Irish government deeply ambivalent on debt deal

Irish government deeply ambivalent on debt deal

Political insiders are frantically playing down any suggestion of a deal being done on Ireland’s huge debt pile

Despite both Michael Noonan’s and Joan Burton’s public welcome for the idea last week, there is great ambivalence in Irish government circles about the idea of a European debt conference as suggested by the Greek opposition party Syriza.

According to sources with knowledge of the discussions, senior civil servants are especially wary of backing the plan, which they fear would identify Ireland with countries like Greece in need of debt forgiveness, rather than...

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