Saturday June 6, 2020

No time for great expectations

Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan are trying to reverse the tide of budget promises.

7th September, 2014

Against a political and economic background that is externally foreboding but domestically brightening, Enda Kenny and Joan Burton’s “new” coalition government has returned to its offices after the August break.

The political term begins in stages: the first cabinet meeting last week, parliamentary party away days this week, and the return of the Dáil next week.

The first business – the only business, really – is the mid-October budget....

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