Public must face its own reality

Politicians may be to blame for much of our current predicament, but we also have to meet our responsibilities and accept that we all have a role to play in implementing a solution.

14th March, 2009

The economic crisis is leading to an utter failure of politics in this country, but the blame for that lies not just at the door of politicians. The public has also refused to face reality.

Despite the government’s repeated denials - albeit in the face of overwhelming evidence and advice - it has, in recent weeks, admitted that an emergency budget will be necessary, and the date has now been set for April 7.


Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago