Sunday 11 December 2016

Peasant people can't accept the blame

Published 31/01/2012 | 05:00

I read the article by Maeve Dineen (Irish Independent, January 27) criticising Enda Kenny's comments. It was strong on opinions less so on facts.

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As stated by Yeats, "We are a peasant people" who refuse to countenance blame for anything and take on the role of victimhood with alacrity.

The fact is that we did "go mad on borrowing".

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