Jack Horgan-Jones: 'McHale's advice has been ignored - but IFAC is not afraid to bare its teeth'

Jack Horgan-Jones: 'McHale's advice has been ignored - but IFAC is not afraid to bare its teeth'
Chair of IFAC John McHale, at the ESRI building Pic: RollingNews.ie

Even if the government refuses listen, having this kind of analysis in the public domain is vital

John McHale has had a rough time of it since being appointed chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.

He is, without doubt, one of the country’s brightest economic minds. Which is why it must have been hard for the Harvard-educated NUIG prof to stomach the government studiously ignoring his advice since his elevation to the top job at the state’s financial watchdog.

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