Monday 20 February 2017

I am not as proud to be Irish as I once was

Published 07/05/2011 | 05:00

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with members of Young Fine Gael
Taoiseach Enda Kenny with members of Young Fine Gael

For many, the next few years in Ireland will be bleak. The global recession has created negativity and anger throughout Ireland. I have now become resigned to the disappointment and anger felt by so many people.

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I completed five years of university in October 2010. I have an undergraduate degree in Business Management and a postgraduate degree in International Business. I am in the fortunate position of not owning a property in Ireland and as such had no real ties to stay in Ireland except for my family and friends who had not already left!

Recently, my confidence in the government and their economic policies has hit an all-time low. When I left university, I was greeted with a rude awakening.

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