The prospect of public sector pay increases, about which negotiations will commence between the government and the trade unions on Tuesday, will infuriate many readers. To put it mildly, they have a point.
There is a fairer alternative to the government’s economic plan
Irish history tells us that parties who buy elections using short-term policies tend to destabilise the economy in the long run. Fiscal history is unkind to Fianna Fáil in particular. Years like 1977 and 2007 are stamped in the public’s mind, where t
What does the government want? It is a question that many bankers – from board members to executives to the general rank-and-file staffers – have been asking in recent weeks, as the government has sought to influence the state-backed banks on emotive