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Budget 2021

The government is to allocate €3.3 billion to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. The budget includes €50 million to support third level students. Speaking at the budget 2021 address to the Dáil on Tuesday, Minister for Expenditure Michael McGrath said that supporting higher education will benefit many aspects of Irish society. “As we face …


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Budget 2017: A Student Guide

By Evie Kearney Budget 2017 was announced today by Finance Minister Michael Noonan. Mr Noonan announced €500 million of tax cuts a €195 million increase in tax revenue. While there was nothing particularly surprising about this year’s budget, third-level students will be affected in some sectors. Here are the main points to take away from Budget 2017 as a student: …