Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has warned that "we can't go mad again" as Ireland prepares to exit its three-year bailout programme on Sunday, the first euro zone member to do so.
"This isn't the end of the road. This is a very significant milestone on the road," Noonan told a news conference. He warned that the government must continue with the same types of policies as the country's deficit was still too high.
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