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20 Most Influential Moments: THE CELTIC TIGER - FROM BOOM TO BUST

As we get closer and closer to the end of 2020, we’ve been asking Newstalk listeners what the 20 most influential moments of the last 20 years are… We had the first Black President of the United States, the Queen in Croke Park, a new currency, Brexit,...

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19.43 25 Nov 2020


20 Most Influential Moments: THE CELTIC TIGER - FROM BOOM TO BUST



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19.43 25 Nov 2020


As we get closer and closer to the end of 2020, we’ve been asking Newstalk listeners what the 20 most influential moments of the last 20 years are…

We had the first Black President of the United States, the Queen in Croke Park, a new currency, Brexit, a pandemic…

Over the next four weeks, we’re focusing on one of the Top 20 each day – and today it's the Celtic Tiger and the subsequent economic crash.

Blindboy Boatboy speaks to Andrea Gilligan about his reflections on that period of modern Irish history.

Kieran Cuddihy hears from David McWilliams, one of the people who documented our exuberant life before the crash.

Henry McKean visits a ghost estate in Longford and Shane Coleman reminisces with veteran political correspondent Michael O'Regan.

Check out newstalk.com/20moments for more

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