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Reply to Dr Gavin Barrett’s article on the Fiscal Treaty referendum in last Friday’s Irish Times


By Anthony Coughlan, Director, The National Platform EU Research and Information Centre “The Member States whose currency is the euro may establish a stability mechanism to be activated if indispensable to safeguard the stability of the euro area as a … Continue reading

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Irish Times/Ipsos/MRBI opinion poll: “Sinn Féin now second most popular party” in Republic


Irish Times – SF now second most popular party: Sinn Féin is now the second most popular party in the Republic, according to the latest Irish Times/ Ipsos MRBI poll. The survey reveals a substantial increase in support for the … Continue reading

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[update] Vincent Browne TV3 Presidential Debate online poll vote results; & Irish Times latest opinion poll


ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? It’s as Easy as… Check if you’re registered (online) Apply to be put on it (fill the form and post it in) OR Fill this in if you were on it but have moved (form) … Continue reading

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Irish Economic Pravda latest: Fire in downtown Moscow makes way for glorious new tractor factory!


Ok. How do we square this: Irish Times / Vines & Watson – Markets are making the wrong call on Ireland’s debt; Constantin Gurdiev – 23/08/2011: Trade Figures for June – an awesome performance by the sector; With this… … … Continue reading

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Job Guarantees, Debt Crises, and a Modest Proposal


Via the Irish Economy blog; the Irish Times reports State should default on debt and leave euro, economist tells left-wing forum: “[Professor Terrence McDonough] said the country should default on its debt, leave the euro, build a single public bank, … Continue reading

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Morgan Kelly: “Ireland’s future depends on breaking free from bailout”


Via Politics.ie, Morgan Kelly writes in the Irish Times – Ireland’s future depends on breaking free from bailout: Ireland is facing economic ruin. While most people would trace our ruin to to the bank guarantee of September 2008, the real … Continue reading

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Irish Times – Stiglitz, Cragg: “ECB-IMF deal is a noose that will strangle economic recovery”


From Michael Cragg and Joseph Stiglitz @ the Irish Times – ECB-IMF deal is a noose that will strangle economic recovery: In effect, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Central Bank (ECB) are asking ordinary Irish workers and citizens … Continue reading

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Irish Times / National Platform response to Garret Fitzgerald: Dominating Role of Larger EU States


The Irish Times – Friday, March 4, 2011 (letters) Madam, – Dr Garret FitzGerald (Opinion, February 12th) shows concern that moving away from the so-called “community method” of making EU laws towards a more “inter-governmental” approach may open the way … Continue reading

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“Damn, it Feels Good to be a Banksta”: Irish banks use guarantee for ECB-backed pyramid scheme


From ZeroHedge – Paddy Meet Ponzi; Irish Banks Lend Billions To Each Other For Use As ECB Collateral: When about six months ago we noted that the European ponzi is in full force, courtesy of banks using any toxic assets … Continue reading

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Real Irish Times Polls


http://realirishtimespolls.wordpress.com/ Let my people go, cried Moses. But on whose authority? Did he survey his people using rigorous scientific methodology, or did he just do a straw poll among his mates? The answer to these questions, and others, is what … Continue reading

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Hugh Green: Fiscal Interventionism Explained


Hugh Green reads The Irish Times’ establishment excuses so you don’t have to, at The Punishment of Sloth blog – Interfering With ‘Interference’: There is an article by Donal Donovan in the Irish Times today… It runs to over a … Continue reading

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Irish Times: The DeValera Option


From Sarah Carey at the Irish Times – None of this is cast in stone, and the law can prove it: There’s no point arguing about the loans from the EU or the IMF if we still get stung on … Continue reading

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