Friday June 5, 2020

Our sovereignty won't be back any time soon

Taoiseach Enda Kenny's other grand design for Ireland is to recover its "economic sovereignty".

15th September, 2012
'Ireland surrendered part of its economic sovereignty when it joined the European project in 1973, although the unanimity required initially for EU decisions retained quite a say for even a small peripheral state'.

Aside from his inspirational vision of making Ireland "the best little country in the world in which to do business" (is that aspiration borrowed from the 1916 Proclamation?), Taoiseach Enda Kenny's other grand design for Ireland is to recover its "economic sovereignty".

Does he not know the pass was sold on that one quite some time ago? Does he not realise that he himself urged us to sell the pass all over again in the fiscal...

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