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Should excise duty on alcohol be cut?

29 September - 5 mins
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Ireland has the 2nd highest excise duty on alcohol across the EU and UK. That’s according to a report published today by Dublin City University Economist Anthony Foley. 

Should this be cut? To discuss this further Shane was joined on the show by Padraig Cribben, Chief Executive of the Vintners Federation of Ireland and Sheila Gilheany, Alcohol Action Ireland CEO. 

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