Budget 2016 Resources

BUDGET 2016: ‘I upskilled like Kenny said, but I’ve still no job and I live on €58 a week’

An artist left suicidal by the pressure of paying a mortgage and surviving on €58 a week says she followed the Taoiseach’s advice to upskill but is still left with nothing.

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BUDGET 2016: All I want to do is get a job, says Lorraine

For Lorraine Cooke, the test of whether the budget would work for her was whether it would allow her to get a job. It failed.

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BUDGET 2016 Case Study: ‘Not enough to entice Ireland’s sons and daughters home’

It may be the first positive budget since I left Ireland but it’s still not enough to lure me back home.

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A selection of Budget 2016 measures ... in data

Data journalist Robbie Byrne has crunched the numbers on a selection of Budget 2016 measures and has produced the following data sets and interactives.

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Budget 2016: Case Studies

Check out these case studies summarising the impact of Budget 2016 over a range of scenarios.

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Budget calculator: How #Budget2016 will affect you

Wondering what the Budget 2016 bottom line is for you and your family? 

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