Ireland’s economy is sorted – or is it?

Whatever giveaway promises are made by politicians, the fact is that any future minister for finance will be at the mercy of a predicted slowdown, writes Pat Leahy, Political Correspondent.

19th May, 2007

Whatever giveaway promises are made by politicians, the fact is that any future minister for finance will be at the mercy of a predicted slowdown, writes Pat Leahy, Political Correspondent.

Even when it’s not the economy, stupid, it’s still the economy.

The story of Fianna Fail’s inability to move above its low opinion poll numbers during the election campaign can be explained by the party’s failure to direct and maintain the...

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