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Greece’s bad fortune is in another league to ours

Sinn Féin and the far left liken Ireland to Greece for their own electoral reasons

15th February, 2015
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Arthur Spring

The Irish people undoubtedly wish the Greek people well. While we know the difficulties we have endured over the last seven years, in rough terms Greece has suffered twice the reduction in living standards Ireland has, and all that from a lower base. The Greek government’s request to be allowed deal with humanitarian issues through the provision of free food and electricity is perfectly understandable. In Ireland, we help almost twice as many people with...

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