Wednesday 13 December 2017

Lise Hand: No Halloween horror tricks as Wolfgang drops in, but there were no treats either

WOULD it be a case of Frightmare at Farmleigh, with German Finance Minister Werewolfgang Schaeuble sinking his fangs into Michael Franken-Noonan's neck?

Or would Michael emerge from the meeting, happily proclaiming "Ich bin ein Limerick Berliner?"

It was hard to predict how the Halloween hoedown between the two men (or three, if one counts the presence of Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin-at-the-Moon) would conclude, given the complicated fandango being danced lately by both Angela Merkel and her finance minister on Ireland's legacy bank debt.

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