AIB confusion overshadows Noonan exit news
Dáil passes Labour motion aimed at delaying sale of stake in bank
A Labour Party motion blocking the bank’s sale until the Government secured EU approval to use the proceeds for infrastructure investment, rather than to pay down debt, was passed in the Dáil this afternoon.
Opposition parties said the motion was passed because the Government forgot to call a vote, with Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty saying Fine Gael TD’s has been “distracted” by...
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