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Managing Ireland’s investment and expenditure priorities in 2021
A discussion with Ireland’s Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform | 21 January 2021
A discussion with Ireland’s Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform
Speaking at a Davy webinar on 21 January 2021, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath had a wide-ranging discussion with Bernard Byrne, Head of Davy Capital Markets.
- He expected Covid19 restrictions to be extended into February in some form, but conditions would gradually improve through 2021.
- The €3.4bn recovery fund and €2bn Covid contingency fund would help meet the costs of the 3rd lockdown.
- Health and housing were key priorities and the new equity home loan scheme would be finalised in the coming months.
- Corporate tax reform presented a challenge, but Ireland would remain attractive for investment.