No vote would be a "leap in the dark" says Noonan

UPDATE: Finance minister Michael Noonan said he is confident that Ireland will pass the referendum on the fiscal compact later this month.

16th May, 2012
Finance minister Michael Noonan.

Finance minister Michael Noonan said he is confident that Ireland will pass the referendum on the fiscal compact later this month.

“I think we are going to win,” said Noonan, speaking at Bloomberg Link’s Ireland Economic Summit in Dublin today. Noonan said that he isn’t complacent about the vote.

A rejection of the vote would leave Ireland with less than full membership of the euro region, he said. Maybe...

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