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Ireland's Celtic Tiger has lost its roar

Video by Luke SHRAGO , Elisabeth SCHERRER , Thomas DUDZINSKI

Latest update : 2009-04-13

While Ireland used to be Europe's best student, it is now last of the class. The economic crisis has pressed workforce and growth to historic lows. Investors have turned towards the state, which has not yet given signs of full cooperation.

Date created : 2009-04-13

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