Justin Moran writes:
Saw these stats’s in [Unite trade union economist) Michael Taft’s latest blog, and thought it might be worth sharing. Not to be read unless you’re prepared to spend the rest of the day deeply depressed.
Ireland makes up 0.9 percent of the EU population
The Irish economy makes up 1.2 percent of EU GDP
Ok, we’re small. So how much of the entire European banking debt have we paid?
The Irish people have paid 42 percent of the total cost of the European banking crisis.