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We should aim to get the worst of it over quickly

Economists Patrick Honohan and Philip Lane argue that a new budget is needed for Ireland now.

28th February, 2009

Economists Patrick Honohan and Philip Lane argue that a new budget is needed for Ireland now.

The widening gap between the interest rate on Irish national debt and that of Germany - the EU benchmark - in the past five months reflects international concerns that the stability of our public finances is open to question.

The government’s stated strategy (as laid out in its submission to the European Commission in the middle of January) has...

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