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Ireland records 100 million euro budget surplus in 2018 - Varadkar

Ireland records 100 million euro budget surplus in 2018 - Varadkar
Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar attends a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw -
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DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland recorded a budget surplus of 100 million euros (£90.3 million) in 2018, its first since the 2008 financial crisis, and expects to run another in 2019, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told reporters on Thursday.

(Reporting by Conor Humphries, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison)

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