Chickens come home to roost as recession bites

Ireland“With unemployment soaring, graduates and their parents have little choice but to lower their sights. ‘Do you realise there’s a recession going on!’ a friend shrieked down the phone to her 18 year old who right now is inter-railing across Europe with a borrowed grand in her back pocket and seemingly no intention of coming home. But come home she must, having flunked her first-year exams at university …” (more)

[Orna Mulcahy, Irish Times, 31 July]


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