Tuesday July 7, 2020

Ireland needed a balanced deal

After the WTO collapse, Tánaiste Mary Coughlan says there have been missed opportunities, writes Pat Leahy, Political Editor.

2nd August, 2008

After the WTO collapse, Tánaiste Mary Coughlan says there have been missed opportunities, writes Pat Leahy, Political Editor.

Ireland’s trade minister Mary Coughlan has just returned from Geneva - where it was ‘‘clammy, dark and drab and miserable ... fierce heat and ferocious humidity’’, following the collapse of the Doha round of the world trade talks.

So is the former agriculture minister disappointed or relieved that she doesn’t...

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