Friday May 29, 2020

Budget will be 'Brexit-proofed', says Kenny

Taoiseach says Government will avoid 'reckless risks'

9th September, 2016
Taoiseach says Brexit stakes higher for Ireland. Pic: Paul Sherwood

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the British Irish Chamber of Commerce that Ireland must now plan for a future in which Britain will no longer be a member of the EU.

In a speech in Dublin last night, he said he had asked Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Public Expenditure & Reform Minister Paschal Donohoe to ensure that Budget 2017 was 'Brexit-proofed'. The Taoiseach added that the Government would avoid "reckless risks".

He said that, while...

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