Thursday October 22, 2020

We need alternatives, but the Irish left is a joke

30th July, 2017
Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan failed to convey the optimism about the economy suggested in the ESRI mid-term review tony O’shea

Four years ago this month, Paul Tansey died suddenly while playing tennis with Shane Ross. Paul had been a brilliant economics commentator first with the Irish Times, then with the Sunday Tribune (where I got to know him in the mid-1980s), and finally again with the Irish Times.

Along with hundreds of others, I queued up in the church in Monkstown in Dublin, waiting to offer my condolences to his widow, Olivia O’Leary, and...

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