Tuesday March 31, 2020

The virtue of prudence amid abundance

29th November, 2015

We are about to enter times of abundance. Even the Fiscal Advisory Council, the government’s spending watchdog, conceded that point this last week.

Not a moment too soon. Ireland has been through a hard-fought recovery and everyone has suffered a degree of pain, some much more than others.

That recovery has been accelerated a good deal in the last 18 months by a confluence of external and internal factors. Foreign currency rates are...

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