National News

Seán Gallagher: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

Gallagher was leading in the polls in 2011 until the “Tweetgate” controversy where Pat Kenny read out a tweet which alleged Gallagher had financially corrupt involvement with Fianna Fáil. 

National News

PrEP accessibility may increase

October 17, 2018

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA\0 want to provide a HIV preventative drug for free to at risk patients with medical cards.

National News

Liada Ní Riada: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

Ní Riada credits her background and appreciation of Ireland’s identity as two key components that she believes makes her to be a suitable candidate for the Presidency.

National News

Joan Freeman: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

She continued, “As President, I will include young people on the Council of State… We need to listen to young people and that’s why I want to give them a voice in shaping the Presidency for the next seven years.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Wages, Tax and VAT

October 9, 2018

Minimum wage will increase to €9.80 per hour, with USC reducing in the third rate from 4.75 per cent to 4.5 per cent. 

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Environment and Agriculture

October 9, 2018

A planned 50 per cent increase was expected for carbon tax. This would have increased carbon tax ­­­­­from the current amount of €20 to €30 per tonne. The rate has remained unaltered since May 2014.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Health

October 9, 2018

Mental health funding will see the total funding increase to €1 billion, an increase of 9 per cent.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Housing

October 9, 2018

The Budget 2019 has allocated €2.3 billion towards the housing programme next year, announced the minister for finance, Paschal Donohoe at the Dáil today.