Thursday February 27, 2020

Gillian Tett: Recovery has been remarkable but threats abound

Despite its astonishing turnaround Ireland can not take stability for granted

1st November, 2015

Ireland has done a remarkable job of balancing the need to have enough authority to convince the markets, while also not entirely massacring its population with austerity.

I think that Ireland’s level of social cohesion in the face of those challenges is remarkable, and something that, frankly, the country should feel very proud of. I know this cohesion is fraying a lot at the moment, but it’s remarkable what has happened in Ireland....

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