A 45pc rise in VHI B plan -- I had to check to make sure I wasn't living in Zimbabwe. Maybe Mary Harney's famous quote should now be rewritten: Closer to Botswana than Berlin.
Yet he is bankrupt. Why? Because he chose to run a gambling business. His profits in this business were on the backs of many compulsive gamblers. He who lives by the sword dies by the sword.
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This practice is very common in the private sector. Instead of directing her anger at those coming back into the workplace she should instead direct her opposition to the senior management that plan, organise and put into effect this policy.
Every bondholder with a stake in the loans that the government signed up to, on behalf of the taxpayer, now earns much more than they would have if the Irish banks were in good financial standing.
They will be lining up to hug and back-slap any Cabinet member they meet.