09: 1992 : Bertie's First Budget

The first budget for Minister for Finance, Bertie Ahern.

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.