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Another Day in the Spin Factory

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It is hard work tracking the real impact of a Government announcement, rather than relying on press handouts, Departmental briefing notes and Ministerial statements.  Take the Government’s Infrastructure Stimulus announcement last week:  €2.25 billion, 13,000 jobs,…

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Raising the Floor

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In a previous post we looked at how our rich are richer than the rich of other European countries.  Our rich grab a higher proportion of disposable income.  That’s one side of the coin.  Let’s look…

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Bathing the Rich

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Okay, so you’re not one of those who believe in soaking the rich.  But what about bathing?  A good bath is healthy for the body and the mind.  And the economy.  There are a number…

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