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No pressure, Enda, but you need to get a grip

Published 03/12/2011 | 05:00

THREE cheers for the IMF. Its arrival here a year ago is just as much good news now as it was then when it landed along with the teams from the European Commission and the European Central Bank.

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Sure, we ceded our sovereignty. It was embarrassing and undignified.

But mainly it was a huge relief, and remains so. Looking back over the past few weeks on the unedifying pre-budgetary behaviour of the Government it's just as well the troika are here to keep us on the straight and narrow.

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