Ireland is too small to topple the continent
Published 21/12/2013 | 02:30
EUROPEAN Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso put the cat among the pigeons when he used a late-night tirade to blame the euro's problems on Ireland.
He may be guilty of interfering in domestic affairs and he may have scored badly when it comes to diplomacy, but was he right? Is Ireland really the cause of Europe's problems?
The simple answer is, not really.