Bertie's tax break too daft to invent
Published 19/01/2010 | 05:00
Brian Lenihan is trying to show the international world of finance that Ireland is a safe place to do business.
In parallel, we are trying to generate new revenues by engaging in an enhanced tourism campaign abroad: Ireland is beautiful, a cultural hot-spot and so on.
To promote the image of saints and scholars, we even have a tax exemption in place to support and encourage up-and-coming artists.