VIDEO: Five things you never knew about the Budget
Budget Day is fast approaching with Michael Noonan and his understudy Paschal Donohoe have almost completed the script for this latest instalment.
They have about €1bn to cut taxes and splash out on more gardai, nurses and schools.
It sounds like a lot – but in this high-stakes game of trying to keep everybody happy, it’s not.
We give you the five things you may never have known about the Budget.