Saturday September 26, 2020

Business world cries out for help

Just a few weeks ago, this column predicted that it wouldn’t be surprising if some new owner decided to sell Eircom back to the government at a price.

1st April, 2006

Just a few weeks ago, this column predicted that it wouldn’t be surprising if some new owner decided to sell Eircom back to the government at a price.

But we didn’t expect to hear the calls for re-nationalisation of the former state-owned telecommunications company to come from two private sector economists better known for their embrace of free markets.

Eircom executives are likely to have been taken aback when they saw...

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