“We all know they are going to be poor for a very long time…”

Without putting too much spin on it, here’s an interesting conversation on the FT site a few days ago when Lenihan (apologia in today’s FT) announced he was asking for money (to save what is left of the Irish banking system) from the Eurozone…  (and for good measure, and some scary numbers, just listen to Brian Lucey on Vincent Browne’s programme on Tuesday night for just how far Ireland has bent over to service bank debt)…

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