TAOISEACH-apparent Enda Kenny is facing the mammoth task of agreeing a new economic deal for the country with his future government partners, and then negotiating it with his soon-to-be fellow prime ministers in the EU, all within three weeks.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen has again been warned that the Irish livestock sector will be devastated if the European Union goes ahead with a bilateral deal on agriculture with the Mercusor trading group of Latin American countries, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Sat, 08 May, 2010
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen insisted that the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) was not being set up to bail out the banks or the developers. Irrespective of the real aim, it would seem that the proposals have come to the rescue of the banks.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2009
IF it had been a cinema, the lights would have dimmed, the low notes of a double-bass would have dominated a foreboding soundtrack and the whispers of an uneasy cast would have been broken only by a blood-curdling scream.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2008