Republic still benefits from EU…

It seems that, up until enlargement at least, the Republic and Portugal have been recipients of the largest amounts of subsidy from the EU – with the Netherlands providing the biggest per capita input to European coffers.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty