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Exchequer returns: misplaced confidence

An tSaoi 02/07/2009

An tSaoi: Last month’s exchequer figures sent the Taoiseach into his garden to tend the green shoots of recovery. This month the Minister for Finance sees hope as the rate of decline in tax revenue decreases. All this confidence, surely it can’t be misplaced? Well lad, I am afraid it is. A cursory examination of the figures, confirms that the …



Green shoots? Scorched earth!

An tSaoi 05/06/2009

An tSaoi:The Taoiseach sees positive signs in the May Exchequer figures, which were not as bad as expected. Tax paid in May was €64M over the …

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