Core Government spending will increase by 6.5 per cent this year in what’s been described as a bumper cost of living budget.
Ministers have confirmed September 27th will be the day they announce Budget 2023.
In total 6.7 billion euro extra will be spent next year – with 2.7 billion available for new measures.
A billion euro will be set aside for taxation measures – double what was expected.
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says there will be one off measures to ease cost of living pressure, but they haven’t agreed a figure: