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Noonan to pass contentious ECB letter to banking inquiry

Finance minister Michael Noonan said that it “would be appropriate” for him to publish a November 2010 letter from the ECB that is believed to have effectively forced Ireland into a bailout.

27th August, 2012
Finance minister Michael Noonan.

Finance minister Michael Noonan said that it “would be appropriate” for him to publish a November 2010 letter from the ECB that is believed to have effectively forced Ireland into a bailout.

The Department of Finance previously refused to release the letter under freedom of information legislation but Noonan indicated today that he could overrule officials and release the letter, the Irish Independent reported. He said that the letter will be passed to whatever...

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