We can not return to auction politics
Published 30/05/2015 | 02:30
Social partnership was hailed as the dynamo that drove the Celtic Tiger; it was also damned for spinning out of control and contributing to the crash.
Hopefully we have moved on since the word 'budget' could not be used without being preceded by 'bonanza'.
Yesterday's agreement sought to give something back to public servants whom have seen their pay cut by up to 14pc since the economy went off the rails.