rural Ireland with tourism funding and tax hikes</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/mixed-picture-for-rural-ireland-with-tourism-funding-and-tax-hikes-1.4044338" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/mixed-picture-for-rural-ireland-with-tourism-funding-and-tax-hikes-1.4044338 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget 2020: Rural dwellers say increased taxes leave less money for retrofitting</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: Donohoe presses pause button due to hard Brexit threat</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-presses-pause-button-due-to-hard-brexit-threat-1.4044309" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-presses-pause-button-due-to-hard-brexit-threat-1.4044309 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser - Premium">Analysis: There is a political cost – but avoiding an emergency budget was key goal</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/plan-to-merge-usc-and-prsi-could-shrink-tax-revenue-by-1bn-plus-report-warns-1.4044322" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/plan-to-merge-usc-and-prsi-could-shrink-tax-revenue-by-1bn-plus-report-warns-1.4044322 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Plan to merge USC and PRSI could shrink tax revenue by €1bn-plus, report warns</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/plan-to-merge-usc-and-prsi-could-shrink-tax-revenue-by-1bn-plus-report-warns-1.4044322" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/plan-to-merge-usc-and-prsi-could-shrink-tax-revenue-by-1bn-plus-report-warns-1.4044322 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget 2020: High-level Government report also warns plan is likely to prove complex</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/carbon-tax-increase-of-6-disappointing-says-climate-council-1.4044316" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/carbon-tax-increase-of-6-disappointing-says-climate-council-1.4044316 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Carbon tax increase of €6 ‘disappointing’, says climate council</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044315.1570557868!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Carbon tax increase of €6 ‘disappointing’, says climate council' width='140' title='Carbon tax increase of €6 ‘disappointing’, says climate council' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/carbon-tax-increase-of-6-disappointing-says-climate-council-1.4044316" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/carbon-tax-increase-of-6-disappointing-says-climate-council-1.4044316 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Green Party accuses Government of ‘treading water’ with ‘status-quo’ budget</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Carbon tax hike does not resonate with Government claims of a ‘climate emergency’</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/carbon-tax-hike-does-not-resonate-with-government-claims-of-a-climate-emergency-1.4044302" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/carbon-tax-hike-does-not-resonate-with-government-claims-of-a-climate-emergency-1.4044302 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Analysis: The increase of €6 per tonne risks being ineffective or counterproductive</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/free-school-meals-pilot-scheme-to-be-allocated-160-000-in-2020-1.4044295" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/free-school-meals-pilot-scheme-to-be-allocated-160-000-in-2020-1.4044295 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Free school meals pilot scheme to be allocated €160,000 in 2020</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/free-school-meals-pilot-scheme-to-be-allocated-160-000-in-2020-1.4044295" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/free-school-meals-pilot-scheme-to-be-allocated-160-000-in-2020-1.4044295 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Child poverty intervention is in addition to hot meals pilot running in 36 primary schools</a>
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                        <span class="h2">Midlands faces ‘cliff edge’ situation due to shift away from peat use</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/midlands-faces-cliff-edge-situation-due-to-shift-away-from-peat-use-1.4044290" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/midlands-faces-cliff-edge-situation-due-to-shift-away-from-peat-use-1.4044290 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Funding announced to support retraining of workers affected by decarbonisation moves</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/electricity-tax-hike-to-cost-business-2-5m-1.4044283" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/electricity-tax-hike-to-cost-business-2-5m-1.4044283 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Electricity tax hike to cost business €2.5m</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/electricity-tax-hike-to-cost-business-2-5m-1.4044283" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/electricity-tax-hike-to-cost-business-2-5m-1.4044283 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget 2020 energy: Government to ‘equalise’ energy charge between business and non-business</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/mixed-reaction-to-budget-2020-from-the-arts-sector-1.4044278" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/mixed-reaction-to-budget-2020-from-the-arts-sector-1.4044278 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Mixed reaction to Budget 2020 from the arts sector</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044277.1570609639!