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The only way the Irish state is likely to be able to pay unemployment benefits or anything else that benefits the Irish is if they default. Else they are trapped in an impossible attempt to repay unpayable debt.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Feb 5th, 2011 at 04:49:51 PM EST
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