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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

EU policy risks Irish default

CONGRESS general secretary David Begg has warned a major EU economic gathering that “Ireland is being pushed towards default” because of policies governing the EU/IMF/ECB bailout. While acknowledging that domestic policy failures played a key role in the crash, Mr Begg claimed the EU and European Central Bank also shared a responsibility, reports the ICTU's Union Post  http://www.ictu.ie/publications/fulllist/union-post-may-2011/