Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan sets out economic philosophy
Brian Lenihan was the first Fianna Fail minister to be asked to speak at the annual commemoration of the Irish civil war assassination of the country's second Finance Minister, Michael Collins, and he chose to make an address that dealt essentially with issues of economic policy and political philosophy. The speech at Beal na mBlath, Co Cork, on August 22nd 2010, provides an insight into the underlying economic and political principles of the 25th Irish Finance Minister, Brian Lenihan. (Article published in Finance Dublin in August 2010).