Sensible plan is real change from empty promises
Published 30/09/2015 | 02:30
There's no end of worthwhile projects which would benefit from Government largesse. The problem is, there's only so much money going around.
While €42bn might seem an enormous sum to invest in just six years, the Coalition could easily have doubled the spend and, as the Taoiseach said, delivered a "catch-all for every parish".
But it resisted that temptation and left itself open to predictable accusations that the Capital Plan lacked ambition.