Daniel McConnell: 'We're being hammered by taxes'
A raft of new levies undermines the report that found we live in a 'Club Med' regime
We don't get a lot of sunshine in this country so the magnificence of the few days was a much needed boost. But just as our spirits lifted came a new blow to our delight.
Last Wednesday, those who listen to RTE's Morning Ireland awoke to be told that we Irish are the third least-taxed workers in Europe.
As the coffee brewed, we were told only the Mediterranean island of Malta and crisis-ridden Cyprus take less out of the pockets of workers.