Saturday 3 December 2016

Brendan O'Connor: Let's build a palace for Sabina

Published 13/04/2014 | 02:30

President Michael D Higgins with wife Sabina at Windsor Castle. Photo: PA
President Michael D Higgins with wife Sabina at Windsor Castle. Photo: PA

So it's official. The good times are back. Property prices are on the up and up, and it's not a bubble, and we all know property prices only go in one direction. The economy is growing, too. The ESRI says so, and the ESRI is never wrong. So 3.5 per cent this year and nearly 4 per cent next year.

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And we all know economies only go in one direction.

And even though we thought we had hundreds of billions of unsustainable debt that we could never pay off, and still living beyond our means, it turns out we don't need any further cuts and in fact we could be looking at a giveaway Budget later this year.

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