More Proof That Ireland Is A Sideshow

Earlier we pointed out how the real culprit today is China, and its potential slowdown, rather than the Irish crisis.

Here’s another thing to realise: Ireland is TINY.

Check out Irish GDP vs. Greek GDP vs. Spanish GDP courtesy of Google.

At $268 billion in GDP, Ireland would only be ahead of 16th-ranked Minnesota if it were a US state.


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