Rising sense of inequality is eroding trust in Ireland

The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that Irish people are becoming more pessimistic about their prospects, that many believe public institutions are unfair, that the government has been serving the interests of the few and that business and the media are not to be trusted.

Ireland is among a number of developed countries who have little trust in their economic prospects. Over half of people surveyed said capitalism is failing Picture: Getty