Outlook 2016: Gombeen politics and the fear of missing out

Can we heal the nation's social and infrastructural ills?

3rd January, 2016
2016 will be the year when the rebalancing of the international economy begins in earnest

In 1997, the futurist Kevin Kelly wrote: “Wealth is not gained by perfecting the known, but by imperfectly seizing the unknown”.

The Irish economy is the fastest growing in Europe, rebounding after the 2009 to 2013 period of austerity. The year ahead promises to be a belter, with unemployment set to fall below 8 per cent for the first time since 2007, campaigns being launched to woo our migrants home, negative equity going the...

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