Archive for March, 2009

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March 25th, 2009

Even the Register is getting digs in over Picturegate

Dell’s withdrawal from Limerick is just the most visible effect of the global slowdown on the crumpling Irish economy. The country’s economic boom has ground to a halt as its status as a high skill, low wage economy has been eclipsed by newer EU members further east, and as its accompanying construction boom collapses.

In the meantime, the Irish government has chosen to grapple with the economic apocalypse facing the Republic by demanding an apology from the state broadcaster over its reporting of a spate of hoax nude paintings of Taioseach Brian Cowen which have appeared in galleries in Dublin.