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Budget 2018 – a summary

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Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe presented the second Budget of the Minority Government Fine Gael-Independent Coalition. Minister Donohoe announced that the total Budget package of €1.2bn favours expenditure increases over revenue reductions reflecting the Government’s commitment to invest in key areas such as education, health, childcare and housing. The Minister also announced additional capital expenditure of €4.3bn over the next 4 years.

From the sports field to the ballot box and everything in between

Yes, Dublin won out over Mayo in the women’s GAA final last Sunday, but there were positives to this contest, which makes it different.

It is time the radical Left prepared for Government

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The radical Left in Ireland has made significant advances since free market capitalism - which even had Insider fooled for a while - collapsed its own banking system in 2008. In that year, we were shaken unceremoniously awake from the long political sleep, which had fallen on the Western world since the fall of the Berlin Wall, by the sound of Allied Irish, the Bank of Ireland, and the rest of them, wailing at our windows for what amounted to the biggest social welfare payment in Irish history.

Concert to commemorate hunger strikes

Pat Sheehan, who went 55 days without food during the 1981 hunger strikes, and who is now Sinn Féin MLA for Belfast West, will speak in Galway this weekend, at an event commemorating the use of hunger strikes by Republicans throughout the 20th century.

Moran calls for an end to cronyism in wake of Whelan appointment

 

Dunne & Nugent Interiors: ‘Let us beautify your home’

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With one of the finest showrooms in the whole of Ireland, Dunne & Nugent Interiors has a vast range of fabrics for curtains and blinds for every window, style, and budget.

Neo-Nazis in Galway will not be allowed 'gain political foothold in this city'

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Those responsible for spraying neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway city centre over recent weeks will not be allowed "gain any political foothold in this city" and if they "attempt to organise openly in the light of day, they will be met with overwhelming disgust and revulsion".

Dunne & Nugent Interiors: ‘Let us beautify your home’

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With one of the finest showrooms in the whole of Ireland, Dunne & Nugent Interiors has a vast range of fabrics for curtains and blinds for every window, style, and budget.

Ruth Coppinger to address Galway launch of Solidarity

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The official launch meeting of Solidarity - formerly known as the Anti-Austerity Alliance - takes place this evening at 8pm in the Western Hotel, Prospect Hill, with eh main speaker being Solidarity TD Ruth Coppinger.

Will the UK election be anything other than a Tory landslide?

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Last weekend, Insider enjoyed various documentaries and interviews commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the most extraordinary nights in political history - Labour’s landslide win in the 1997 UK general election. Now, two decades on, as the UK electorate goes to the polls again Insider sees some interesting parallels with 1997.

 

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