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Is this the Ireland you want?

Newsletter January 2016 Drumcondra.pubThe graph opposite shows how wealth is shared in Ireland. There isn’t a whole lot of sharing going on, is there?Half of the population own just 6% of the wealth. On the other hand, the wealthiest 10% of people own almost 60% of the wealth.This is an Ireland which Fine Gael and Labour are happy with. Is this the Ireland you want?

Opposite:  Share of wealth by net wealth decile in Ireland (Credit Suisse), as published by TASC “The Distribution of Wealth in Ireland”.