Cowen shaken but not yet stirred

Despite the worsening economic downturn, rising unemployment and inflation, and the prospect of more challenging times ahead, Fianna Fáil’s popularity ratings have yet to suffer a major blow.

9th August, 2008

Despite the worsening economic downturn, rising unemployment and inflation, and the prospect of more challenging times ahead, Fianna Fáil’s popularity ratings have yet to suffer a major blow.

Last week’s monthly update on the state of the government’s finances contained further gloomy news about the emerging gap between what the exchequer will collect in taxes this year and what the government is committed to spending.

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