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Archive for June, 2014

We’re in dangerous territory as Dail’s most powerful cabal keeps its secrets

The most powerful Dail committee always sits in secret. Decisions are handed down to the Dail, where necessary, but otherwise no whisper of its activities is meant to reach the outside world.

Austerity Junkies are Playing out a Big €2b Charade

THE heavies are hovering. Our bailout friends are showing signs of panic. The IMF, the European Commission and our own Fiscal Advisory Council (FAC) are queuing up to warn us: triumphalism is premature.

Remedial action from the PAC is looming

Rumours were rumbling around Leinster House late on Friday: the old board of the CRC is about to give the two fingers to the Dail’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The departed directors know that they will be invited before the PAC this week.
Let us presume that the former governors/directors are not following the road of Rehab’s Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery. If they refuse to appear, another confrontation is looming.

Wilbur’s back for more after cleaning up at BOI

AND we thought we had seen the last of Wilbur. No such luck. Wilbur Ross has twice taken us for a ride recently. Indeed, he has become very partial to us. Imagine the yarns he spins to his rich pals back in South Carolina about Ireland – the land of suckers and easy pickings.

Labour Huffing & Puffing Changes Nothing

Stockbrokers are watching the Labour Party duel with a wry smile. They understand. Pretenders to thrones need to gild the lily. Coded messages about more spending are par for the political course. Once the Labour leadership ballot closes on July 4, the rhetoric may remain the same but little will have changed.

Joan is a bit of a loudmouth, but she has never resigned from anything. Alex is a loser, a pussycat in the middle of a muddle. It will be back to business as usual on July 5.