Time for Irish to stop gambling and invest in cultural values
People in this country need positive cultural beliefs for a more secure financial future, writes Michael Dowling.
In our last 'pre-doom' election, back in 2007, Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny visited Paddy Power to bet on the outcome being a Fine Gael and Labour coalition. Can you imagine that in any other country? Maybe Barack Obama popping into Las Vegas in 2008 to have a quick flutter on his victory margin in the presidential campaign? Better yet, can you imagine Angela Merkel mentioning horse-racing to explain her bank balance, as one of...
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