Can Donohoe 'de-dramatise' the budget?

Can Donohoe 'de-dramatise' the budget?
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Many of the key budget decisions have already been revealed, but the big test is the use the government will make of the €1 billion corporation tax windfall

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has been given the mission of ‘de-dramatising’ the budget by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

When he stands up at 1pm today to give his hour-long budget speech, that should not be too difficult. Many of the key budget decisions have already been revealed - such as the modest tax cuts package, the €5 increase in pension and social welfare rates, and the restoration of the 13.5 per cent VAT rate for...

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