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Hanging Out in the EU Basement

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If one were to look at the headline rate – GDP – you’d say, well, it’s not great in Ireland but we’re doing better than the Eurozone.  After all, the EU Commission is now projecting…

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Ignore. Downplay. Deny.

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It’s bad enough the debate has not asked the fundamental question of why, after a series of austerity budgets, the deficit did not fall, borrowing costs shot through the roof and growth rates were slashed….

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After the Anger

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The anger I’m referring to is not about the meltdown in my broadband, my modem, my phone line – which has kept me off-line for the last two weeks. After the anger, the rage, the…

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The Reaper Cometh!

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The IMF released their latest ‘World Economic Outlook’ (WEO) last week. The WEO is a twice yearly publication in which IMF economists try to predict near and medium term economic developments – the WEO also,…

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