Saturday 16 December 2017

Our economy depends on Kenny being stronger in the face of a dual crisis

While the brunt of the migrant crisis was mainly felt by the frontier states of Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland and eastern Europe, the Brexit fallout will be felt most severely in Ireland.
While the brunt of the migrant crisis was mainly felt by the frontier states of Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland and eastern Europe, the Brexit fallout will be felt most severely in Ireland.
Ivan Yates

Ivan Yates

Cometh the crisis cometh the man, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny's legacy will be defined by his endgame and how he handles Brexit and our housing crisis.

Both issues have the capacity to undermine economic prosperity and social cohesion.

And so far, his government's response to both seems tepid, falling well short of what is required and reflecting a lack of understanding of their enormity.

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