1916 vision cannot protect Cowen from reality

On a few occasions in the last week, Brian Cowen has referred to the Indecon public lecture which he gave on November 19 last at the Royal Irish Academy. He suggested that he had laid out his philosophy and what he wanted to achieve as Taoiseach in t

12th April, 2008

On a few occasions in the last week, Brian Cowen has referred to the Indecon public lecture which he gave on November 19 last at the Royal Irish Academy. He suggested that he had laid out his philosophy and what he wanted to achieve as Taoiseach in that speech.

In the speech, he spoke of his ‘priorities’ - which is a little strange, as ‘priority’ implies one thing or objective taking precedence over all others. But...

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