Tagged with: nationalisation


What shall we do with our new banks?

Slí Eile 02/10/2010

Slí Eile: as the sweet tones of the 'People's flag is deepest red it shrouded oft our martyred dead' signalled the end of that very nice protest on Kildare St last Wednesday it became obvious that the authorities were so impressed that at long last they decided by 6.30am the following morning to take majority public control of Allied Irish Banks. …



Triple Lock - a lifetime of debt

Slí Eile 24/02/2010

Slí Eile: Writing in today's Irish Independent, economist David McWilliams in his typically lucid way calls a spade a spade (It's time to shout stop …

We’re broke (O no we’re not)

Slí Eile 15/09/2009

Slí Eile: This is September 2009. We’re economically broke. Well not quite…The recent Commission on Taxation Report has drawn attention to the …

Beyond NAMA – seeing a bigger picture

Slí Eile 13/09/2009

Sli Eile: Two television documentaries shown, recently: one called ‘Freefall’ a dramatic story of the current economic climate as it unfolded for …

NAMA: If you want to play 'Solve the Irish Banking Crisis', there are several games in town

Terry McDonough 01/09/2009

Terry McDonough: It has been repeatedly asserted over the last few days that NAMA is the only game in town. Below is a list and description of the …

NAMA: And then there are the unknown unknowns

Slí Eile 31/07/2009

Slí Eile: In the immortal words of Donald Rumsfeld: "There are the known knowns and the unknown knowns. And then there are the known unknowns. And …

NAMA or nationalisation unlikely to achieve objectives

Jim Stewart 22/05/2009

Jim Stewart: Banks are a vital part of any modern economy. They perform a number of key functions (1) a repository and access to liquid assets; (2) …

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