Tuesday 21 February 2017

Shane Ross: Should we sting our saviours?

Published 28/11/2010 | 05:00

SO who is in the driving seat? A small island nation, representing just 1 per cent of the European economy, has caused 90 per cent of the turmoil in Europe over recent weeks. It has extracted €85bn in aid -- 11 per cent of Europe's fighting fund -- for itself.

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Quite a disproportionate trail of destruction has been left by the Irish recklessness in its wake. We have made an indelible mark, never to be forgotten or forgiven by our European partners, blasting a crater in the €750bn fund.

The fund is too small. The euro is badly wounded. Ireland is being blamed.

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