COLUMN: annual budget charade to amuse and scare
There is less than a month to go before Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin deliver their budget for 2014. That month will be tedious to the point of extreme boredom, writes Jim Power.
I have never failed to be amazed and dismayed at the amount of hype and speculation that surrounds the presentation of Ireland’s fiscal plans for the coming year, namely the annual budget.
There is now less than a month to go before Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin deliver their statement of revenue and expenditure plans for 2014, but that month will be tedious to the point of extreme boredom.
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