It has been clear for some time that Budget 2008 will present a stiff test for the new government.
Just how stiff will become clear with the publication on Thursday by Brian Cowen, the Minister for Finance, of his pre-budget report. This will show, beyond any doubt, that the next budget will provide a number of difficulties for Cowen and his colleagues.
How they deal with them will define much of their term in government. Put...
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