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Entries Tagged as '#bludget'

Rent Allowance cuts and government attacks on tenants

April 7th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

Well it’s no surprise that our government are cowards but reading the fine print of the social welfare cuts I can’t believe the measures outlined in reference to rent allowance and the way tenants are being manipulated in an effort to reduce the social welfare spend and again landlords are being let off the hook. […]


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Bludget Week

April 6th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Blogging, Irish Politics, Live Blogging, Recession

Marian Finucane stumbled over the B word a few weeks ago in reference to tomorrow’s Emergency Budget and Bludget seems most apt in terms of the fear that exists in some quarters. Over the weekend there was some downplaying saying it was not going to be as bad as feared – this even after the […]


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