A local TD says yesterday's budget shows a Government that is completely out of touch.
Sinn Fein's Matt Carthy has criticised the Government for failing workers and families who needed targeted resources.
He says the lack of support for renters is a 'scandal' and instead VC's and landlords are receiving tax breaks.
Speaking to Shannonside northern sound Deputy Carthy said it was clear the Government were out of ideas:
Meanwhile, Fianna Fail's Niamh Smyth complimented the allocation of 31 million for women's healthcare.
She said the introduction of free contraception for younger women was a step in the right direction: