The Government's decision not to implement one more austerity budget will result in the national debt remaining €10bn higher in 2018, according to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.
The Government is cutting the VAT rate on herbal tea as part of measures included in the Finance Bill.
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said the scrapping of the "Double Irish" tax loophole provided certainty for companies who know the days of their activities are numbered.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that income taxes will be further reduced in next year's Budget.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has admitted too many people are still struggling in Ireland as he declared the country was emerging from a torrid seven years of recession.
The Finance Minister Michael Noonan has laughed off suggestions that hiking the price of a packet of cigarettes to €10 amounts to a "Nidge tax".
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is defending the tax cuts in yesterday's Budget.
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has rejected criticism from doctors over his funding allocation in Budget 2015.
The Jobs Minister claims Ireland can be a "magnet" for companies, despite the abolition of the "double Irish".
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have said Budget 2015 means "no more cuts, but the health service remains in a critical situation".
Michael Noonan has hinted that the Universal Social Charge might never be abolished.
Find out what Budget 2015 means for you and your family.
Laws to increase the price of cigarettes have been passed – but not before being labelled "the Nidge Tax" in the Dáil tonight.
By Mary Regan, Irish Examiner Political Editor
The Government claims the €1bn package of welfare hikes, reduced income tax and a public recruitment drive signals the end of a punishing age of austerity in a country battered by a spectacular economic nosedive.
By Michael Clifford
On the far side of austerity: Noonan has offered hints that social justice informs his politics, but he also shows that he can outbid all-comers with a touch of auction politics.
Families will have to sink any savings from Ireland’s first tax cut budget in seven years into imminent water charges, critics have warned.
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald was ejected from the Dáil this evening, after she accused the Ceann Comhairle of bias.
The health budget will be increased next year for the first time in seven years.
More than half a billion euro is to be pumped into counties on either side of the Irish border, Dublin’s public spending minister has announced.
The Right2Water campaign has said that the Government’s "failed Budget attempt to ameliorate the impact of water charges" shows that the water tax cannot be reformed and must be scrapped.
The head of children's charity Barnardos has said the increase to child benefit is "very welcome".
The trade union Unite has accused the Government of squandering the recovery after today's Budget.
The Tánaiste and Social Protection Minister has said the Budget announced today is fair.
ALONE has said that older people living on the state pension will see a "small increase" in their income, and that is before they have to pay their water charges.
Sinn Féin's Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty has described Budget 2015 as "deeply disappointing" and doing "nothing for struggling families".
The Department of Finance has released its calculations on how different sample individuals will be affected by today's Budget.
The St Vincent de Paul Society has said that today's Budget does not recoup what has been taken away in recent austerity budgets.
The AA has said Budget 2015 contains "relatively good news" for motorists.
Chambers Ireland, the country's largest business network, said it is disappointed that there were no direct measures in Budget 2015 to help businesses.
As part of his Budget 2015 speech to the Dáil today, Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin announced the end of the moratorium on recruitment (in the public service).
The Construction Industry Federation is "disappointed" Budget 2015 didn't address the high cost of building in Ireland.
Fáilte Ireland and the Restaurants Association of Ireland have said that the retention of the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector will help to maintain the sector's current level of employment growth.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Irish people that he knows recent Budgets have been difficult, but were all "part of the plan" to bring the economy "back on track".
Clúid Housing has "warmly welcomed" today’s announcement of a trebling in capital funding for social housing in the Budget.
The American Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the Government's announcement on Corporate Tax and Income Tax in Budget 2015.
The Irish Farmers Association has said it has "mixed feelings" about Budget 2015.
Increases in child benefit, a partial restoration of the Christmas bonus scheme, changes to the entry level of the Universal Social Charge and two new USC rates for higher earners and the self employed.
Among the spending measures being offered by the Government for 2015, as announced by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin are:
Brendan Howlin has announced that there will be no more overall reductions in the number of public servants.
The Dáil has heard that the Government will create more than 1,700 additional new full-time posts in education next year.
Brendan Howlin has told the Dáil that child benefit will increase by €5 from January 1, 2015.
The Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin said the Government will spend €2.2bn on social housing units.
A number of significant changes were outlined in today's Budget 2015 by Finance Minister Michael Noonan.
In delivering his Budget 2015 speech, Finance Minister Michael Noonan confirmed a phasing out of controversial tax arrangements - known as the "Double Irish" - which allows multinational companies to slash their tax bills by locating in Ireland.
The Minister for Finance says that a pack of 20 cigarettes is to increase by 40 cents from midnight tonight.
Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed a number of changes to the Universal Social Charge.
The Dáil has heard that the top rate of income tax will be cut from 41% to 40%.
Michael Noonan has confirmed that all households will get a Water Charges Relief at the standard rate of 20% for all households up to a maximum of €500 per year.
The Finance Minister has announced that the Government will provide a refund of DIRT on savings used to buy a home for first-time buyers from tonight.
Minister Michael Noonan has announced an extension to the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme to rental properties whose owners are liable for income tax from tonight until the end of 2015.
Michael Noonan has told the Dáil that the 0.60% pension fund levy will finish at the end of 2014.
The Finance Minister has announced that the 9% VAT rate for tourism services will remain.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has declared the end of austerity with the country’s first tax-cut and spending-increase budget for seven years.
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the country's 12.5% rate of corporate tax will remain in place.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that unemployment is expected to be under 10% in 2015.
Live reporting from the Budget 2015 speech.
A €5 increase in child benefit, a partial restoration of the Christmas bonus scheme and changes to the entry level for the Universal Social Charge will form a major part of this afternoon's Budget.
Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin said this morning that "most people will breathe a sigh of relief" after today's Budget.
The first non-austerity Budget in seven years will be delivered by the Coalition later.
Irish taxpayers are set for the first easing of austerity in seven years when tax cuts are announced in tomorrow’s Budget.