Uncertainty in Ireland, North and South

MacFarquhar, E.; Knight, R.
February 1992
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p48
Reports that the two front-runners to succeed Ireland's four-time prime minister, Charles Haughey, are Finance Minister Bertie Ahern and Albert Reynolds, a self-made millionaire forced out of government by Haughey last year. The Irish Republic'seconomic problems; Tight money policies and high taxation; What Britain's imminent general election could do for Ulster's warring politicians.


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