Budget 2022: What time is the Budget, where can I watch it and what is going to be said?

By David Kent

The final details of Budget 2022 are being negotiated ahead of the announcement of the €4.7 billion financial package on Tuesday.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath are working with the various government departments on the specifics of the document.

A number of measures that are being brought in have already been disclosed by a variety of Government ministers.

However, as with every other year, there are sure to be one or two surprises.

Here's all you need to know about the day.

What time is Budget 2022?

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is expected to begin his speech to the Dail at 1pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Paschal Donohoe will deliver the Budget speech on Tuesday (Collins)

Where can I watch Budget 2022?

You can follow along with everything that Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath say in a number of ways.

The Irish Mirror will have all the information we hear - for the latest news and breaking news visit irishmirror.ie/news.

RTE will begin their coverage on RTÉ One from 12.40.

It will run to 17.45, with David McCullagh and Sharon Tobin presenting live coverage and analysis of the Budget speech right through the afternoon, with reaction from politicians and organisations.

On radio, an extended News at One will see host Bryan Dobson joined by a variety of guests to analyse the speeches.

Who will make speeches during Budget 2022?

At the start, the Ceann Comhairle will invite the Minister for Finance to bring forward details of Budget 2022 as agreed by Cabinet.

It is at this point that Paschal Donohoe will take to his feet inside the Dáil.

He will deliver the Budget, before being followed by Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath with additional details.

Paschal Donohoe, along with Minister Michael McGrath, is currently finalising Budget 2022. (NurPhoto/PA Images)

What is expected in Budget 2022?

The exact details will be hotly contested and some areas are yet to be finalised, but we do already have a strong indication of what to expect.

Millions of Irish taxpayers will be hoping for a cash boost when Minister Donohoe reveals next year's Budget in the Dail on Tuesday afternoon.

A number of measures included in the "something for everyone" package have already been revealed ahead of October 12.

Childcare, aviation and tourism are expected to get a boost in the announcement, Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has indicated.

Additionally, there are expected to be extra supports for certain earners and for people faced with rising energy prices as the cost of living goes up.


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