Referendum would be vote on euro, says Noonan

UPDATE: With the euro below $1.30, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said any EU referendum for Ireland would really be a vote on euro membership

14th December, 2011
Referendum would be vote on euro, says Noonan
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Finance minister Michael Noonan said that any referendum in Ireland on the new EU deal may effectively be a vote on the country’s continued euro membership.

The Minister was speaking in London where he was due to meet British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.

“It really comes down on this occasion to a very simple issue, do you want to continue in the euro or not,” said Noonan in an interview with...

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