Budget 2017: Newstalk coverage on air and online

A Budget Special will air from 1.00pm with online coverage all day

Newstalk will have extensive coverage on air and online for Budget Day today.

Our Budget 2017 special kicks off at 1.00pm with Jonathan Healy, bringing you both speeches from the Dáil and all the initial reaction.

We will also have analysis from Grant Thornton.

From 4.00pm, join Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney for a special edition of Newstalk Drive.

This will have more reaction and analysis - plus interviews with Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe.

On air

12.00-1.00pm: High Noon

1.00-4.00.pm: Budget Special with Jonathan Healy
This will feature both speeches and all the initial reaction

4.00-7.00pm: Special edition of Newstalk Drive
Explaining what Budget 2017 means for you - with interviews from Ministers Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe


  • We will be taking your questions and comments via Twitter and Newstalk.com - as well as a Facebook Live event at 4.15pm with Shane Coleman and Jonathan Healy
  • liveblog of the speeches and analysis will be housed in the Budget section on the site
  • You can tweet us your questions using #MyBudget throughout the day
  • Real-time updates with the latest from our reporters at Leinster House, including our political correspondent Páraic Gallagher and Sean Defoe