There is not as much money available as everyone seems to think
Irish government debt is still perilously high as a result of the crisis
But there’s one defecit the government wants to keep
Pre-election promises will likely be followed by post-election cuts
Fiscal straitjacket rules mean surpluses should be order of the day by 2021
Enough tinkering with subsidies and tax breaks. What we have doesn’t work.
Will the Greeks send politicians to parliament who can work together to dig the country out of the hole that it’s in?
An early general election in Ireland is more likely if Greece gets relief on its debts