We all are awaiting the next step the Government will take after the Unions rejection of the Croke Park 2 agreement. Many fear industrial strife is close. This is totally unnecessary. I will suggest a simple and practical plan that will give the Troika what they want while avoiding industrial strife. This plan is
Reduce our overseas aid bill by 300 million
Freeze public sector wages above 60 thousand for three years.
This plan will work as we give far too much aid away overseas, often to places where it may not be used for the intended purpose and charity should start at home. Giving hundreds of millions away every year to keep the PC liberals happy when we are in an IMF programme is just madness.
Irish aid of