Friday September 18, 2020

Enjoy the warmth of a sunny spell in troika land

Rating agency Standard & Poor's latest soundings on Ireland have identified a number of positives, but the road to recovery could still be a long one, writes Richard Curran.

13th July, 2013
The bad news is that the good news doesn't look all that great.

It seems that it never rains but it pours. But, equally, when the sun shines, everything can look just too good. Headlines last week that Ireland was "on the road to recovery", according to credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, arrived in the middle of a glorious heatwave. Perhaps the man from the credit rating agency was on a fact-finding mission to Ireland and everything just looked a lot better in the heat. Or perhaps,...

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