Ian O'Doherty: Dole queues, wage cuts and a rise in crime – definitely a year to forget
Another one over. A new one just begun. So, went the year well for you?
To be honest, I doubt that too many tears will have been shed at the demise of a year that has seen this country lurch from one semi-catastrophe to another.
In fact, I know more people who have lost their job than have found work in the last 12 months.
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