Decisions that Shaped the Irish Economy with Conor McCabe (Sins of the Father)


“When you look at how the Irish Economy Actually works, the Governments response to the Banking Crisis, despite its inherent insanity, starts to make sense”

Delighted to be joined by Conor McCabe discussing his excellent book Sins of the Father – Tracing the decisions that shaped the Irish Economy. Topics discussed include:

Housing and Property
Type of economy which operates in Ireland
Foreign Direct Investment
Exporting raw materials for development overseas
Pegging the Punt to the Pound
The Six Shareholder Banks
How the Book came to be written
Economic / Social class in Ireland

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