‘Emergency’ legislation & the liquidation of Anglo


All I can say at this hour of the morning is that I hope that poisoned chalice everybody refers to is full of Red Bull. Otherwise, we will have some difficulty getting through the next hour or so. There have been frequent references to how inadvisable it is to have people making critical decisions in … Read more

Don’t kill health service to pay goons


THE decision to rescue the Anglo Irish Bank investors will strangle our health service. Three years ago I wrote in the Sunday Independent that the time to save for a rainy day was when the sun was shining, and the time to protect the health service from recession was when the economy was strong. Our … Read more