‘Uninterrupted economic growth cannot last forever’ - Tánaiste

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  • May 25, 2023
Tánaiste Micheál Martin says that there had been a “significant enhancement” of workers’ rights under the Government’s lifetime. Picture: Getty

Tánaiste Micheál Martin has said uninterrupted economic growth could not be expected to last forever.

He was agreeing with an assertion from Labour leader Ivana Bacik, who had raised concerns over the quality and security of employment across different sectors.

During Leaders’ Questions, Bacik said: “We know we are in a period of very welcome economic growth in Ireland today but that growth will not last forever.

“There’s a real concern about the sustainability of ...