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Video of the Month

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7 October - 13 October 2017

Budget 2018 - Video

Video with Leo Varadkar and Pascal Donohoe released 9th October 2018. The video explains the rationale and values behind the 2018 Budget. (Search Scoilnet for 'Budget 2018 - Video Questions' for worksheet and find solutions in the PPT Budget 2018)

How it maps to the curriculum

Business Studies

Strand: 3. Our Economy

Strand unit: 10. Discussing Economic Issues/ Media Sources

Strand: 3. Our Economy

Strand unit: 04. Government Revenue & Expenditure

Budget 2018 - Video image

Why is it Video of the Month?

  1. Video by Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe on introducing budget 2018 to the nation of Ireland.
  2. Video explains the rationale and values behind the budget which was announced on the 10th October 2018. 
  3. The budget is a sustainable budget - meets the needs of the present without promising the needs of future generations. This can be seen throughout the video clip.
  4. The major changes for Government expenditure is outlined in the video - highlighting the distribution of economic resources.



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