President Higgins warns of public's 'righteous anger'

President Michael D Higgins has said that there is a "righteous anger" among the Irish public about the failure of trusted institutions.

14th July, 2012

President Michael D Higgins has said that there is a "righteous anger" among the Irish public about the failure of trusted institutions.

The President told the Law Society annual dinner in Dublin last Friday night that the crisis in the financial system was not just a technical flaw or the failure of regulation. Assumptions about economic models had gone unchallenged, he said, even in the face of evidence that a speculation-based boom was unsustainable and...

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