Thursday November 26, 2020

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
2
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Hospitalisations fall by 18 per cent and ICU admissions are halved as level 5 restrictions continue

Rachel Lavin | 1 day ago

After a promising start, our progress under level 5 has stalled. So what else have the government and Nphet got up their sleeves to tackle the virus?

Danielle Barron | 4 days ago

IMO ballots members on industrial action as leading member says law limits those allowed to carry out contact tracing

Rachel Lavin | 4 days ago