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Irish Economic Crisis

Ireland Remains at Heart of Eurozone Trouble

Sean Kay | Posted 12.01.2011 | World
Sean Kay

Ireland does have to do more cuts, it does have to reform its public sector pay scale, and it is going to have to do so in a way that will continue to drive the domestic economy into a deepening downward spiral if it wishes to sustain European support, which it now cannot survive economically without.

How Ireland Can Lead the Way for the Global Economy

Sean Kay | Posted 09.26.2011 | World
Sean Kay

As the rest of the world looks with shock at what went wrong in Ireland and as Irish anger grows, it is time to refocus discussion on what Ireland can do for itself.

Ireland Must Take a Flamethrower to the Bondholders

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

Here's a top investment tip for the next Irish government: buy matches and petrol. Burning the bondholders and defaulting on bank debt, if not also sovereign debt, now makes complete sense for Ireland.

Is Ireland on the Brink of Economic Collapse?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

Ireland's sovereign debt crisis is now clearly of catastrophic proportions, and the Irish nation is facing the very real danger of a sustained economic implosion.

Irish Economic Crisis: Will Ireland Leave Europe and Join the United States?

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

Nobody knows what is coming next, but one thing is clear: Ireland is rudderless and adrift in mid-Atlantic. We are looking for a bailout. And it appears that we are drifting towards Washington.

Ireland's Economy in Free Fall Collapse

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Once known as the "Celtic Tiger" for its sustained record of double-digit economic growth, Ireland is now in the midst of a financial tsunami.