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Ireland is winning back confidence, Taoiseach tells EU Parliament

Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the EU Parliament that Ireland has begun to win back bond investors after cutting the budget deficit and maintaining economic growth.

16th January, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Ireland has begun to win back bond investors after cutting the budget deficit and maintaining economic growth, boosting his government’s goal to exit the financial-aid program this year.

“Internationally, investors are showing a new confidence in Ireland,” Kenny told the European Parliament today in Strasbourg, France. “The result has been seen in lower yields on Irish government bonds.”

“We are bringing government spending under control,”...

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