"20 years ago today ......."

Not quite Sgt. Pepper telling anyone to play, but the Ecomomist pointed out just what a basket case the Irish economy was.

independent.ie/national-news … 69243.html

One of the key propblems higlighted was heavy government borrowing to pay for an inefficient, over staffed public service.

Gald we’ve sorted that public sector then … oh, hang on … :confused:

Blue Horseshoe


On a more serious note though, I remember '88 well. I was only 8 years old, but the millenium 50p pieces and branded milk bottles were great!

I had no idea how bad things were. Ah, the innocence of youth.

And I seem to remember there was another individual with less than transparent tax affairs in power at that time too…