‘A Home, Living Wage, Functioning Health System & Police Force; The Basics Really’ – Young Folk Outline Budget 2024 Hopes


WITH the details of Budget 2024 being revealed tomorrow, WWN takes to the streets to ask the nation’s young folk about their hopes and fears.

“I would love to see just one state department not being in the news for corruption next year,” wishes delusional 24-year-old Niall from Wexford.

“A place to live would be swell,” the Murphy family living in their car have asked.

“Remember those lads who used to wear the high viz vests and arrest criminals, yeah, well a load of them please,” said shop assistant Danny Reid (27) during an armed robbery earlier.

“Just fucking kill me already, this pain is unbearable,” pleaded 11-year-old scoliosis sufferer Saoirse Phelan who has been waiting 7 months to see a specialist.

“I’d love a gold iPhone 15 Pro Max with hardcase cover and a bag of cans,” Mark, 22, from Waterford.

“Hopefully they’ll raise the price of cigarettes again,” insisted a local organised crime gang.

“A few more energy credits would really see our profits soar even more,” wished 24-year-old energy company, Energia.

“I wouldn’t mind being able to afford to live in Ireland instead of having to contemplate emigrating,” said over 800k young people under the age of 30.

“A tax on free speech would be brilliant,” said local shitstirrer David Maher.

“No additional funding for the Irish Navy or defence forces,” said Daniel from Dubai.

“€300 billion social housing scheme, 50% tax rate on anyone earning over 20k, one party government, Gerry Adams for president. Brits out! Tiocfaidh ár lá. Up the RA!” young Sinn Fein member Donnchadha Ó Cadhlaigh.

” …and a partridge in a pear tree,” Ciara, Cork.