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Budget 2016: Read my lips - it’s not a giveaway budget, writes Michael Brennan

Don’t worry, the government hasn’t been too flaithulach with your money

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
12th October, 2015

Finance Minister Michael Noonan spent a lot of time justifying his decision to push ahead with what is by recent standards a very generous budget.

He said the economy was “bigger than ever before in our history”, “the fastest growing in Europe” and due to have growth of 6.2 per cent next year.

In other words, everything is going great and there is no need to worry that the government is being...

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