‘Rainy day’ money should be redirected into education – Ibec

“Ibec has criticised the Government’s plan to establish a so-called ‘rainy day fund’, suggesting the pot of money to be set aside is too small to act as a buffer against future economic shocks. In a prebudget submission, the employers’ group said the money should be used instead to address the funding crisis in higher education, which it described as one of the biggest issues facing the State …” (more)

[Eoin Burke-Kennedy, Irish Times, 16 July]

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