A crisis of confidence

Brian Cowen’s administration is increasingly beset by doubts, within and without, over its ability to deal convincingly with the ongoing financial chaos.

8th November, 2008

Brian Cowen’s administration is increasingly beset by doubts, within and without, over its ability to deal convincingly with the ongoing financial chaos.

As the government struggles to deal with the financial crisis, there is significant concern among cabinet members, TDs and prominent figures in the government parties about the ability of the administration to steer the country through the gathering storm.

The fear that the government is not capable of providing the political...

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