Ireland: Becoming a visible banana republic

A temporary hoarding will remain around the famous Browne Doorway on Galway’s Eyre Square because the city council can’t afford a measly €40,000 to repair the early 17th century relic (Irish Times).

Meanwhile the judiciary and government are at each other’s throats over pay cuts and other disagreements.

Just two examples of how Ireland is rapidly becoming a visible banana republic.

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  1. C. Flower’s avatar

    Independence of the judiciary needs to be defended and is under attack from a party whose historic boots are jack.