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Get real, McCoy, we don't want a return of Tiger

Shane Ross

Published 16/02/2014 | 02:30

FROM PROSPERITY TO HERE: BoI boss Richie Boucher with Ibec’s Danny McCoy at the chinwag. Photo: Mark Condren
FROM PROSPERITY TO HERE: BoI boss Richie Boucher with Ibec’s Danny McCoy at the chinwag. Photo: Mark Condren

DANNY McCoy of the employers group Ibec was losing the run of himself. "Of course," he declared at the big business bosses get-together last Wednesday, "we should go back to the Celtic Tiger. We should just be more sensible.

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"The Celtic Tiger gave us a prosperity in which our living standards are immensely higher today than they were 10 years ago. This notion that we do not want to go back there is nonsense."

Danny speaks for himself.

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