Kathleen Lynch, the junior health minister, threatened to resign over attempts to cut the mental health budget proposed by the senior Minister for Health James Reilly. Lynch expressed fury at plans to cut her budgets during angry exchanges at a cabinet sub-committee meeting last Monday week. Lynch told Reilly, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore that she "would not stand'' for the cuts proposed by Reilly.
Alternative budget plans have since been drawn up...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team