Our tax burden is one of the lowest in the EU — and that’s the truth
By Fergus Finlay
A LONG, long time ago, when you and I were young, I wrote a column
here about the myths and mantras of Irish politics.
It was my feeble attempt to change the way things might be looked at,
and it fell on the deafest of deaf ears. I called them M&Ms, and I
tried to talk about the health warning that should always be attached
to a myth, or a mantra. Just because it’s said with a self-important
air, and repeated ad nauseam, doesn’t mean it’s true.