Standard & Poor’s report is out and Ireland is now ranked as the world’s wealthiest country… that is once you remove the miniature countries (or is it massive banks?) like Bermuda and the small oil-based economies like Norway (and you thought the Scandinavians made all their money from cell phones).
“Pink hearts, yellow moons & tax breaks for high-tech corporations!”
Turns out Ireland is actually ranked sixth. Interestingly enough the US has dropped out of the top 10.
For more information you can read the article in the Irish Independent (but if you don’t want sign up, visit the telegraph instead).