If I was Taoiseach... what I would do to save Ireland
Published 08/01/2011 | 05:00
Strange as it may seem now, the next few years offer the greatest opportunity to change Ireland. It is difficult to see beyond this crisis when many of us are mired in a deep, deep depression, but we can fix this economy and heal this society.
To get out of a crisis, you must first define reality, face up to it and then do something about it.
The reality for Ireland is that one part of the economy -- the domestic economy -- is broken; meanwhile, the multinational sector is thriving.