Una Claffey reports on leaked budget information that led to junior minister Phil Hogan surprising the Dáil by announcing his resignation from government.

When an advisor to Junior Finance Minister, Phil Hogan, had faxed financial details to the media, the opposition was enraged.

As a result the Taoiseach made an apology to the Dáil. Due to continued pressure from Fianna Fail, Phil Hogan announced his resignation.