Friday, December 02, 2011

You Know What To Do

More austerity and, also, too, light a giant pile of money on fire to appease the banking gods.

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's tax revenues fell behind target by around half a billion euros in the 11 months to November, data showed on Friday, underlining the growing challenge facing the government as it seeks to shrink its budget deficit.

Overall, Ireland's budget shortfall widened to 21.4 billion euros (18.4 billion pounds) to the end of November from 13.4 billion euros a year ago, largely due to capital injections into the country's lenders.