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9 April 2009 Edition

Fianna Fáil and Greens penalise least well off

9 April 2009

WHEN Brian Lenihan sat down after delivering his emergency budget speech on Tuesday, the applause from the Fianna Fáil back benchers was muted. Those TDs must have known that the emergency budget had come way short of any reasonable expectation of what would be considered fair, progressive or innovative. Free article

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