Monday 16 January 2017

'Tax haven' tag is as bad as 'leprechaun economics' for insults to our reputation

Mary Mitchell O'Connor

Published 09/09/2016 | 02:30

As a nation last year, industrial production amounted to €115bn along with exporting €121bn worth of services
As a nation last year, industrial production amounted to €115bn along with exporting €121bn worth of services

As Irish people, we are often much better at fighting our corner than patting ourselves on the back.

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'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.

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