Well now that they own the country, they can up the corpo tax rates and transform us back into the Little people, if they want. Time to take up the diddley-eye dancin' and skip down to Killarney for the summer to entertain our guests and earn a crust. :
The analysis has a degree of empathy, so we can be thankful for small mercies.Many foreign banks set up conduits in Ireland to offload the riskiest business from their home accounts. To cut those companies maximum slack, hardly anyone – and certainly not the state – came round to check in on the Dublin Docklands. And all of a sudden, chaste Ireland had something of a brothel about it: a place you go to do the dirty things you wouldn’t dare do at home.