Wednesday June 3, 2020

Budget 2018: Donohoe delivers a little to a lot

The budget was a balanced one, and a welcome relief after its extreme predecessors

15th October, 2017
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, has delivered neither an austerity budget, nor a giveaway budget Picture: Maura Hickey

It is easier to define Budget 2018 by what it is not, rather than what it is. It was not an austerity budget, nor a giveaway budget. It was not a budget marked by a profound ideological dogma, although it contained some subtle traces of political philosophy that I will touch upon later. It was not a budget of the left, nor a budget of the right in the purest sense. It was not a...

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