Ryanair takes over

In much the same way as the United States has successfully liberated Afghanistan and Iraq in recent years, the Irish government has successfully offloaded Eircom and Aer Lingus.

21st October, 2006

These two successful semi-state bodies were nothing more than a burden to the people of Ireland, so we cleverly asked our government to get rid of them.

Eircom, which was briefly owned by some of us after all of us sold it, is now owned by another company altogether. While no one knows the name of this firm, the one good thing is that it is not Irish.

Following the success with the sale of...

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