Ireland’s debt is Ireland’s Problem says EU chief

The responsibility for the Irish debt crisis rests primarily in Ireland, according to the most senior civil servant in the European Commission, Irishwoman Catherine Day.

2nd April, 2011

The responsibility for the Irish debt crisis rests primarily in Ireland, according to the most senior civil servant in the European Commission, Irishwoman Catherine Day.

‘‘It’s true that it wasn’t only Irish banks that did the lending . . .What is also undeniably true is that it was Irish people and Irish organisations that took the loans. Nobody made us take the loans. We did it.

Maybe we did it in...

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