‘Budget Focused On Spin Not Substance’ – Cowen

Written 11 months ago by Newsroom


The government has unveiled Budget 2019 with no real surprises in Paschal Donohoe’s plan.

The announcement has been described as the most comprehensively leaked budget to day.

€2.3 billion will be spent on housing next year including €1.25 billion to deliver 10,000 social homes next year.

An affordable Housing scheme has been funded which the government hopes will deliver 6,000 affordable homes.

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Public Expenditure is Offaly TD Barry Cowen:

Full mortgage interest relief for landlords takes effect from January 1st.

The move has caught the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers by surprise.

It’s CEO is Mullingar’s Pat Davitt:

Budget 2019 adds a 1% surcharge will be added to the price of diesel cars.

Midlands 103’s Motoring Expert Bob Flavin believes it’ll further push customers to cleaner alternatives: