'Tax haven' tag is as bad as 'leprechaun economics' for insults to our reputation
Published 09/09/2016 | 02:30
As Irish people, we are often much better at fighting our corner than patting ourselves on the back.
'Self-praise is no praise' as the saying goes.
Historically we were the victims of a foreign oppressor and our path towards self-governance and a modern global society we made for ourselves has been less than smooth.