Europe's difficulty, Ireland's opportunity

We trade mostly with the US and Britain, yet we operate in euro – and this schizophrenia means we’re always slightly out of step with economic policy.

7th September, 2014
David McWilliams.

Our economy is showing considerable signs of life. Many indicators which were dormant for years are now pointing upwards.

Meanwhile, ECB president Mario Draghi is announcing desperate measures to jolt the eurozone economies out of their torpor.

What is going on? Why the mismatch between Ireland and the rest of the eurozone?

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