Entry from British & World English dictionary
The Irish economy, or Ireland itself, as regarded during the period of rapid economic growth that characterized the 1990s and early 21st century.
- Inflated remuneration packages once associated with sales roles in high-tech companies seem to have gone into hibernation along with the Celtic Tiger.
- In Ireland, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland has been rather swift in pronouncing the death of the Celtic Tiger.
- What the Republic needs is to become a member of a political power block capable of protecting the Celtic Tiger.
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