You can't destroy a good story by having a dress rehearsal. I mean, there's a Budget coming up. We'll tell you all that on budget day." - Michael Noonan.
The Finance Minister is refusing to reveal how much leeway he haÂ’s got in the Budget, and says theyÂ’ are still thrashing out the finer details for the proposals which we wiÂ’ll find out about on October 15th.
We know the savings will be less than 3.1 billion but Michael Noonan wouldn'Â’t be drawn on how much.