Retaining the Seanad: Ireland’s love of second houses

How times change: the last government tried to convince us all to buy second houses in Bulgaria, this one seems to think we can’t even afford two on Kildare Street.

The defeat of the referendum to abolish the Seanad has left the government with redder faces than the audience at a Miley Cyrus concert. Continue reading “Retaining the Seanad: Ireland’s love of second houses”

The Great Money Trick

Mitt Romney’s now infamous comments about ‘the 47 per cent’, together with the  publication of several new research documents, have raised debate about wealth and inequality in America.

The US Census Bureau recently released statistics detailing poverty rates in America. This came shortly after Forbes released details of the richest 400 people in the United States. Continue reading “The Great Money Trick”

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