We must defuse the mortgage timebomb
This week Goodbody Stockbrokers produced an upbeat report claiming that the lost decade is finally over and that domestic spending is back at 2007 levels.
They may be right. But some will also argue that there are compelling reasons to believe that a rosy view can only be achieved by overlooking the very human collateral cost of the crash.
Today's Central Statistics Office report zones in on some of those who don't quite fit into the full recovery scenario.