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Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe — we should really be teed off about our costly courts

Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe — we should really be teed off about our costly courts

The judiciary is in the news as the system still wrestles with the challenge of how to deal with Séamus Woulfe’s participation at the Oireachtas Golf Society d [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe...→

Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe — we should really be teed off about our costly courts

Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe — we should really be teed off about our costly courts

The judiciary is in the news as the system still wrestles with the challenge of how to deal with Séamus Woulfe’s participation at the Oireachtas Golf Society d [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Forget Golfgate and Woulfe...→

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

News that a highly effective vaccine may be on the way provided a badly needed fillip for businesses that depend on tourism to make money. Carnival, the cruise [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading...→

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

The biblical story of the Tower of Babel is meant to explain how humans across the world speak different languages. In the generations following the Great Floo [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out nation...→

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...] Read full article: Séamus Woulfe hits out at government ove...→

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

On a seasonally adjusted basis, initial Central Statistics Office estimates indicate that Irish GDP decreased 6.1% in volume terms for the second quarter of 20 [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money wi...→

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, Irish health costs were already at the upper end of the scale. When the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry...→

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

The effect of the coronavirus pandemic on our national finances will be staggering. The Department of Finance expects tax revenues to fall by nearly €10bn to € [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and ca...→

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...] Read full article: Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach...→

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Each year, the London investment bank Liberum compiles a Seven Sinners report which identifies seven members of the FTSE 100 index whose annual financial state [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has b...→

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Seamus Woulfe, the Supreme Court judge, told an investigator that he was “unaware” there was a second group of diners sharing a function room at the “Golfgate” [...] Read full article: Woulfe did not break any laws during Gol...→

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Yesterday the interprovincial rivalry in rugby resumed with the big Leinster vs Munster match in the Aviva. It will be followed today in the same stadium by Ul [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends fa...→

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

The common government economic reaction across the western world to the global financial crisis a decade ago came in three steps. First, it was to engage in th [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on ...→

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Over long periods of time, humans are experts at adapting to circumstances and optimising their living arrangements. Consider modern food supply. In the face o [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over ...→

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

With the 2021 budget due to be announced on Tuesday, next year’s economic contours are slowly becoming clear. On Covid-19, there is a growing consensus that an [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has be...→

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

The recession unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic has unusual characteristics. Perhaps the most important is the recession’s sectoral impact: manufacturing h [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal lev...→

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

According to a new risk assessment by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Ireland and other European countries experiencing a resurgence in [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression co...→

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

The longer the pandemic lasts, the gloomier the economic outlook. Philip Lane, chief economist at the European Central Bank (ECB), has warned it will probably [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by ...→

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

News that a highly effective vaccine may be on the way provided a badly needed fillip for businesses that depend on tourism to make money. Carnival, the cruise [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading...→

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Over long periods of time, humans are experts at adapting to circumstances and optimising their living arrangements. Consider modern food supply. In the face o [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over ...→

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Each year, the London investment bank Liberum compiles a Seven Sinners report which identifies seven members of the FTSE 100 index whose annual financial state [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has b...→

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...] Read full article: Séamus Woulfe hits out at government ove...→

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

The recession unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic has unusual characteristics. Perhaps the most important is the recession’s sectoral impact: manufacturing h [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal lev...→

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Yesterday the interprovincial rivalry in rugby resumed with the big Leinster vs Munster match in the Aviva. It will be followed today in the same stadium by Ul [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends fa...→

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, Irish health costs were already at the upper end of the scale. When the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry...→

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

The longer the pandemic lasts, the gloomier the economic outlook. Philip Lane, chief economist at the European Central Bank (ECB), has warned it will probably [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by ...→

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...] Read full article: Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach...→

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

The biblical story of the Tower of Babel is meant to explain how humans across the world speak different languages. In the generations following the Great Floo [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out nation...→

