Category Archives: irish economy

Frank Fahey TD should invest in a bank.

Frank Fahey TD has so many houses he should think about investing in a bank. When thinking back to the register of TD’s interests from last year, I can’t help remembering all the property Frank Fahey had and the global … Continue reading

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Maintaining demand in the ecomony

A representative of the CPSU was on the 6.1 News two weeks ago saying that we should have no pay cuts in the public service because above all we must “maintain demand in the economy!”. Not a bad idea but … Continue reading

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Job Losses, Pay cuts, or reduction in services

We need to reduce the amount of money that is spent by the state. If the choice in reducing public spending is to be either one of job cuts, a reduction in services or pay cuts across the board then … Continue reading

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Irish national debt in the 1980s – the figures and the facts

I keep having to do this so much on various sites that I’ve decided to have it on my blog to make it easier for me to find and reference. The figures I’ve used below come from the NationalTreasuryManagementAgency and … Continue reading

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