Monthly Archives: January 2009

Making Ireland Competitive Again

Making Ireland Competitive Again

The economic crisis of 2008 is now drifting towards becoming a national calamity of unprecedented proportions with the prospect of bringing Ireland to its knees again. Unless a survival plan is produced during the coming weeks lack of confidence in government could reach a point where the country slides into the kind of irretrievable economic crises that has waylaid Argentina.

 

The tsunami-like economic events and the international deterioration of Ireland’s standing and reputation is driven by two separate issues: one economic, the other political. 

 

The economic dilemma is stark.  The cost of running the Continue reading...