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The Parable of the Irish Bail-Out

This little story has been doing the rounds recently, its author anonymous. It reminds me a little of the wry allegorical tales of Flann O’Brien, but I’m sure purists will disagree. I think it has parable-like qualities, hence the title. Part of me hopes it was written by an exasperated junior civil servant… The Irish [...]