Monday 23 January 2017

Two fingers from the people who ruined us

Published 18/04/2011 | 05:00

I read about Finance Minister Michael Noonan's recent comments (Irish Independent, April 15) with interest. "Mr Noonan ruled out any further cutbacks or tax hikes being imposed by the IMF at this stage."

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Citizens of Ireland should understand that our sovereignty has been handed over to the IMF. This organisation now has control over our taxation policies -- something that every single Irish Government has always stated would never be handed over to anyone. One only has to think of promises made during the first and second referendums on the Lisbon Treaty.

I would suggest, yet again, that for Irish citizens to be asked to accept more and more pain, we really need to see some of the people who destroyed this fine country going to jail.

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