Hot potatoes on Ahern’s plate

Barely a week after the biggest giveaway budget in the history of the state, there are already a few storm clouds gathering on the horizon for the government.

16th December, 2006

Barely a week after the biggest giveaway budget in the history of the state, there are already a few storm clouds gathering on the horizon for the government.

As the present government winds towards the conclusion of its term in office, the natural legislative and political cycle means that there are several issues the government wants to deal with before the election.

However, some of them are highly contentious, and making hard decisions on them...

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