Government will only borrow if it needs to for no-deal

Government will only borrow if it needs to for no-deal The Minister for Finance has said €650m will be made available to support the Agriculture, Enterprise and Tourism sectors and to assist regions most impacted by a no-deal Brexit. The money will be made available in the event of a no-deal. €220 million of that […]

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Government urged to set up €1bn Brexit Response Fund

Government urged to set up €1bn Brexit Response Fund The British-Irish Chamber of Commerce has called on the Government to set up a €1bn Brexit Response Fund to help Irish businesses withstand a ‘Brexit shock’. It said such a fund would assist the most vulnerable businesses through the Brexit period. The chamber said the Government […]

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Government to borrow to cushion impact of hard Brexit

Government to borrow to cushion impact of hard Brexit October’s Budget will involve a package worth €2.8 billion, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said as he published the Government’s Summer Economic Statement. However, €2.1 billion of that is already committed to current and capital spending plans, which leaves just €700m to be allocated on budget […]

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