Thursday 17 August 2017

New hospitals should have been built before new Central Bank

The interior of the new Central Bank building at North Wall Quay, Dublin Photo: Damien Eagers
The interior of the new Central Bank building at North Wall Quay, Dublin Photo: Damien Eagers
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On Monday, Finance Minister Michael Noonan, bearing a broad smile, opened the new Central Bank building in the Dublin Docklands.

Mr Noonan claimed that the development of the state-of-the-art Central Bank building would improve our financial regulation - and that within the walls of this new temple to the high kings of finance, the State could drive home its message that Ireland is open for business.

Are the wealth builders and the job creators of Europe and the world so shallow that an investment could turn on the softness of a chair or the hi-tech flush in the jacks?

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