Budget 2024: How the parties plan to handle ‘the politics of the surpluses’

Government ministers know Ireland ‘expects’ a big-spending budget in October, and various lobby groups are making their cases – but all the while, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is sounding warnings not to spend too much

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Micheál Martin and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be at Dublin Castle for the National Economic Dialogue to outline their thoughts on what should be in the October budget. Picture: Rollingnews