“Brian Cowen is a lucky leader..”

The BBC NI Politics Show unveiled a new feature today, a monthly report from their Dublin correspondent Shane Harrison. In the first instalment he outlines the likely impact of the credit crunch on a Republic of Ireland economy in recession and argues that, despite all the problems, compared to Gordon Brown, Taoiseach Brian Cowen is a “lucky leader” – it probably helps that TDs have other priorities..

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