Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

23 April 2009 Edition

Challenging the cosy consensus on Lisbon

23 April 2009

IN his recent emergency budget speech 26 County Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan attempted to deflect his own government's responsibility for the current recession by blaming the people's rejection of the Lisbon Treaty last June for the collapse in the state's public finances and soaring unemployment rates. Free article

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