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Subscriber Only: Do we pay too much income tax in Ireland?

Do we pay too much income tax in Ireland?

The average worker is set to be worse off after the next budget yet the government has just passed the motion on giving them all a pay rise. Ludicrous society we live in...
In comparison to other counties it appears like we dont, the problem after income tax is the VAT burden on a huge amount of purchases & services in the country. Add that 23% to your tax rate & its a very expensive country. Add all the other taxes, waste, t.v., excise duty, carbon

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Eradication of poverty event told of direct provision hardship

Eradication of poverty event told of direct provision hardship

17.10.2019

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Households accounted for one-fifth of greenhouse gases but paid over half of all environmental taxes

Households accounted for one-fifth of greenhouse gases but paid over half of all environmental taxes

17.10.2019

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Credit unions across Ireland to launch current account services | JOE.ie

Credit unions across Ireland have announced that they are set to launch current account services.

17.10.2019

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Brexit explainer: What's in the deal, and what happens now?

Brexit explainer: What's in the deal, and what happens now?

17.10.2019

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Brexit explainer: What's in the deal, and what happens now?

Brexit explainer: What's in the deal, and what happens now?

17.10.2019

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Irish mathematician Hamilton celebrated in Broombridge artwork

William Rowan Hamilton scratched his equation on north Dublin bridge in 1843

RCPCA1 A Capella Science

16.10.2019

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Varadkar says Brexit issues remain as deadline looms

Leo Varadkar says Brexit issues remain as deadline looms

16.10.2019

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Fine Gael to promise tax cuts as part of next election campaign

Fine Gael to promise tax cuts as part of next election campaign

16.10.2019

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Brexit: Leo Varadkar says 'many issues' remain as negotiators continue to thrash out deal

Brexit: Leo Varadkar says 'many issues' remain as negotiators continue to thrash out deal

16.10.2019

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Deal in sight as 'constructive' Brexit talks enter final day of negotiations | JOE.ie

Deal in sight as 'constructive' Brexit talks enter final day of negotiations

16.10.2019

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Further Brexit talks after 'constructive' negotiations

Negotiators will try to secure a revised Withdrawal Agreement before an effective deadline of 11am Brussels time

16.10.2019

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Taoiseach says Brexit negotiations are 'moving in the right direction'

Hope for Brexit deal as Taoiseach says Brussels negotiations are 'moving in the right direction'

16.10.2019

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Irish mum who fought rare cancer begs Simon Harris to employ national specialist

Carol has lost half of her arm to the deadly cancer and has two children to care for

16.10.2019

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Local resident describes final moments of tragic Irish dad Derek Reddin

Local resident describes final moments of tragic dad Derek Reddin who was stabbed to death in Loughlinstown, south Dublin

15.10.2019

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Varadkar 'unclear' whether Brexit negotiations can be concluded in time for EU summit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed last-minute EU-UK talks to secure a Brexit deal are 'moving in the right direction' - despite saying it 'remains unclear' if an agreement will be struck by tomorrow's EU summit.

15.10.2019

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Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

15.10.2019

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The Revolution Files | The Irish Times

The Revolution Files: Highlights from the Military Archives with reports from every county

15.10.2019

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Sunday Business Post in talks to purchase Irish Tatler publisher

Sunday Business Post in talks to purchase Irish Tatler publisher

14.10.2019

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Video shows flooding chaos on Irish motorway amid Yellow rain warning

The scene was described as 'total bedlam'

14.10.2019

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Car belonging to well-known Irish personality seized as gardaí probe alleged sex assault in Dublin

Car belonging to well-known Irish personality seized as gardaí probe alleged sex assault in Dublin

14.10.2019

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Greta Thunberg derangement syndrome claims another victim: Pat Kenny

Greta Thunberg derangement syndrome claims another victim: Pat Kenny


Interestingly accordingly in the LAW of most countries she would not be held responsible for her actions.

13.10.2019

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Cliff Taylor: The Brexit backstop is dead, long live the backstop

The game has changed, and Brexit talks have become even more complicated

13.10.2019

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Karla Adam: 'Global youth leader and an inspiration to millions: so why was Greta left out in the cold over Nobel Peace Prize?' - Independent.ie

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was the odds-on favourite to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

13.10.2019

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Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week

12.10.2019

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UK and EU officials hold weekend talks as hopes of Brexit deal rise

A tense week lies ahead for negotiators.

12.10.2019

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Greta Thunberg’s Moment: Why we need to follow Swedish teen's example

Greta Thunberg’s Moment: Why we need to follow Swedish teen's example

12.10.2019

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Taoiseach talks up his Brexit team in preparation for general election

Taoiseach talks up his Brexit team in preparation for general election

12.10.2019

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'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg

'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg

12.10.2019

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EU given green light to enter 'tunnel talks' with UK on Brexit deal

EU given green light to enter 'tunnel talks' with UK on Brexit deal

11.10.2019

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Leaks, bluster and secret talks: The inside story of a pivotal week in Brexit

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson’s crunch Liverpool meeting followed a tense few days

11.10.2019

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Brexit: Barnier given okay to enter 'tunnel negotiations' with UK

It comes after a positive meeting between Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar

11.10.2019

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Minister for Finance Pascal Donohue backs Coleen Rooney in Rebekah Vardy row

Finance Minister Paschal Donohue backs Coleen Rooney in Rebekah Vardy row

10.10.2019

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'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate

The minister said RPZ rules will never bring 4% rate rise across the board.

