Friday 24 November 2017

Lenihan ignored plight of people

The 10-point plan proposed by David McWilliams in last Saturday's Irish Independent as a solution to Ireland's financial problems is innovative, bold, brave and entirely feasible.

The significant feature of the plan was the recommendation for the removal of the burden from the taxpayers and the shifting of, and sharing of, responsibility by our European overlords.

In contrast, Brian Lenihan's clinical response never once mentioned the plight of the taxpayer or any humane reference to the devastating repercussions in Irish family life which will inevitably ensue if the current four-year austerity plan is pursued.

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