Friday 20 October 2017

Government largesse is a dangerous gamble

Minister of Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Tony Gavin
Minister of Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Tony Gavin
Editorial

Editorial

They used to say that the income tax return was the most imaginative fiction being written today.

If that is the case, the modern Budget must make for a close second.

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe by his own admission unveiled a low-key Budget, even though it means spending €1bn more than the Government will bring in.

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