Ending the three shell game

The Fiscal Treaty is not particularly coherent economics, nor does it appear to be particularly coherent law. By Darren O'Donovan.

The word at the forefront of everyone’s mind for the next two weeks will be “referendum” – whether one is required or, from a more jaundiced perspective, whether the Government has leveraged the Fiscal Treaty text sufficiently to evade one. In this piece, I want to explore why even the most careerist of us should not envy the position of Attorney General Maire Whelan this weekend.