Karl Deeter: Making money from the problems of others

Historically, Dublin has benefited from adverse events in Britain. Brexit may be no different, as house prices look set to rise even further if jobs are relocated here

9th April, 2017

Hardly a week goes by that we don’t decry the feasting of ‘vultures’ on Irish assets and how they have benefited from our misery.

Yet, when we are the beneficiary (or the vulture), we are far more circumspect. We argue, not over the moral right or wrong of being the beneficiary of misery, but rather how the spoils ought to be split.

There is plenty of evidence for this. As the...

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