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Farmers are hoping a number of their issues will be addressed in tomorrow’s budget. Tomorrow afternoon at 1pm, The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, will deliver his Budget 2018 speech. The IFA lobbied government representatives two weeks ago in relation to issues such as ANC payments. Donegal IFA…

A Donegal councillor says the only way for the county to highlight it’s lack of funding was to reject yesterdays proposed budget. Independent councillor Micheal Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig opposed the 2017 budget which was passed yesterday. The council will have 2.2 million euro more to spend in 2017 but…

The government’s been accused of misleading the Dáil over its controversial scheme for first-time buyers. The claim comes from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty – who is querying the role of the Central Bank in how the scheme was designed. Michael Noonan told the Dáil on Budget Day, that he had…