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Comment: Cowen's Budget makes the horsey set very happy

Finance minister Brian Cowen isn't known for mixing with the horsey set.

10th December, 2005

Finance minister Brian Cowen isn't known for mixing with the horsey set. While his predecessor Charlie McCreevy enjoyed schmoozing up to the likes of JP McManus and John Magnier, Cowen is more at home watching a GAA match at Croke Park.

Cowen, nonetheless, doffed his cap in the direction of the equine world in last week's budget. The decision to scrap the tax exemption on stallions was widely flagged. But by delaying the measure until...

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