Paschal Donohoe will reveal his plans for Budget 2020 this afternoon.
The government says it will aim to tackle the cost of living while also keeping a keen eye on the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
The three main areas which the Budget is expected to focus on are Brexit, the climate and the cost of living.
Cabinet ministers will consider legislative proposals on divorce when they meet in Dublin this morning.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan will present a Bill which would reduce the separation time for couples seeking a divorce from four to two years.
With the threat of a no-deal Brexit looming, he will also bring forward legislation that would allow divorces and separations granted in the UK to be recognised here if there is no deal.
Environmental activists are continuing their week of disruption across Dublin City Centre today.
The protests part of a global movement by Extinction Rebellion to put pressure on leaders to take urgent and radical action on climate change.
Hundreds of protesters took over Merrion Square yesterday where they have set up their base for the week.
Six towns will get another chance to bid for Tidy Towns glory after they were left out due to a technical glitch.
The towns to be visited by inspectors in the coming weeks are Greystones and Bray in Wicklow, Glenroe and Ballyorgan in Limerick, Ballinamuck in Longford and Mountrath in Laois.
The Department of Community and Rural Affairs says the applications from the towns never reached their email servers.
The Turkish Defence Ministry has said that all preparations are completed for a military incursion into northern Syria.
The announcement came 24 hours after US President Donald Trump revealed that American forces would pull out of an area of northern Syria where the expected incursion is due to happen.
He warned Turkey its economy will be 'decimated' if it does anything that's not humane in Syria.