Opinion Analysis

Monday 23 October 2017

Lise Hand: Great Gatsos! Why didn't we tell the banks to slow down?

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

The shiny new fleet wasn't being deployed to watch out for invaders from the IMF

WHAT'S the official name for this particular dramatic moment in our national history?

We've always had a fondness for euphemisms -- the global conflagration of World War II was experienced in Ireland as 'The Emergency', while the bloody sectarian conflict in the North was delicately referred to as 'The Troubles'.

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