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As we keep on saying, the blanket guarantee was about giving Anglo Irish Bank access to the short-term money markets - and now we have documents from HM Treasury pretty much confirming it.
Despite this, I know I’m going to have someone telling me it was the Germans wot done us…. anyways, from the […]

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Explaining the Double-Irish with a map, some coins and Al Jazeera..

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Troll Economics

Someone on politics.ie has referred to me as a brain damaged lunatic. Should I sue? The comment was referring to Michael Taft’s article on Ireland’s bank debt which they thought was “bonkers”:
“first of all I couldn’t find any of them explicitly mentioned in the Eurostats report. And by the way we know that 41bn Euro […]

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IT’S COMING…


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Interesting slide here from irishfunds.ie. It’s taken from a presentation called Ireland: Centre of Excellence for International Financial Services.

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It’s full of lots of “fun facts”
There are 388 fund promoters from over 50 countries with Irish domiciled
funds
During 2010, 701 new fund and sub-funds launched in Ireland »
New figures (HFR) show that the […]

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Peter Bofinger is someone I’ve been reading and reading about in the last couple of days as the trouble at mill continues with Ireland’s bank debt, Germany’s stance on legacy assets and Kenny’s rewriting of history to suggest that the Irish government didn’t unilaterally provide a blanket bank guarantee before the EU could scramble together an EU wide solution […]

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Just to announce an exciting new Dublin Opinion competition open to everyone who thinks they can provide an answer. A smashing Argos cutlery set (see picture of the sparkling lovelies above) will go to the first person who can come up with an alternative to the concept of lobbying to explain how power and political […]

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