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RTÉ will deliver comprehensive coverage of Budget 2023 on Tuesday 27th September with extensive reporting and analysis across television, radio and online. 

Television coverage of Budget 2023 begins on RTÉ One at 12.40pm as David McCullagh and Vivienne Traynor presents live coverage and analysis of the Budget speech right through the afternoon. There will be reaction from politicians, representative bodies and organisations across the country via RTÉ’s network of regional studios. Members of the public in Waterford and Westmeath will share their views and Eileen Whelan will be getting the latest reaction from various interest groups in Dublin. Live coverage of Dáil Éireann proceedings across the day including responses from the opposition will be broadcast on RTÉ News channel from 1.00pm. 

RTÉ Radio 1 coverage of the budget speeches will be broadcast live on a special extended News at One with Bryan Dobson, beginning at 12.45pm until 3.30pm. The News at One will carry the speeches of both Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath. The programme will also hear from the opposition and will feature immediate reaction and analysis. 

Join Cormac Ó hEadhra for a Drivetime budget special from 4.30pm, more reaction, debate and analysis and later on Late Debate with Katie Hannon from 10pm.

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta programme Lá na Cáinaisnéise will feature budget coverage from 1.30 pm live from Leinster House. Panellists will include tax consultant Ciarán Ó Feinneadha, finance expert Conall Ó Móráin, journalist Áine Ní Chiaráin, and RTÉ RnaG Political Reporter Eoin Ó Catháin. They will analyse the implications and likely political fallout of the decisions announced, and we’ll hear reaction from public representatives from across the political spectrum as well. The analysis will continue on Tús Áite from 5pm, presented by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil live from Leinster House. Panellists will include Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, Head of Fiontar and Scoil na Gaeilge in DCU, and Frank Allen, Infrastructure Advisor and Chairman of the Housing Finance Agency, and they will also be joined by government and opposition representatives for lively debate around the day’s announcements. 

RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News App will provide comprehensive online coverage, breaking news and analysis, including full Budget detail and reaction in English and as Gaeilge. RTÉ’s news tracker will chart each development on this key day for every Irish household and business. Live streams from all of RTÉ’s television and radio coverage will be available worldwide to users via RTÉ Player and RTÉ Radio Player.  

Nuacht will produce two special hour-long programmes for TG4 on budget day. Buiséad 2023 begins on TG4 at 2pm with a panel of studio and remote guests sifting through and analysing the measures as they are announced. The second programme at 7pm will do a deeper dive into the implications of the budget for a whole range of different groups. The two programmes will be presented by Eimear Ní Chonaola and Beirní Ní Chuinn. 

Nuacht RTÉ le TG4 will also a full Budget roundup in its two bulletins at 5pm on the RTÉ News channel and on RTÉ One at 5.40pm.

The Six One News will provide a comprehensive look at the Budget, live interviews, and analysis from RTÉ correspondents along with reaction from politicians. Later in the evening there will further coverage of budget measures and reaction on the Nine O’Clock News with Sharon Ní Bheoláin followed by an hour-longPrime TimeBudget Specialat 9.40pm presented by Miriam O’Callaghan and Sarah McInerney  will feature the first head-to-head debate with the Minister for Finance and Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson in front of a live studio audience. The impact of Budget 2023 on Ireland’s workers,  families, business and the vulnerable will be analysed explained using real life cases.