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Published 01/12/2010 | 05:00

As reported in the Irish Independent yesterday: "Mr Andrews said the Government did not want the massive bailout but was forced into it to pay teachers, gardai, nurses and childcare workers."

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Everyone knew that €35bn of the €85bn bailout was to save the banks.

Now we know that the rest was to keep the Croke Park Agreement in place and protect public sector pay.

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