Tuesday March 31, 2020

Festive splurge

In this time of peace, prosperity and goodwill to all men, what best epitomises the festive season in modern Ireland?

3rd December, 2005

In this time of peace, prosperity and goodwill to all men, what best epitomises the festive season in modern Ireland? High-pitched carol singers, fairytale street lights, jangling charity boxes, expectant children's eyes and a baby in a manger? Or ill-fated Christmas parties and the endless spending splurge?

In our buoyant, booming economy of Christmas Present, debt has so far been a manageable burden for most people, but as the economy matures the problems of overspending...

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