• Killian Foley-Walsh is spot on (Letters, January 19) -- why not use the entire tank in the National Pension Reserve Fund to open our very own Rating Agency?
Money for jam and risk-free. We have loads of large, empty buildings and thousands of nutty economists crying out for useful employment.
Imagine the sheer joy of causing consternation throughout the world as our Irish-based troika sets the fiscal rules of engagement.
Now's the time to go for it -- before the Greeks beat us to it!
Killester, Co Dublin