Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Visits will not clear Irish debt

It is good of the Queen and President Obama to visit Ireland, but I am sure their intentions go no further than being kind to a small country with little influence.

The benefits of any tourism that might arise from these visits will be short-lived and the country's debt will remain.

I wish that people would stop making so much of a few transient visits and sporting wins.

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