6 December 2012
Budget 2013 – What Some of the Papers Say
Irish Daily Mirror
The Plonkers Budget: Ding dong merrily and cry – Christmas cancelled in Ireland (but not for the rich)
War on families
(Pic above pre-Budget, from Monday 3rd December)
Irish Daily Star
Budget from Hell 2013: We’re all screwed
Debt by a thousand cuts
Cruel cuts hit vulnerable
Kids in the firing line
‘This Budget is pure evil and a betrayal of our weak’ – Eamon Dunphy
We’ve no more to give
Most savage austerity Budget yet takes €1,000 a year from most family incomes
Families and women are big losers in austerity drive
Property tax, penal cuts to maternity and child benefit, our savings and PRSI
The big squeeze
Noonan and Howlin get the excuses in early but . . . women, children foot the bill
Opposition: Budget is an attack on mothers and children
No guarantee austerity will end after next two Budgets
Farmers reeling as Budget axes core schemes
The Irish Times
Broad swathe of taxes and cuts hits almost every adult in State
Austerity Budget packs sixth successive punch
A double act of Budgetary doom by Very Little and No Largese – Miriam Lord’s Budget Sketch on Labour’s Brendan Howlin and Fine Gael’s Michael Noonan
Fascinating insights into
Irish revolutionary history now online
Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published
The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.
Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.
Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.
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