Archive for May 2009

Bad sums

May 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Ireland

Good teachers are going to lose their jobs this summer as a result of Government spending cuts; class sizes are going to increase and grants for necessary work are going to disappear.  The teachers’ problem is that they did not pursue the path of reckless greed and irresponsible borrowing; had they done so, the Government would have found money to assist them.

A country that is closing wards in children’s hospitals, a country that can’t afford a proper out of hours service to protect children at risk, a country that …