Given his Irish name and ancestry, you might expect that Liam Halligan has a view on the events in Ireland over the last week or two. Well, if you did expect this, then you would be right to do so:
The European bigwigs are forcing a bail-out on Ireland not because the Irish state is bankrupt but because, as Ireland faces up to the extent of its banking sector losses, other nations aren’t yet willing to do the same. The Irish are discovering, once again, how it feels when a spirited and determined people are denied their own sovereignty.
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