first_img Pinterest By News Highland – May 27, 2020 AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Ireland’s debt could return to near record levels due to Covid-19.The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says it could reach 160 per cent of gross national income – up from 99 per cent in 2019.In its latest financial assessment, it also warns it could take up to three and a half years for the economy to return to pre-crisis levels.But IFAC chairman Sebastian Barnes says a scenario similar to the financial crash in 2008 can be avoided:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Ireland’s debt could return to near record levels News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Twitter Google+center_img FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleCharity services ‘at risk of collapse’Next articleOutrage over more fly-tipping in Inishowen News Highland Google+ Pinterest Harps come back to win in Waterford DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction last_img read more