Sunday 21 January 2018

Quotes of the week

"It would be wrong to give the impression that Europe has created a problem for Ireland and now Europe has to help Ireland. In fact, it was the banking sector in Ireland -- it was one of the biggest problems in the world in terms of banking stability what happened in Ireland. Let's be honest."

Jose Manuel Barroso, European Commission President.

"It is unfair to impose the burden of supporting banks primarily on domestic taxpayers while senior unguaranteed bank bondholders get paid out."

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