ALISON O'CONNOR: A little bit of boom keeps us caught in the old cycle

OUR budgets are nothing like they used to be. We have much to be thankful for in that. But, like an addict that keeps putting off full sobriety until tomorrow, we remain somewhat in la la land if we think we’re fully paid up members of the fiscal reality club.

Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range of opinion writers

Not a member yet? Register here

More on this topic

Government announce unexpected €100m Budget surplus

ESRI: Budget 2019 will hit lower income homes harder

'We have to study what they say' - Finance Minister reacts to council's criticism of Budget

Budget criticised by IFAC: Spending money we don’t have


Alexa Chung’s London Fashion Week show was all about female empowerment

More From The Irish Examiner