Sunday 22 January 2017

We can not return to auction politics

Published 30/05/2015 | 02:30

Finance Minister Michael Noonan will also want it known that caution has not been thrown to the wind
Finance Minister Michael Noonan will also want it known that caution has not been thrown to the wind

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.

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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.

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