Today is a day that will probably be talked about in years to come by historians and social commentators alike.
Will the euro rescue plan work? All we can do is wait and see but we were slightly depressed by radio commentary from Brussels yesterday that implied that the Germans had no idea how bad things really are for ordinary folk in Ireland.
This on top of Sinead O’Connor’s rather thought provoking criticism of Irish creative artists being absent from all debate on the current Irish crisis.
Where are you Bono when we need you?