Sunday 19 February 2017

History will show that this Government did us a great service

Published 16/04/2016 | 02:30

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton. Photo: Tom Burke
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton. Photo: Tom Burke

The Government received a great kicking at the polls. Was it that bad? I thought it was a reasonably good government considering the 'obstacle race' which it had to run. Each member worked extremely hard to get this country working and solvent once more.

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In 2008, the greatest fiscal and economic crash this State has ever witnessed resulted in a debt of €444bn - the second-highest debt of the EU's 28 countries, next to Germany.

Germany has a huge population to repay its debt compared to this country.

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