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Lenihan faces perfect storm

The new finance minister should remove all support from the bloated property sector.

10th May, 2008

The new finance minister should remove all support from the bloated property sector.

The Minister for Finance of a small country which is facing difficult times is like the captain of a small boat sailing into choppy waters. Imagine for a moment that you are in a boat coming around Omey Island. In a blaze of May bank holiday sunlight, Connemara opens up before you.

Looking past the Sky Road, double-spired Clifden and beyond to...

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