Budget 2023 Summary: Here’s our analysis of how today’s announcement impacts each age group and sector

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has announced a budget of around 11 billion euros as the country battles a deepening cost-of-living crisis.

Pensions, child care and skyrocketing energy prices were among the main components addressed.

You can read the full breakdown of today’s measures here.

What does the budget mean for each age group?

Sinead Ryan breaks down what today’s announcement means for each age group – click yours for more:

  • 18 to 25 years
  • 26 to 39 years
  • 40 to 55 year olds
  • 55 to 66 year olds
  • Over 66 years

How does the budget affect each sector?

Click on each sector to find out what changes it will see following today’s announcement.

  • social care
  • Housing
  • Health
  • justice
  • Agriculture
  • Drive
  • childcare
  • climate


How did ministers fare on the budget giveaway?

The €11 billion cost-of-living budget is on par with anything delivered during the Celtic Tiger’s halcyon days. And yet it almost feels like running to stand still, writes Fionnán Sheahan he evaluates how each minister coped with today’s giveaway.

11 ways the budget is putting money in your pocket

From energy credits to cuts in childcare costs, Charlie Weston lists the top ways today’s households are designed to put money in our pockets.

The Indo Daily Extra: What Budget 2023 means for you and your wallet

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Does the weather decide the success of this generous competition?

Criticism will ring hollow for all but the most outspoken anti-government crowd at the moment, as the total for one-off cost-of-living support tops €2.2 billion. But the political success of this extraordinary €11 billion bonanza may depend on how long, cold and wet this winter will be, says John Downing.

The circumspect Paschal channels his inner Charlie McCreevy with a wasted budget that leaves Sinn Féin in stunned silence

A key factor in the budget was simply this: the silence of Sinn Féin MPs, as announced, says Senan Molony. There was practically nothing to criticize, unless smokers stub out their cigarette in greater frustration at a 50°C rise. Or others nag about the CO2 tax.


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