Archive for January, 2015
Today is D-Day for Greece. And it could be an awkward one for Enda too.Greece’s left-wing Syriza party is poised for power. Its principal promise is to put Greek debt back on the table.
The pending sale of the Government’s AIB shares is being spun as a triumph. Last Monday, Finance Minister Michael Noonan took space in an Irish Times article to announce yet another government “success”.
Willie Walsh never really left Ireland. Indeed, as a people we are proud that the current global predator hovering over Aer Lingus was once a local business hero.
Last Sunday morning the Gods smiled on the small village of Ballyhea, Co Cork.
After Mass, the residents gathered in the winter sun to protest – for the 200th time – against Ireland’s crippling bank debt. After a short, silent march – with banners galore – the crowd assembled at a hotel in nearby Charleville.