We need a reality check, not spin
The Government's repeated failure to adapt has sapped the morale of the country, writes Jody Corcoran
In just three weeks, since I wrote in praise of Brian Cowen, of his leadership style -- or his non-style -- the economic crisis has tightened its grip, vice-like.
The problem has both crystallised and intensified. Ireland now stands, if not on the brink, then but a step from bankruptcy.
The catastrophe that is Anglo Irish Bank may bring down the country, or it may not: the jury is out, writing its verdict.