The extension of free childcare services to thousands of toddlers, tax and USC cuts, across the board welfare rises, €5-10 more back in the pocket of most households and a new housing agency to kick-start property development will form the basis of the Government's budget announcements this afternoon.
Update: Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has revealed he spoke to AIB chairman Richard Pym on Monday morning to discuss the bank's inclusion in the so-called Paradise Papers,
The government is facing a big defeat in the Dáil tomorrow night over its failure to address a women’s pension anomaly in Budget 2018.
Donald Trump has said he has heard that Ireland is about to reduce its Corporation Tax rate to 8% from its current 12.5%.
Update 11.20am: Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said today that he never promised to fix the pension problem for women in the Budget.
The Government has been accused of only adding 31 homes to house building targets for next year.
People have been questioning Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe on his Budget yesterday.
Budget 2018 is going to be greeted with indifference, according to Fianna Fáil who claim the billion euro plan benefited from their influence on Fine Gael.
Hard-working families are set to be up to €600 a year better off on foot of tax breaks and spending increases announced in Budget 2018 by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe
This was a milk and water budget. There was a little something for everybody but not enough to make much of a difference to anybody, writes Irish Examiner columnist, Michael Clifford.
Paschal Donohoe stole most of the limelight and was on his feet in the Dail for nearly an hour but here’s some other notable quotes from Budget 2018.
Ireland’s budget has served up some welcome news for low-paid workers, a coffee shop owner on the border has said.
The Minister for Finance has defended his decision to reduce both USC rates and change tax bands so that fewer people will pay the top rate.
Ireland's budget has served up some welcome news for low-paid workers, a coffee shop owner on the border has said.
We took to streets of Cork to see what people thought of today's Budget.
Ireland's working families and people on welfare are set to gain a fiver a week or more in a budget of modest payback.
Business owners along the Irish border have given a mixed reaction to the budget's loan scheme to help small companies weather Brexit.
Pascal Donohoe has admitted he could have done more in today's Budget, but said he wanted to avoid the mistakes of the past.
A new target of helping 3,000 people out of homelessness in 2018 has been set by the Housing Minister.
A lone parent who beat Ireland's mounting homelessness crisis and launched her university education has claimed the Government is still ignoring the problem.
Young Fine Gael have only offered a qualified welcome to the budget announced by Minister Paschal Donohoe in the Dáil today.
An 80-year-old widow who takes in a student lodger to help her feel more secure at home has accused the Government of putting pensioners on a waiting list.
The Irish Tax Institute has said today's Budget will allow SMEs ot innovate "at a time when they are more at risk and need to diversify".
Labour TD Joan Burton has accused Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe of "travelling down the same path" as Charlie McCreevy's boom-time budgets in his financial plan for next year.
TheGovernment's plan to mitigate against a looming Brexit is a multi-million euro loans scheme for small business.
The Education Budget will increase by 5.8%, which equates to a €554m increase and more than €10bn in total spend.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's claims his controversial strategic communications unit will cost the public nothing have been proven untrue after budget documents showed it will in fact cost €5m next year.
Find out what Budget 2018 means for your pocket.
As the political parties and Independents digest the measures announced in Budget 2018, we bring you their comments and reaction.
Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has hit out at the Government's retention of the help to buy scheme.
The Government has billed the country's new budget as a national response to new risks and opportunities.