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Mixed reaction to Budget 2020 from the arts sector' width='140' title='Mixed reaction to Budget 2020 from the arts sector' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/mixed-reaction-to-budget-2020-from-the-arts-sector-1.4044278" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/mixed-reaction-to-budget-2020-from-the-arts-sector-1.4044278 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Arts Council pleased but artists’ body devastated by the increase in funding</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/tax-reform-brexit-and-climate-change-make-for-budget-of-tough-choices-1.4044280" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/tax-reform-brexit-and-climate-change-make-for-budget-of-tough-choices-1.4044280 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Tax reform, Brexit and climate change make for budget of tough choices</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4044279.1570566472!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Tax reform, Brexit and climate change make for budget of tough choices' width='140' title='Tax reform, Brexit and climate change make for budget of tough choices' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/tax-reform-brexit-and-climate-change-make-for-budget-of-tough-choices-1.4044280" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/tax-reform-brexit-and-climate-change-make-for-budget-of-tough-choices-1.4044280 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Budget 2020: Greater focus needed on indigenous business over global giants</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-s-speech-parsed-immediate-risks-unprecedented-threats-1.4044253" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-s-speech-parsed-immediate-risks-unprecedented-threats-1.4044253 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Paschal Donohoe’s speech parsed: immediate risks, unprecedented threats</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-s-speech-parsed-immediate-risks-unprecedented-threats-1.4044253" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/paschal-donohoe-s-speech-parsed-immediate-risks-unprecedented-threats-1.4044253 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Marginal Notes: The Minister for Finance’s Budget 2020 address was a Brexit-fest</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/increased-funding-to-meet-rising-prison-and-direct-provision-numbers-1.4044065" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/increased-funding-to-meet-rising-prison-and-direct-provision-numbers-1.4044065 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Increased funding to meet rising prison and direct provision numbers</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/increased-funding-to-meet-rising-prison-and-direct-provision-numbers-1.4044065" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/increased-funding-to-meet-rising-prison-and-direct-provision-numbers-1.4044065 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Justice vote increased by €120m, including €10m extra for direct provision</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-main-points-free-gp-care-for-under-8s-extra-garda%C3%AD-to-be-recruited-1.4043175" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-main-points-free-gp-care-for-under-8s-extra-garda%C3%AD-to-be-recruited-1.4043175 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020 main points: Free GP care for under 8s, extra gardaí to be recruited</span>
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4043173.1570559593!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Budget 2020 main points: Free GP care for under 8s, extra gardaí to be recruited' width='140' title='Budget 2020 main points: Free GP care for under 8s, extra gardaí to be recruited' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-main-points-free-gp-care-for-under-8s-extra-garda%C3%AD-to-be-recruited-1.4043175" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-main-points-free-gp-care-for-under-8s-extra-garda%C3%AD-to-be-recruited-1.4043175 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Free dental care for under 6s, Help-to-Buy extended, more SNAs and teachers to be hired</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/budget-includes-100m-increase-for-homeless-services-and-hap-1.4044244" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-includes-100m-increase-for-homeless-services-and-hap-1.4044244 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Budget includes €100m increase for homeless services and HAP</span>
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-includes-100m-increase-for-homeless-services-and-hap-1.4044244" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-includes-100m-increase-for-homeless-services-and-hap-1.4044244 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Cuts to funds for local authority housing sites condemned by voluntary sector</a>
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				                     <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
                        <span class="h2">Budget 2020: Donohoe unveils €1.2bn package to cope with Brexit</span>
                    </a>
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					                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">
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																								<img src='/polopoly_fs/1.4043936.1570554064!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_140/image.jpg' alt='Budget 2020: Donohoe unveils €1.2bn package to cope with Brexit' width='140' title='Budget 2020: Donohoe unveils €1.2bn package to cope with Brexit' height='79' />
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										                        <a href="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938" class="gtm-event" data-evt-category="Horizontal Teaser List" data-evt-action="/business/budget/budget-2020-donohoe-unveils-1-2bn-package-to-cope-with-brexit-1.4043938 on /business/budget" data-evt-label="Budget 2020 Horizontal Teaser">Government says UK’s exit from EU is a ‘challenge that Ireland has the measure of’</a>
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