Tuesday 25 July 2017

Shane Ross: Hawk will make feathers fly

INDEPENDENCE, WITHIN APPROVED LIMITS: Was this the moment that Olli Rehn explained to Brian Lenihan what Fianna Fail's economic policy would be?
INDEPENDENCE, WITHIN APPROVED LIMITS: Was this the moment that Olli Rehn explained to Brian Lenihan what Fianna Fail's economic policy would be?

Shane Ross

SHOULD we give a hero's welcome to Ireland's new tormentors? The likes of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who wants to punish us for our economic sins. Or Finnish hawk Olli Rehn, who is hovering over the land.

Olli is coming to town. Are he and Angela European saviours or menacing outsiders tightening a noose around our necks?

We may not have liked what we heard from Angela, but our Government is quietly summoning external reinforcements designed to put manners on internal dissent.

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