According to Taoiseach Micheál Martin
A special package to help people deal with the cost of living will be introduced in September, according to An Taoiseach.
Mícheál Martin says that this week’s exchequer figures - which showed a €5 billion surplus - will give the government an opportunity to introduce a package to deal with day-to day costs.
He said the measures will be separate to the budget, which will also aim at tackling costs for families.
Speaking in Dún Chaoin Co. Kerry, the Taoiseach said some of the benefits of that package will be felt immediately: