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Knick knack paddy whack: Irish debt crisis limericks

Some of our friends in the markets have come up with a novel way of summarising the Irish crisis, and we've published a couple here.

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There once was a Taioseach called Brian Whose economy was rapidly dyin’ He bailed out the banks And investors said ‘Thanks But there’s no way that we’re feckin’ buyin’”
The Emerald Isle, it went bust Ireland’s economy turned to dust, With a knick-knack patty-whack, give Ireland a loan, Brian Cowan came rolling home
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