Unformatted text preview: effects of globalization in recent years. Some say that Ireland has gone from being a “ Celtic tiger to a Celtic snail ” in today’s globalized world. After an apparently miraculous improvement over the course of the last 10 years, in the last two years globalization has gone full circle and is now one of the main causes of instability in the nation. Poverty levels in Ireland are still among the highest in the EU despite having the second highest GDP in the EU. The Republic of Ireland urges countries to take measures to secure that their nations’ economies will not be affected greatly by the current global economic crisis, so that people that already live in poverty will not sink deeper into it and assure that they will not be joined by large masses of people suffering through the crisis....
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- Spring '10
- Globalization, Republic of Ireland, extremely negative aspects, apparently miraculous improvement