New figures today show consumer confidence hitting its highest level
since 2007. On today's show we examine the concept of 'sentiment' with
MD of Behaviour and Attitudes, Ian McShane, and our own expert, Conor
We also discuss the fallout from Irish Water and at Phil Hogan's future
with Fiach Kelly and Michael O'Regan. We anticipate the return of the
Dail, the progress of the legal services reform bill and the tensions
between Alan Shatter and Eamon Gilmore's 'barristerial' Labour party.
And we examine the hyper-fragmentation of the Irish political left with
two of its leading representatives, Ruth Coppinger and Richard Boyd
Barrett, along with journalist Scott Millar.