Thursday 20th October

Help to Buy Scheme

The finance bill today will be published which gives effect to measures in Budget 2017. The legislation will include a change to the first time buyers scheme which was labelled ...

Tuesday 18th October

Garda Strike P.2

Earlier we heard from AGSI President Antoinette Cunningham on the planned withdrawal of services by her members and as we know, the GRA has also put the Government on notice ...


The Dail’s Public Accounts Committee is this morning resuming its hearings on the controversial sale of NAMA’s Northern Irish property loans portfolio, known as Project Eagle. It’s just over a ...

Garda Strike

Four days of action for the AGSI – the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors - the same four days as the rank-and-file gardaí, which means that on four Fridays ...

Micheal Martin, Leader of Fianna Fáil

Hard to believe it’s only been a week since Finance Minister Michael Noonan delivered Budget 2017 and now that the dust has settled, it would appear two measurements are causing ...

Friday 14th October

Teachers Pay/Strike

The ASTI’s standing committee will meet later today to discuss the implications of its members voting for industrial action, up to and including strike action.  Kieran Christy, General Secretary of ...


The Help-To-Buy scheme- where first time homebuyers will be able to avail of a rebate up to €20 000 has been one of the most discussed issues from this year’s ...

The Gathering

Now, time for our Friday Gathering, in the week that saw the new Budget announced for the coming year... further sterling collapse and political turmoil in the UK. The Garda ...

Thursday 13th October

Minister Katherine Zappone

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone was arguably one of the big winners in Budget 2017. She managed to push her Single Affordable Childcare package across the line but ...

Tuesday 11th October

Budget Preview

It’s Budget Day and in just three hours, Ministers Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe will be standing up in Dail Eireann, for their respective departments of Finance and Public Expenditure and ...



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