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Greek problems could cloud Kenny-Merkel talks

Posted on by Sean Whelan

 By Economics Correspondent Seán Whelan @seanwhelanRTE Just when you think you’re getting somewhere with the talks on Ireland’s bank debt burden, more Greek problems jump up and cause panic, like a horror-film monster that refuses to die. First there is … Continue reading

Bailout number two – is it worth it?

Posted on by David Murphy

By Business Editor David Murphy @davidmurphyRTE An intriguing characteristic of this crisis has been the fact that the impossible can miraculously become possible. Germany had been opposed to giving Ireland a deal on bank debt. Then last weekend after some speed diplomacy … Continue reading