The commission announced the original ‘free roaming’ plans with huge fanfare last year, but when it unveiled the details earlier this month consumer groups were outraged by a limit of 90 days of free roaming per year.
IT’S JUST EIGHT years since the bottom fell out of Ireland’s world financially.
The global credit crunch first began to make its presence felt in Ireland in 2008.
A recession, mass austerity and emigration, a property crash, Nama, and a €40 billion banking bailout later, the signs are that Ireland’s economy is well on the road to recovery in 2016.
However, director of credit institutions supervision at the Central Bank Ed Sibley has warned that a return to aggressive lending practices is just one sign that another financial crash is not beyond the bounds of possibility.
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