EU 'Troika' rule in Ireland worse than British Empire

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EU 'Troika' rule in Ireland worse than British Empire

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EU 'Troika' rule in Ireland worse than British Empire

Ireland's trade union chief has accused the EU-IMF troika in charge of Irish austerity policies of tipping the economy into downward spiral and acting as an imperial oppressor.

"The Troika has done more damage to Ireland than Britain ever did in 800 years," said David Begg, head of the Irish Confederation of Trade Unions.

Mr Begg said the image of Ireland as the poster-child of EU recovery was a myth culitivated by EU creditors whose only interest is to recoup their money.

"At least the IMF officials are willing to admit they have been wrong but the EU officials are total ideologues."

"It is like being in an awful World War One conflict where the generals have expended a million lives to gain one yard of ground, yet nothing will change their mind in face of all the evidence."

The trade unions say internal consumption has collapsed by 26pc, and investment has fallen to the lowest level in recorded Irish history. Under-employment has reached 23pc despite emigration to Canada, Australia, the US and Britain. "The austerity has to stop. People feel they are drowning," he said.

You had your referendum and blew your chance lets hope if we get a referendum we wont go down the same road as the Irish.
If you try to cure evil with evil-you will add more pain to your fate.
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Percy.
I meet up with two brothers from Eire every year in Wales for a week.They are in their late twenties and tell me from the two school classes of 40 each they studied in they are the only two of the children left living in Ireland every one else has emigrated.They are only there as their father has an engineering business and they work for him.
There is a whole generation of people in Ireland that have left.Its whole areas where there are only old people and a few kids left with their grand parents and whole housing estates empty or falling down.
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”