Spending, but failing

Spending, but failing

In academics and politics, the new year is the doldrums - empty campuses, hollow corridors of power, quiet newsrooms.

In academics and politics, the new year is the doldrums - empty campuses, hollow corridors of power, quiet newsrooms. The peace and tranquillity underline the sense of political uncertainty that makes January economics an art of prediction. This explains why the recent forecasts by the ESRI and Fás outlining a glorious future for our economy this year must be taken with a grain of salt.

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