The Dust Begins to Settle as the World Map is Redrawn

The early dust is settling on yesterday’s shock win for Trump, as evident by the predicted calming of markets. This short blog adds to ours of yesterday morning, as cool-headed

Trump Clean Sweep catches Ireland in double whammy Brexit & Trumpit

Trump leading a divided Republican Party has taken the US Presidency and with it a Republican Party that now controls both houses, Congress and Senate.  It is time for calm

Does ‘Restoration Economics’ make sense?

It’s a zero sum game chasing up a rising property market with demands for higher pay, where the most powerful and well organised squeeze the least powerful and disorganised in

Eddie Hobbs: Ireland has lopsided, unequal, and socially unjust remuneration model

The only unknown is how much the largesse will be, but the least well-off in the most insecure jobs have always funded the higher pay and job security of those

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The annual budget is an outsized largely, economically irrelevant, political theatre that has little meaning in people’s lives, eg a USC cut that adds a few hundred Euro doesn’t improve

Why Budget 2017 will not improve bottom lines

The annual budget is an outsized largely, economically irrelevant, political theatre that has little meaning in people’s lives, e.g. a USC cut that adds a few hundred Euro doesn’t improve