17 February, 2009

Ireland: FAIL?

I have been meaning to write a bit about Ireland's current economic travails, for the benefit of my foreign readers, but I am finding the subject a bit too depressing. So instead, here are two cheering links:

Irish government faces growing fears of debt default (Guardian, yesterday)

Bank guarantee likely to deal a crippling blow to the economy (Irish Times, today)


Andrew Sherman said...

Yikes. I guess this is why the IMF is bulking up.

Anonymous said...

With a nod to "We're livin' in the last days now", the Guardian page when I looked had a link to a sequence of photos of a heron eating a duck.



ian said...

I once saw a mummy and daddy coot chasing a grey heron away from their young.

In fail news, I am somewhat reissured to read that the British are suddenly starting to worry about the blank cheques their government has written for their banks. We are all in this together.

جبهة التهييس الشعبية said...

Please sign and distribute: Israel is an outlawed entity


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