Fianna Fail to support Budget 2017 which Sinn Fein says lacks vision

sinn fein300 million euro in tax cuts, increases in social welfare payments and a subsidised childcare plan are just some of the main points in Budget 2017.

Smokers have the most to lose, there's to be a 50 cent hike per packet from midnight.

Sinn Féin's attacked Budget 2017 saying its a return to politics of old.

Addressing the Dáil this afternoon - Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty says its a back-room budget - lacking in vision:

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Fianna Fáil's spokesman on Jobs has also addressed the Dáil.

Dara Calleary says they didn't get everything they want in the Budget but they will support it: