Budget 1992 was to be the first for Minister for Finance, Bertie Ahern. However, the events of budget day were somewhat overshadowed by the Fianna Fail leadership debate and the impending resignation of An Taoiseach, Charles J. Haughey.
The accompanying image shows Fianna Fáil TD Bertie Ahern in a studio in Leinster House, Dublin, in May 1983. This photograph was taken for use by RTÉ News.
The photographer was Des Gaffney.
Bertie Ahern is accompanied by his daughters Cecelia and Georgina at the press photo call prior to presenting his first budget.
Opposition leaders John Bruton and Dick Spring question the Taoiseach regarding any decision he may make about his resignation.