Budget 2019 Forecasts

Budget 2019 will not be announced until October 2018  (Probably October 9th) – but already we are getting some hints of what will and won’t be included in the upcoming Budget. We were told in the Summer Statement in 2018 there would be an extra €3.2 Billion available for Budget 2019 This month we had […]
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Social Welfare and Pension Increases March 2018

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2018 State Pensions will be increased by €5 a week in the week beginning 26th March 2018. There will be proportional increases for dependant adults and those on reduced rates. ( This is estimated to cost €116 million in 2018 ). The top rate of  contributory state pension (over […]
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