Time to find an answer to Ireland’s funding fix

Instead of borrowing billions of euro and hinging Ireland’s future on the EU and IMF, perhaps some financing can be achieved more imaginatively

19th February, 2011

The key challenge facing Ireland is to regain our economic sovereignty as soon as possible. In practice, this means successfully exiting our current dependence on the EU/IMF external facility by making a credible return to the debt markets.

Recent months have seen much heat - and hopefully a little light - shed on the bigger question of how our deficit and banking challenges might be tackled over the next few years.

However, I want...

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