Reactions from around the country to the 1980 budget, including the 300% increase in duty on soft drinks and 5% on golf balls.

Reactions from around the country to the 1980 budget, including the 300% increase in duty on soft drinks and 5% on golf balls.

The people of Cork woke up this morning to the headlines of yesterday's budget. This included stiff increases in the cost of excise duty on cars. The price of alcohol and soft drinks, which were already at surprising levels for tourists, according to hoteliers, has also gone up.