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

With the 2021 budget due to be announced on Tuesday, next year’s economic contours are slowly becoming clear. On Covid-19, there is a growing consensus that an [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has be...→

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Seamus Woulfe, the Supreme Court judge, told an investigator that he was “unaware” there was a second group of diners sharing a function room at the “Golfgate” [...] Read full article: Woulfe did not break any laws during Gol...→

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

On a seasonally adjusted basis, initial Central Statistics Office estimates indicate that Irish GDP decreased 6.1% in volume terms for the second quarter of 20 [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money wi...→

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

According to a new risk assessment by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Ireland and other European countries experiencing a resurgence in [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression co...→

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

The common government economic reaction across the western world to the global financial crisis a decade ago came in three steps. First, it was to engage in th [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on ...→

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

The effect of the coronavirus pandemic on our national finances will be staggering. The Department of Finance expects tax revenues to fall by nearly €10bn to € [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and ca...→

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading — Ireland needs a shot in the arm more than most

News that a highly effective vaccine may be on the way provided a badly needed fillip for businesses that depend on tourism to make money. Carnival, the cruise [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: GDP figures are misleading...→

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...] Read full article: Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach...→

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over we should not revert to type — Ireland’s future is cashless

Over long periods of time, humans are experts at adapting to circumstances and optimising their living arrangements. Consider modern food supply. In the face o [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: When the pandemic is over ...→

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out national credit card for a lockdown that goes against science

The biblical story of the Tower of Babel is meant to explain how humans across the world speak different languages. In the generations following the Great Floo [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State can’t max out nation...→

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has become the rule for our posturing politicians

Each year, the London investment bank Liberum compiles a Seven Sinners report which identifies seven members of the FTSE 100 index whose annual financial state [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Exceptional spending has b...→

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has been tamed, now promises on tax are in the firing line

With the 2021 budget due to be announced on Tuesday, next year’s economic contours are slowly becoming clear. On Covid-19, there is a growing consensus that an [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Trigger-happy Nphet has be...→

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...] Read full article: Séamus Woulfe hits out at government ove...→

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Woulfe did not break any laws during Golfgate, says former chief justice

Seamus Woulfe, the Supreme Court judge, told an investigator that he was “unaware” there was a second group of diners sharing a function room at the “Golfgate” [...] Read full article: Woulfe did not break any laws during Gol...→

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal levers so our service industries can get back on track

The recession unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic has unusual characteristics. Perhaps the most important is the recession’s sectoral impact: manufacturing h [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: State must pull fiscal lev...→

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money will leave the economy bloated and in poor health

On a seasonally adjusted basis, initial Central Statistics Office estimates indicate that Irish GDP decreased 6.1% in volume terms for the second quarter of 20 [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Sugar high of new money wi...→

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends far beyond the rugby pitch for Leinster and Munster

Yesterday the interprovincial rivalry in rugby resumed with the big Leinster vs Munster match in the Aviva. It will be followed today in the same stadium by Ul [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Age-old rivalry extends fa...→

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression comes at too high a price — time to follow the Swedes

According to a new risk assessment by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Ireland and other European countries experiencing a resurgence in [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Total virus suppression co...→

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry Ford model to drive down the cost of healthcare

Even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, Irish health costs were already at the upper end of the scale. When the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: We should follow the Henry...→

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on such a long leash, there’s no barking for change

The common government economic reaction across the western world to the global financial crisis a decade ago came in three steps. First, it was to engage in th [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: With fiscal discipline on ...→

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by the coronavirus, it won’t be for a lack of spending

The longer the pandemic lasts, the gloomier the economic outlook. Philip Lane, chief economist at the European Central Bank (ECB), has warned it will probably [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: If Ireland is laid low by ...→

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and careful planning cast aside in this Covid-19 game show

The effect of the coronavirus pandemic on our national finances will be staggering. The Department of Finance expects tax revenues to fall by nearly €10bn to € [...] Read full article: Cormac Lucey: Inconvenient truths and ca...→