Tuesday 23 January 2018

No honorary doctorates for the many thousands who suffered

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen pictured in Dublin Castle where he was conferred with the honorary degree Doctor of Laws from The National University of Ireland. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen pictured in Dublin Castle where he was conferred with the honorary degree Doctor of Laws from The National University of Ireland. Picture: Gerry Mooney
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Full marks, not to 'Dr' Brian Cowen, but to the National University of Ireland. What was the pressing urgency into honouring a man who presided over the slide into chaos of a noble nation? Mr Cowen was at the helm when we lost our sovereignty.

His Fianna Fáil permitted our banking industry to earn the sobriquet of "The Wild West of Banking" in the 'New York Times'.

And NUI thought it a good idea to honour gross failure.

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