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“Everyone qualified to explain what happened complicit in pushing this… would give the rope to hang commentariat”


From Phillip Pilkington, writing at NakedCapitalism: “almost every single person in Ireland today qualified to explain what happened was complicit in pushing this economic ideology. And so to explain to the Irish people what actually happened would be to give … Continue reading

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UPDATE: “Deutschebank Uber Alles: Germany Imposes VAT Tithe On Ireland” (ExiledOnline.com)


Via ExiledOnline.com: Reuters – Exclusive; Ireland to raise VAT in December budget: Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said he will not reveal the exact measures until he presents the budget on December 6.However, according to a document presented to the … Continue reading

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The hard-won Irish “package” (People’s Movement)


The revised terms of the Irish package will see the interest rate on loans cut by two percentage points, from 6 per cent to just less than 4 per cent. The package will provide potential annual savings of between €600 … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Demonstration outside the Dáil on Monday, “Europe Day”, 9 May, from 12.30 to 2:00, against the farce within


JOIN THE DEMONSTRATION  AGAINST THE  “EU RE-DEDICATION RITES” OUTSIDE THE DÁIL,  MONDAY  9 MAY, FROM 12.30 TO 2:00PM Ireland’s Euro-fanatics and ultra-Europhiles are getting panicky. As the European Central Bank turns us all into indentured debt peons for a generation … Continue reading

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The Assassination of Osama Bin Laden: What the hell just happened?


We are heartened to see that our local intellectual giant and Fearless Leader of Law and Order, Enda Kenny, does not think Joe Higgins is a supporter of Osama Bin Laden because he dared to question the triumphalist narrative being … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: The Green Jersey


I wish Lucinda Creighton well in her new role of Minister of State for European Affairs. I add, however, that she had better shed her more federalist baggage and attitudes. She is wearing the Green Jersey now and this Government … Continue reading

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Does Kenny Have the Cojones? (3) “No”


He does not. From NewsWhip.ie – Do Enda’s Helsinki comments mean FG will roll back on bond pledge? Speaking at a meeting of Fine Gael’s European partner parties, the European People’s Party (EPP), Kenny said “there were strong comments that … Continue reading

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Financial Times (Martin Wolf): “Ireland’s fiscal calamity not cause of crisis but consequence”


Via Mish – Martin Wolf, Financial Times – Ireland needs help with its debt: … two partial escapes exist. The more trivial would be a reduction in the rate of interest on Ireland’s borrowing: a 1 per cent reduction in … Continue reading

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New York Times (editorial): “Ireland must renegotiate debt”


Via Irish Central – New York Times Editorial – Ireland, Under New Management: Ireland’s “Celtic Tiger” boom of the late 1990s was no mirage. Today’s problems began after Ireland started using the euro in 2002 and low interest rates and … Continue reading

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Does Kenny have the Cojones? (2)


From Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Global Economic Analysis blog – Massive Rout in Irish Elections; Collision Course with the EU; Default the Best Option for Ireland: Arrogance and Gall of the EU Ireland, not the EU is in charge here. … Continue reading

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Does Kenny have the Cojones?


From Bruno Waterfield at the Telegraph – German-Irish brinkmanship raises EMU stakes: Ireland is paying 5.9pc on the EU chunk of its loans, far above the EU funding cost of 2.6pc. Jens Larsen, Europe strategist at RBC and a former … Continue reading

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“Irish voters are not a party in this process”


From Evans Pritchard at the Telegraph – Ireland’s new government on a collision course with EU: The cost of the EU-IMF bailout in extra taxes for an average Irish family has been estimated at over £3,900 a year. Other deeply … Continue reading

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Financial Times: Enda Kenny’s “Useless Compromise… Crucifying the Irish for the sins of their banks”


Via Politics.ie – Financial Times Editorial – Ireland’s winter of discontent: Enda Kenny, Fine Gael’s leader and presumptive taoiseach, claims he will renegotiate the deal. The likely outcome is a face-saving but useless compromise: in return for a lower interest … Continue reading

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Where’s Kenny?


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Leo Varadkar versus the World (8): New York Times – “Revisit, Renegotiate bailout”


Via Irish Central (New York Times calls for Ireland to renegotiate debt Hard-hitting editorial attacks German position) some economic illiterates wrote this New York Times editorial – Now Ireland: Fianna Fail pledged more than the government could afford to rescue … Continue reading

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Video: Apres Match – Vincent Browne versus Enda Kenny & Leo Varadkar


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