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Our politics are too similar to Britain's

Published 10/05/2011 | 05:00

Looking around at our European partners it is difficult not to notice how symbiotic Irish politics have become with those on the continent.

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Take our nearest neighbours. In May of 2008, Brian Cowen became Taoiseach shortly after Gordon Brown did the same in Britain.

Later that year, we both entered recession.

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