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#Kite Flying

# kite-flying - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

# kite-flying - Monday 6 April, 2015

Government accused of 'kite-flying' and 'buying back votes'

Are government placing ‘good news’ stories in time for an election?

# kite-flying - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

€800 million, not €2 billion in budget cuts is enough, government told

The Nevin Economic Research Institute says that with the economy recovering, less severe budget cuts are needed.

A senator wants to stop the pre-budget 'kite flying'. Here's how...

Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has proposed legislation that she says would put an end to the usual pre-budget speculation and leaks.

# kite-flying - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Howlin: We want to ensure a 'basic threshold of decency' in Budget 2014

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has insisted today that the parameters of the budget adjustment in October have not yet been set.

# kite-flying - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Column: How the Government manages our Budget expectations

‘Kite-flying’ and reframing debates – the Government has well-practiced methods of shaping the public discussion, writes Kieran Allen.

# kite-flying - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Budget ‘kite flying’ fuelling negativity for Irish businesses – IBEC

The quarterly Business Sentiment Survey shows uncertainty at the Budget – and the future of the Eurozone – is taking its toll.