Thursday 18 January 2018

Thomas Molloy: Jumping without a safety net leaves us with a lot to prove

Thomas Molloy

Thomas Molloy

THE past few days have seen some of the most positive headlines in the foreign media since the heady days of the boom.

The London-based 'Times' newspaper spoke of a "remarkable comeback" for Ireland, while the 'New York Times' hailed "an important psychological moment for Europe's single currency zone, which is slowly emerging from its near-death experience".

Our media-conscious leaders know that headlines like this matter, but this new-found faith in Ireland could melt away next year more quickly than January's snow.

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