Tuesday 25 April 2017

Two-speed economy is a cause for concern

It has been apparent for some time that a chasm is opening up between Dublin, in particular, and other parts of Ireland. The so-called ‘two-speed economy’ means that while the capital has largely recovered from the ravages of the recession many towns and villages are struggling for their very existence.
It has been apparent for some time that a chasm is opening up between Dublin, in particular, and other parts of Ireland. The so-called ‘two-speed economy’ means that while the capital has largely recovered from the ravages of the recession many towns and villages are struggling for their very existence.
While it is welcome that Dublin is thriving again – and that undoubtedly helps the rest of the country – there is a clear need to rebalance the our economy or we could end up living with a rural wasteland.
Editorial

Editorial

It has been apparent for some time that a chasm is opening up between Dublin, in particular, and other parts of Ireland.

The so-called 'two-speed economy' means that while the capital has largely recovered from the ravages of the recession, many towns and villages are struggling for their very existence.

Of course, this is not universal, but certainly too many are desolate, suffering from the twin ailments of unemployment and emigration.

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