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Posts tagged ‘Ireland’

ESOPs, castles and community



I never get tired of looking at castles. I was reminded of this when I had the opportunity to visit Ireland in August.  There are literally thousands of castles that dot the landscape. Irish castles are different than those we saw in England a couple of years ago. English castles were built for…

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Moody’s Mellows on Irish Debt – Will the Emerald Isle Stay on Track?



Last week, ratings agency Moody’s finally did the right thing and upgraded Ireland’s sovereign debt rating from Baa3 to Ba1; that’s back up to investment grade and in line with the ratings from Fitch and S&P. Moody’s had been the only rating agency to originally decide…

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