Paschal Donohoe’s first budget was a bit like The Late Late Show — something for everyone in the audience, a stand-still patchwork quilt that is prudent and sober but lacking in ambition. It tinkers at the edges but fails to offer an overall vision for the future.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has attempted to frame budget 2018 as a financial plan focussed on protecting hard-pressed households, acting to tackle the housing crisis and to create new defences from the Brexit fallout.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017