That's because it is sold as a premium product to attract the Yankee dollar.People are so addicted to cheap goods and services there would be riots on the streets if they couldn't get year round strawberries oranges and bananas at prices they could afford. It's one thing to never have something but it's another thing to take something away from people.
Ask yourself one thing if you were to provide only Irish made clothes can you imagine a cost of producing that clothing.
at the moment an Irish jumper costs €120 to buy.
one thing that it is useful for is to show up just how poorly paid people are