Opinion Editorial

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Budget challenge must now be met

IN warning us that the December Budget may cut more than €3bn from the economy, the Minister for Finance is stating what has become blindingly obvious.

Nevertheless, he is right to speak plainly. Now, more than ever, the people are entitled to know the facts, no matter how scary.

Optimistic noises emanating from the Fianna Fail think-in, particularly with regard to job creation, cannot smother the strident warnings from at home and abroad.

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