Over the weekend it was revealed that Morgan Kelly is warning of an imminent crisis for small and medium businesses in Ireland saying that efforts by the European Central Bank to clean up Irish banks could force large numbers of small businesses to close He’s been right before so just how likely is this latest prediction to become reality? Keelin was joined by Dr Stephen Kinsella from the University of Limerick and Alan Ahearne Head of Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
After weeks of controversy, Rehab’s Board has revealed, the remuneration package of its chief executive Angela Kerins. Ms Kerins salary is €240,000, with an employer contribution of €14,400 into her defined contribution pension and company car benefits to the tune of some €18,000. Rehab has said it would disclose the ‘total remuneration’ of other top managers in its 2015 accounts which will not be published until 2016. Stephen Kinsella senior lecturer in economics at the University of Limerick says public confidence in charities has collapsed.
The Government has chosen to decline an “overdraft” and we’re leaving the EU/IMF bailout programme without a cushion. We’ve signaled to the world that we are on the road to normality, but it’s not over yet, there are several years of fiscal discipline lie ahead. On the line was Dr. Stephen Kinsella of University of Limerick’s Economics dept, who believed the Government would say no to a precautionary credit line. Sean was also joined by Professor Brian Lucey of Trinity College who says the Government has decided to jump without a parachute – and wonders if there will be a ...
Claire is joined by Alan Murray Security journalist to discuss the ongoing violence in Northern Ireland. Ingrid Miley, Gerard Flynn, Paul Sweeney, Derek Scally Irish Times Correspondent in Berlin and Stephen Kinsella discuss the IMO Conference and Professor John Crown and Committee Chair Jerry Buttimer discuss the Oireachtas Committee on Abortion.