Griffin: A crash is very close

The founder and chairman of the Griffin hotel group says Ireland’s economy is so fragile that any attempt at giveaway budgets or pay hikes could precipitate another crash

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
3rd September, 2017
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Without proper leadership, Ireland will walk itself into another crisis, according to the former All-Ireland-winning hurling manager Liam Griffin.

Griffin, who is also the founder and chairman of the Griffin hotel group, told The Sunday Business Post that Ireland’s economy was so fragile that any attempt at giveaway budgets or pay hikes could precipitate another crash.

“We have a pensions timebomb, €200 billion in national debt, and now calls for all sorts of...

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