St Patrick’s Day – Eco Jokes

As it is St Patrick’s Day today (17th March) I thought it might be appropriate to look at the lighter side of economics. Here are a couple of good ones that I have come across:

The new Irish credit rating agency – Moody & Poor (mentioned in a previous posting)


Irish government’s latest policy response to the banking, economic and financial crisis – “Quantitative Cheesing”.

We’ve been downgraded from AAA+ to AA-. What does that even mean? Before, we were a battery for the remote control; now we’re only good for a Walkman?

What is the difference between Ireland and Iceland? One letter and six months

Here is an amusing clip from Russell Howard’s Good News – Irish Economy

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