Opinion Gene Kerrigan

Friday 15 December 2017

Gene Kerrigan: Proper austerity means a cull of fat cats

We can't afford our over-paid ministers, CEOs and lawyers, they're killing us writes Gene Kerrigan

Which do you want first, the fake good news or the real good news? Why would you want fake good news? Well, the Government and its business cronies have made such a pig's mickey of the country that the populace is gasping for any good news, no matter how transparently phoney it might be.

Mind you, you've probably already spotted the fake good news -- so we'd better get that out of the way first. And we will indeed also bring you real good news.

The fake good news -- well, in the words of Brian Lenihan: "Ireland is out of recession." New figures, says Brian, provide "concrete evidence" that government policies "are paying off".

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