A nation waits as Budget 2021 aims to deliver hope

From tourism to farmers to the health system, concern for the future is widespread as the country prepares itself for the first budget of the coronavirus era

11th October, 2020
A nation waits as Budget 2021 aims to deliver hope
Paul Gallagher, general manager of Buswells Hotel close to Leinster House on Kildare Street in Dublin. Photo: Fergal Phillips

The fate of the hospitality sector will be weighing heavily on the minds of Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath ahead of the delivery of their first joint budget on Tuesday.

The Minister for Finance and the Minister for Public Expenditure have to look no further than ten metres from the Kildare Street gate of Leinster House to be reminded of the trouble the sector is in.

Buswells Hotel on Molesworth Street has been the most...

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