Irish Budget's 'economic shock absorbers' to reduce Brexit impact
Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed breaks for tourism, food and agricultural businesses most directly hit by the UK's decision to pull out of the European Union.
"Whatever the final settlement, what we know with certainty is that Brexit has increased risk to the Irish economy and, as well as introducing specific measures to assist particular sectors of the economy, we must also put in place safety nets to protect us against future economic shocks," he said.
Mr Noonan said "economic shock absorbers" would allow Ireland deploy resources to reduce or eliminate the... read more
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