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Resentment has grown after one European Commission official described tough conditions attached to the EU-IMF bailout as the “Oliver Cromwell package” a reference to the Lord Protector of England, still hated by many Irish, for his bloody re-conquest of Ireland in 1649.
Once known as the Celtic Tiger for its strong economic growth - helped by low corporate tax rates - a property bubble burst leaving the country's banks with huge liabilities and pushing up the cost of borrowing for them and the government.
Originally posted by andy1033
I wonder what ireland have to put up in return? Is the people or the land the backers in return?
I wonder if there are any underground bases in ireland, and if not, will they be building them now, with plans of running society, lol, like other nations.