We’re in a recession now. The banks are taking a hammering on the Irish Stock Exchange. Eddie Hobbs is telling anyone who’ll listen that things are going to get worse before they get better – but that everything is different for Brendan Investments in Germany apparently (ahem, German government €500bn bailout anyone?).
Q: What’s the definition of optimism?
A: A banker ironing 5 shirts on a Sunday night.
And so, ever at the forefront of timely offers, Lidl will next Thursday offer you a full new interview suit, shirt, tie and shoes for less than €100. Don’t think they’re offering hair shirts – though they wouldn’t be on time for Tuesdays budget anyway.