Ireland will beat recession - Cowen
Ireland will beat the global recession and is already making “real progress”, Taoiseach Brian Cowen said tonight.
“I understand that and I want to explain to you tonight that we are making real progress, and that we have a way out that is working,” Mr Cowen said.He said nobody saw the “size and depth” of the economic crisis in including the main opposition parties in the Dáil.
“Their hindsight may be clear now, but they were not so sharp eyed when the crisis was only around the corner,” the Taoiseach added.
Has he not been following the sentiment from the USA? Is he smoking dope?“And it’s not just me or my Fianna Fáil colleagues who are saying that. The ESRI and other commentators are now predicting that the decisions taken by the Government, allied with the flexibility of our economy and our people in reacting to the crisis, means that we are positioned to return to growth, even rapid growth, as the world economy turns, as early as next year.”
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