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#leprechaun economics

# leprechaun-economics - Friday 10 March, 2017

Column: The Leprechauns are at it again in the latest GDP figures for Ireland

But on the upside Ireland’s inflated GDP makes it easier for the country to meet the 3% of GDP budget deficit target, writes Victor Duggan.

# leprechaun-economics - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

# leprechaun-economics - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?

Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.