Wednesday October 21, 2020

What they said: the reaction to Budget 2021

A selection of voices in Irish business and society share their thoughts on Ireland’s biggest ever budget

17th October, 2020
The funding commitment for 2021 represents a strong signal that artists and arts organisations will be central to the government’s national recovery plan

Danny McCoy, chief executive officer, Ibec

“The scale of Budget 2021, the largest in the history of the state, is ambitious but appropriate given the magnitude of challenges facing the Irish economy. Ibec has been calling for government to learn from the mistakes of the past and to not decrease our capital expenditure commitments. Today’s announcement of a planned increase in capital spending is a positive move given the scale of the deficit...

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