Ireland no longer a ‘Celtic tiger’


This music video from Ireland says about itself:

21 August 2011

Song about the economic recession in Ireland

Tags: Recession Ireland economy Henry Arklow Bank EMU IMF NAMA Satire crisis Europe

NEVER MADE A STAND

Looking through the eyes of a child. At this world we’ve made.
Hopes and dreams alive and their future’s in their minds.

Little do they understand what is going on to today
Robbers come without a gun, we let them walk away.

Oh what we done to this land
Oh history will show, rinsing taxes, wages falling
we never made a stand.
Fat cats leaving, bankers laughing as they take your home.

EMU and IMF, NAMA
Welcome to the ghetto kids walk right this way.
The con they used to enslave a race will make our kids’ kids pay
Will force our children from this land why should they stay.

Oh what we done to this land
Oh history will show rinsing taxes, wages falling
we never made a stand
Fat cats leaving, bankers laughing as they take your home.

Never made a stand.
Never made a stand.
Never made a stand.

By Jordan Shilton:

Economic troubles mark the end of Ireland’s “Celtic Tiger

14 July 2008

For nearly two decades, Ireland has been hailed as an example to the rest of the world for what can be achieved by a small country in terms of economic growth. The prosperity enjoyed by the “Celtic Tiger,” it was claimed, benefited the Irish population as a whole. It was cited by the Scottish National Party to bolster its call for independence from Britain.

All such claims have now been shattered. Over recent months, an economic crisis has developed in Ireland, triggered by the deepening global credit crisis. Commentators now accept that Ireland faces the immediate prospect of recession in the coming months, with figures demonstrating that the economy has already contracted by 1.5 percent in the first quarter of 2008.

Irish government neglect flood victims and infrastructure: here.

Cartoon about economic crisis in the USA: here.

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