Stephen Kinsella: Even with €3.2 billion more to play with, we can’t do everything

Is it enough to solve our problems? No, it is not.

8th May, 2016

So we have a deal. The deal commits us to an extra €3.2 billion of extra spending between now and 2021 – roughly the amount the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council argued for before the election – as well as introducing sugar taxes, tobacco taxes, and phasing out the universal service charge.

Is this enough to solve the three big problems we have - housing, health, and education? No, it’s not.

It it enough to...

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