The resources to build a future for Ireland based on a vibrant economy, decent services, just taxation, good governance and long term sustainability exist and it is now just a question of political choices, arguesof Social Justice Ireland.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
The Government’s competitiveness watchdog yesterday warned the bedrock of the country’s recent economic revival was under threat, on the same day Ireland’s mantle as Europe’s fastest growing economy was further cemented by "spectacular" growth figures.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Even the National Association of Anti-Climaxes would have refused the Spring Statement entry to its ranks for fear of reducing their already disappointing reputation to an all time low in the minds of right thinking people, suggests political correspondent.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015
The positive revision of growth figures from the Central Bank yesterday – up to 4.5% from 2.5% — is another welcome indication that our economy is turning the corner. These figures, unimaginable even a short while ago, must be a cause for some guarded optimism.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Yesterday’s European Commission progress report, the one based on principles aimed at reaching a point where the public finances — and services — are stabilised and sustainable, leaves little enough wriggle room for a Government that would dearly like to be able to sweeten the 2015 budget when it is announced in a few months.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2014
Italian premier Mario Monti announced he is heading a new campaign coalition made of up centrists, business leaders and pro-Vatican forces who back his “ethical” vision of politics, aiming for a second mandate in office if his fledging reform movement wins in parliamentary elections.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012