Ireland has dropped to its lowest level ever on a global index measuring perceptions of corruption and is now seen as more corrupt than Uruguay, Chile and the Bahamas.
The index, which is compiled by Transparency International (TI) and measures perceptions of corruption in 176 countries, ranked Ireland in 25th place, down 11 places from two years ago.
Denmark, Finland and New Zealand were seen as the least corrupt of the countries surveyed while Afghanistan, North Korea...
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