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Unrepentant Enda gets slap happy

Published 31/01/2012 | 05:00

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was unrepentant last night as he broke his silence on controversial comments he made about the cause of Ireland's economic woes at the Davos Economic Forum.

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As EU leaders agreed a treaty covering tough new budget rules at yesterday's European Council meeting in Brussels, Mr Kenny and French President Nicolas Sarkozy enjoyed some horseplay.

Mr Kenny secured a get-out clause ensuring the Government does not have to insert the treaty into the Constitution, making a referendum less likely.

Irish Independent

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