Comments on: Has Ireland de-coupled from the periphery? http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/2011/09/26/has-ireland-de-coupled-from-the-periphery/ Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:37:11 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: pavlaki http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/2011/09/26/has-ireland-de-coupled-from-the-periphery/comment-page-1/#comment-18122 Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:30:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/?p=10363#comment-18122 Unfortunately not all is as rosy as it appears. The exports are largely from foreign owned companies not from indigenous
irish companies and the level of potential default on mortgages has shot up. A high level of debts are now over 90 days in arrears. Having said that the Irish are well ahead of Portugal, Spain and Italy.

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