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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: will unveil what amounts to  the biggest budget ever. Photograph: JULIEN BEHAL Photography

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: will unveil what amounts to the biggest budget ever. Photograph: JULIEN BEHAL Photography

Good morning.

It’s Budget Day. So if you’re a Cabinet Minister, you’re currently being briefed about the contents of the budget in Government Buildings, glancing furtively at your phone under the long mahogany table (feel free to send on a few screenshots).

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