Tuesday 6 December 2016

Government will be last to solve problems

Published 20/05/2011 | 05:00

Much as I agree with Kevin Myers' article that it is time the Government told the EU what to do with their "bailout" and its punitive interest rates, I simply cannot see this happening.

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Our Government and its senior civil servants and advisers are the highest paid in Western Europe. For them the economic crash may as well be happening on the far side of the moon.

As an American economist recently put it: "When is the Irish Government going to put the interests of its citizens first?"

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