He’s so useless. 🙄
Ah that's fine so u muppett

9.10.2019

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Landlord fined €12,000 for refusing to accept rent allowance from Latvian woman

The tenant said the landlord left her in a position where she could not avail of the HAP scheme for a period of over twenty-three months.

9.10.2019

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Landlord ordered to pay Latvian renter €12,000 after refusing her rent allowance

Landlord ordered to pay Latvian renter €12,000 after refusing her rent allowance

9.10.2019

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Landlord ordered to pay Latvian renter €12,000 after refusing her rent allowance

Landlord ordered to pay Latvian renter €12,000 after refusing her rent allowance

9.10.2019

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Coleen Rooney accuses Rebekah Vardy of ‘leaking stories about her’ – before fellow WAG hits back

Coleen Rooney accuses Rebekah Vardy of ‘leaking stories about her’ – before fellow WAG hits back

9.10.2019

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End of the road for electric car grant for company cars

Government changes tax incentives for electric cars and hybrids

Lettiemccarthy So disappointing, how does this square with the ClimateAction plan RichardbrutonTD ?

9.10.2019

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Rebekah Vardy denies selling stories on Coleen Rooney in savage statement

Rebekah Vardy denies selling stories on Coleen Rooney in savage statement

9.10.2019

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Sligo Rovers mock Coleen Rooney-Rebekah Vardy Twitter spat in announcement

Sligo Rovers mock Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy Twitter spat in contract announcement

9.10.2019

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Rebekah Vardy slammed by Coleen Rooney for ‘leaking stories about her’ – before fellow WAG hits back

Coleen Rooney accuses Rebekah Vardy of 'leaking stories about her' - before fellow WAG hits back

9.10.2019

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Gardaí in Louth hunt missing car after 'shots fired' in Ardee

9.10.2019

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Coleen Rooney claims Rebekah Vardy has been leaking private stories about her - Independent.ie

'This has been a burden in my life for a few years' - Coleen Rooney claims Rebekah Vardy has been leaking private stories about her

9.10.2019

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Coleen Rooney exposes Rebekah Vardy for selling stories about her private life

Coleen Rooney claims Rebekah Vardy sold stories on her private life 'betraying her trust'

9.10.2019

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Gardai hunt missing car after 'shots fired' in Irish town

Gardai hunt missing car after 'shots fired' in Ardee, Co Louth

9.10.2019

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Diplomat's wife 'fled UK from US airbase on private flight' after fatal crash - Independent.ie

Diplomat's wife 'fled UK from US airbase on private flight' after fatal crash

9.10.2019

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Father-of-one extradited from UK and sent for trial in Dublin over guns, silencers and bullets found in car - Independent.ie

Father-of-one extradited from UK and sent for trial in Dublin over guns, silencers and bullets found in car

9.10.2019

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Budget 2020: What measures take effect from today and what comes into effect next year?

A carbon tax hike and levy on cigarettes kicks in today while other measures kick in next year.

9.10.2019

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Older and disabled people overlooked in Budget as OAP says 'few shillings isn't enough'

Older and disabled people overlooked in Budget202 as OAP says 'few shillings isn't enough'

9.10.2019

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Budget 2020: Winners and losers

Every Budget brings good news and bad news.

9.10.2019

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As it happened: Paschal Donohoe unveils 'absolutely no surprises' Budget 2020

'The government has been sterilized into inaction' Labour's Alan Kelly on Budget2020

8.10.2019

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Philip Ryan: 'Living in the shadow of Brexit blamed as taxpayers, older people and renters lose out in Budget 2020' - Independent.ie

Philip Ryan: 'Living the shadow of Brexit blamed as taxpayers, older people and renters lose out in Budget 2020'

8.10.2019

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Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents Budget2020

8.10.2019

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#Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

8.10.2019

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#Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

Budget2020 reaction: SIPTU slams 'muddled, contradictory and regressive' budget

8.10.2019

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#Budget 2020: Watch as the Irish Examiner political team look ahead to this afternoon's budget

Political editor Daniel McConnell and Political correspondent Elaine Loughlin look ahead to today's budget.

8.10.2019

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Budget 2020: Stamp duty and carbon tax to rise in Brexit-focused budget

Budget 2020: Stamp duty and carbon tax to rise in Brexit-focused budget

8.10.2019

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Brexit talks could end this week - Number 10 source

A source in Number 10 has claimed that Brexit negotiations 'will probably end this week'

8.10.2019

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Budget 2020: Build up to low key but high stakes Budget

Follow events as they happen throughout the day as Budget 2020 is due to be announced by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe.

8.10.2019

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Budget 2020 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

The Government has flagged this year’s budget as a no-deal Brexit budget.

8.10.2019

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Does US withdrawal spell end of Syria's Kurdish region?

Does US withdrawal spell end of Syria's Kurdish region?

7.10.2019

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