John Moran: Going beyond the Pale

Former Department of Finance chief says we need to consider alternatives to Dublin as the primary engine of growth for the country

11th December, 2016
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Commuters checking departure times at Heuston Station in Dublin Picture: Fergal Phillips

Over the past fortnight in these pages, I have examined how well we are futureproofing our country to prevent another major crisis. The picture is not pretty.

We face a future with major structural problems, but without a vision and a willingness to invest in the future. There are fundamental choices we are not confronting.

We may not like to admit it, but our preference for a car-based suburban and rural living model discriminates among...

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