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Friday 22 January, 2021

Opinion: Fix the mortgage rate problem in Ireland by considering public ownership of banks
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Opinion: Fix the mortgage rate problem in Ireland by considering public ownership of banks

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 27,615 Views 55 Comments

Cillian Doyle says there are positive international examples of how large banks taken into public ownership can work better for customer, environment and economy.

Monday 3 June, 2019

Opinion: The left is not inspiring any confidence that it can challenge the status quo
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The left is not inspiring any confidence that it can challenge the status quo

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 16,901 Views 85 Comments

The left-wing parties failed to progress the ideas behind Right2Change – so potential voters stayed at home, writes Cillian Doyle.

Monday 19 November, 2018

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC
# Opinion
# Opinion

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,537 Views 9 Comments

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Jan 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 349 Views 64 Comments

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

Sunday 14 June, 2015

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh
# Opinion
# Opinion

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

Jun 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 43 Views 91 Comments

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

Sunday 7 December, 2014

Opinion: The left needs to form a stronger alliance – and soon
# Divided
# Divided

Opinion: The left needs to form a stronger alliance – and soon

Dec 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 55 Views 68 Comments

With rumours rife that the two old civil war parties will go into government following the next general election, the disparate elements of the left must come together.

Thursday 18 September, 2014

Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit

Sep 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 98 Views 56 Comments

Looking at how water charges have been implemented elsewhere allows us to glimpse what their likely effect will be in Ireland… and it’s not pretty.

Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Why are we still in denial about Ireland's housing crisis?
# Crash And Burn
# Crash And Burn

Column: Why are we still in denial about Ireland's housing crisis?

Feb 19th 2014, 1:06 PM 152 Views 84 Comments

Our boom-time housing policy has transformed the need for housing as a social necessity into an asset of speculation for financial institutions, writes Cillian Doyle.