Friday 2 December 2016

Country's assets will all be sold off by 2016

Published 27/04/2011 | 05:00

What part of the word 'strategic ' does Colm McCarthy or this new Government not understand? It took until 1938 for the Chamberlain-led British government to relinquish Ireland's sea ports to De Valera. Churchill went apoplectic over what he considered to be the handing over of these "key strategic reservations".

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We used to have a national communications network -- not any more. We used to own the Bantry Bay Oil Refinery -- not any more.

And now, as part of our bailing out of a terminally ill European banking system, we are being ordered to flog off what's left of our national assets.

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