Friday November 27, 2020

Dissection of a national downfall

The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis by Donal Donovan and Antóin E Murphy. Oxford University Press, €44.10. Reviewed by David Clerkin.

7th September, 2013
The unfinished, half-built Anglo headquarters on Dublin's north quays. Photo: Bloomberg

The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis


Here we go again. There have been many attempts to capture precisely what went wrong in Ireland and how all that we held dear imploded, but why should this one be any different?

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