ECB President Mario Draghi has welcomed the latest budget for Ireland as "a reaffirmation of the successful commitment of the Irish government in restoring sound economic conditions."
He brushed aside a question about changes to Ireland's promissory note repayments, saying: "the ECB cannot undertake any agreement that is being viewed as monetary financing .. other than that there is plenty of good will."
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