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
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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