The Northern Irish budget: Slow train a-coming…

Slugger understands that the wheels are gradually beginning to turn at Stormont Castle [maybe because the international representative has decided to apply for a real job? – ed] and progress is being made towards a budget. Liam Clarke outlines some of the flab that could be cut in order to appease the Westminister Alliance government and preserve what’s good…

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