Budget 2024

The €14bn budget to woo back voters

Devoid of any big bang measure or vision, Ministers Michael McGrath and Paschal Donohoe missed a glorious opportunity to deliver radical change in Budget 2024

Minister for Finance Michael McGrath and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe. Despite unleashing spending of €14 billion in the budget, the chief complaint made to both ministers is that there were no major new policies or initiatives. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews