Observing the Tao of Paschal Donohoe
Inside Politics: Minister’s savvy budget draws grudging admiration around Leinster House
Paschal Donohoe: a realist and a quick learner. Photograph: Collins
The budget has come and gone. Well, it was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it?
The overwhelming consensus around Leinster House (always a dangerous thing, mind you) yesterday was that Paschal Donohoe had delivered a budget that was savvy enough and safe enough to merit admiration, however grudging. He kept enough people content and did not make enemies.