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“We all partied,” those were the famous words of Brian Lenihan as we left the good times behi...

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14.41 25 Nov 2020


"We were drinking beer full of gold ..."


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14.41 25 Nov 2020


“We all partied,” those were the famous words of Brian Lenihan as we left the good times behind and went running into the bad. 

 Newstalk’s 20 most influential moments of the last 20 years continues today as we look back on the Celtic Tiger and the subsequent crash. 

 Were we so hapless with our spending that a crash was inevitable? Or was massive government and banking incompetence to blame? 

 Get in touch with your stories of Celtic Tiger excess and memories from the woes that followed. 

Andrea is joined by Blindboy Boatclub  and others to discuss.

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