Kill Anglo to save Ireland

Plans to pour money into the black hole that is Anglo Irish Bank can only risk the country’s recovery

5th June, 2010

I was on the Dart into Dublin the other morning, surrounded by students getting ready to sit the dreaded Leaving Cert this week.

They were in good form, talking about big bits of the course they hadn’t a clue about. This is the sort of bravado or giddiness that precedes panic. I remember it well. Their lives are ahead of them and there is nothing they can’t do, given a chance. But are we giving...

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