Opinion Brendan Keenan

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Brendan Keenan: Getting correction course right is nation's most vexing question

ONCE more unto the breach, dear friends -- and possibly fill it up with the politically dead.

The latest "understanding" with the EU/ECB/IMF troika makes it clear that the inexorable charge of the fiscal correction programme will continue in December.

But while the amounts involved are not that different from other years -- and less than in the 2009/10 period -- the methods used to extract the money become ever more, um, toxic.

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