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SBP editorial: Budget adroitly managed, but we must stay the course

14th October, 2018

It has been a strange budget week, overshadowed by events outside the Dáil. The funeral of the courageous Emma Mhic Mhatúuna, who died in the wake of the cervical smear test scandal, was a grim reminder that even as Ireland’s coffers improve the state continues to get so much wrong. Then there was the Enet controversy before the publication of the Disclosures Tribunal report, both of which distracted from the country’s finances....

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