COMMENT: What the Greek deal means for Ireland

It was perhaps no surprise to see finance minister Michael Noonan play down any impact for Ireland from the deal reached last night with Greece, writes Cliff Taylor.

28th November, 2012
COMMENT: What the Greek deal means for Ireland
Cliff Taylor: This scale of package may well not be enough for Greece. But it would do Ireland nicely, if we were to get assistance on a similar scale.

"Ireland is not Greece" is a key mantra of the government. And so it was perhaps no surprise to see Finance Minister Michael Noonan play down any impact for Ireland from the deal reached with Greece.

The last thing the government wants is for Ireland to be linked to Greece in the minds of investors as some kind of emergency case.

However, I do believe that there are some important precedents here which the government...

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