Wednesday 18 October 2017

Plenty of damp squibs among fiscal fireworks of Budget 2013

Last year's failure of a Budget looks like a masterpiece compared to the latest offering, writes Willie O'Dea

One way of assessing what impact the Budget announced last Wednesday might have on the country is to look back and see what last year's budget had.

Last year, the Minister for Finance said: "The core [mission] of this Government is to get Ireland working again."

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