Brendan Keenan: With good news so scarce, any reason for cheer is welcome
Published 05/05/2011 | 05:00
SO far, so good, may seem a strange way to the describe the state of the economy. But you know, it could be worse.
True, according to the new economic report from the Department of Finance last week, it is worse than they hoped.
They now expect the economy to grow by just 0.7pc this year instead of the 1.7pc hoped for at the time of last December's Budget.