Ireland's Debt Clock 2009-2011, the economics of debt clocks, and a diary of the events that led to the IMF-EU led bailout of the Irish Exchequer

The economic events leading up to the bailout of the Irish Government by the International Monetary Fund/EU in autumn of 2010 were documented in a blog in the Finance Dublin Debt clock page, aimed at highlighting the dangers of the economic disaster that loomed, if the politicians in charge of the 'slow train crash' then happening did not act. Today, similar trajectories exist in other countries, where there is still time....

The Diary is archived in these pages, and can be accessed by date of publication at the below links.