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There is a hashtag, #HowIrelandWorks, that has become increasingly popular among both hard-left and far-right social media users. It is intended to show that Ireland is a failed state.

The reality is that Ireland, like every other developed country, has its problems. It could be run more efficiently, but then again, it could be a lot worse.

There is certainly no room for complacency, however, and if there is one area that needs to be ...