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What's the number one thing you'd like to see in Tuesday's Budget?

Budget 2018 will be done and dusted in a matter of days – what would you like to see in it?


BUDGET 2018 WILL be done and dusted in a matter of days – we’ll know the full extent of next year’s tax and spending changes by Tuesday evening. It won’t be a giveaway Budget by any means – but lower and middle earners can expect a tax boost.

But what’s the one thing you’d like to see announced when Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe rises to his feet next week?

We hit the streets of Dublin to find out: transport costs and disability rights all got a mention. People also said they wanted something done about homelessness; last month, it was revealed that the number of children in emergency accommodation had surpassed 3,000.

We went out to ask questions on the day of the big student protest this week – Sligo IT student Sean Guinan talked to us at the march, and we also ran into People Before Profit councillor Dave O’Keeffe.

Budget 2018 starts at 1pm on Tuesday – as always, we’ll have full coverage throughout the day on

- Video by Andrew Roberts 

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