Feargal Quinn: ‘Hats off to the Minister for Jobs for calling out the Central Bank’s repulsive stance’

While it is too late now, the Central Bank must be forced to rethink its failed strategy

30th April, 2017
The Central Bank 'has been unbending'. Pic: Fergal Phillips

One Central Bank of Ireland mandarin has mockingly described job creation opportunities likely to arise from firms looking to locate in Ireland as “crumbs of comfort that are falling from the Brexit plate”.

“Crumbs of comfort” – is this really how the Central Bank of Ireland views potential job creation opportunities? It seems so – especially if we are to judge from the messages coming from the London-based insurance companies and banks that...

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