Donohoe warns no more can be done to offset inflation impact

Publishing the government’s stability programme update last week, the finance minister said that its €1 billion package was as far as the state could go to buffer the effects of rising prices

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance: ‘We can help and offer support – we’re determined to do it and we’ve done it again today – but we are not going to be able to cover and meet every additional need that we are asked to meet.’ Picture: Sam Boal/RollingNews