Klaus Masuch, Istvan Szekely and Ajai Chopra: neutral observers will probably conclude that the troika’s polices worked in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

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We love foreign capitalists but are hostile to Irish ones. Thomas Piketty would feel even more at home here than in France.

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