DUBLIN (Reuters) – The Irish government’s “central case” is Brexit deal will probably be completed within the coming weeks between Britain and the European Union, however it’s persevering with to plan for the likelihood that no deal is agreed, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe stated.
Ireland’s Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe shows a duplicate of the 2019 price range on the steps of Government Buildings in Dublin, Ireland October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
While saying Ireland’s 2019 price range in parliament, Donohoe stated spending plans “are based on a central case that there will be agreement in the coming weeks”.
“However, the possibility of a no deal Brexit has influenced decisions,” he added.
Reporting by Conor Humphries; Editing by Andrew Heavens