Monday September 21, 2020

We're backing three horses

The Irish economy is hugely dependent on the British, European and American economies all moving in the same direction, writes David McWilliams.

6th July, 2013
The global economy is now poised to head off in very different directions.

Did you ever see a jockey riding two stray horses at the end of a race? I've always been amazed at the ease with which an experienced jockey can get the two animals trotting along at the same time. However, woe betide the poor jockey's nether regions if the two horses decide to head off in separate directions. Now imagine a jockey trying to straddle three horses?

The Irish economy is a bit like a...

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