Monday August 3, 2020

Ireland in the dark

The EU summit deal and the threat of a referendum will add to the uncertainty which is already taking its toll on the economy, writes Cliff Taylor.

18th December, 2011
The European Central Bank is accused of not doing enough to avert a crisis.

Uncertainty. As the year draws to a close, and we look forward to 2012, the most immediate cloud over our economic outlook is the uncertainty caused by the euro situation, the failure of EU political leaders to come up with a convincing solution and the threat of a referendum here.

So long as there is any credible threat to the future of the currency - or our membership of it - consumers will remain nervous and...

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