Gene Kerrigan: A young person’s guide to the recovery

The young are advised to blame the old, or the unemployed, for the betrayal of a generation, writes Gene Kerrigan


The Recovery position
The Recovery position

Hi, young people of Ireland, welcome to the recovery! Isn’t it just wow!

You’re coming into this movie halfway through – so I thought it might be useful to point out a few of the major plot developments you’ve missed.

First, a recovery is not a destination. It’s a stage in a cycle – boom, bust, recession, recovery, boom, bubble, collapse, recession, recovery… and on and on.

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