Ibec, the Irish employer's group, expects the economy in the south to grow by 4.2 percent this year.
That’s a hefty amount of economic growth - “strong and sustainable growth” according to Ibec. Let’s hope so. Elsewhere we have headlines like “ Global correction overdue, warns Citigroup’s star economist Willem Buiter”.
Hmm, it seems like we’re in one of those years where you can choose between chalk and cheese for your economic forecast.