The details of Budget 2022 have been announced with free contraception for young women, an increase in the SUSI grant and the recruitment of almost a thousand new teachers.
The Help-to-Buy scheme is being retained while a 5 euro across the board increase in social welfare rates have been confirmed.
Among the big winners are pensioners and social welfare recipients getting across the board increases in a large social welfare budget.
While young people did relatively well - with half-price public transport for under 23s, free contraception for women aged 17 to 25 and an increase in the minimum wage - there was nothing in the budget for renters.
Longford Westmeath TD Robert Troy spoke to Kevin McGillicuddy on the Bottom line about the Budget: