On Air Now Ryan O'Neill 2:00pm - 6:00pm Email
Now Playing Unwritten Natasha Bedingfield

Watchdog Says Budget 2022 Will Be Close To Prudent

The government's Budget plans appear to be "at the limit" of what's prudent, according to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.

The watchdog says the domestic economy is recovering strongly, and the budget deficit this year is expected to be below official forecasts.
The government's planning to increase the level of spending by 4.2 billion in 2022 - and cut taxes by half-a-Billion.
Chair of the Fiscal Advisory Council, Sebastian Barnes, says they shouldn't go any further than that

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Sunny intervals

    High: 16°C | Low: 13°C

  • Wicklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 16°C | Low: 13°C

  • Arklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 15°C | Low: 13°C

  • Blessington

    Sunny intervals

    High: 16°C | Low: 12°C

  • Baltinglass

    Sunny intervals

    High: 16°C | Low: 12°C

Listen Live