Why the Government of One of World's Best Economies May Lose Out

  • Polls indicate that coalition may lose its majority on Feb. 26
  • Ireland risks bout of Portugese-style political instability

While Prime Minister Enda Kenny presides over one of the globe’s best-performing economies, many voters feel the government deserves little credit or that the fruits of the recovery aren’t being shared equally.

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At a glitzy event at Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse to promote the Irish coalition’s jobs plan, Lorraine O’Connor stood alongside Prime Minister Enda Kenny and was presented as a living example of the government’s success in reducing unemployment.

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