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budget 2018

Universities and USI Criticise Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed its disappointment with the Government’s budget last week for failing to address the number issues facing the third-level education sector. In statements made to the press in the aftermath of the…

President Deeks Unhappy with ‘Standstill Budget’

Andrew Deeks, President of UCD, has expressed his dissatisfaction at Budget 2018. He used his Presidential Bulletin, sent to all UCD Staff members, to offer a commentary on it, just after its release on Tuesday, October 10th.  Deeks stated it…

Opinion: Budget Blinded by Ideology

Budget 2018 proved to be a very underwhelming affair laced with ideology. With very limited scope for spending increases as a result of EU Fiscal rules, recent failures to hit tax revenue targets, and an ideological need in Fine Gael…