Thursday 22 February 2018

Editorial: Kenny needs to spice up dull Cabinet with younger deputies

James Downey

James Downey

Who says 2014 will be no better than 2013? Most of us will be very little better off this coming year -- not much richer or happier than before the departure of the troika.

None of our pressing troubles has gone away: the debt burden, the mortgage crisis, the scandals, the failures of the public service, the crab-like approach of the European institutions towards the creation of the banking and fiscal union.

But one immensely important thing has changed since January 2013; something precious -- a little bit of hope has made itself felt in the reckoning.

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