Ireland back in Britain’s pocket

Not so long ago, the fact that the Irish were buying up Britain was being proudly trumpeted; now, thanks to our reckless lending, the British are close to having to bail us out

20th November, 2010

The image of the tricolour flying over trophy London properties may just have c l ou d e d ou r bankers’ vision to the reality that they were selling us out to the British.

For the fact of the matter is that, far from throwing off the yoke of our former oppressors during the boom years, our bankers have left us owing British lenders €186 billion which we will struggle to repay.

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