Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny says he is determined that his country will exit its international bailout program before the end of the year and return to markets in order to refinance its debt.
Ireland determined to exit bailout programme - PM Enda Kenny
Ireland's prime minister says he is determined that his country will exit its international bailout programme before the end of the year and return to markets in order to refinance its debt.
Enda Kenny said Wednesday in an address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg that his government is getting its finances under control, and that lower the country's lower borrowing rates in the markets are a sign of rising investor confidence.
In his speech marking the beginning of Ireland's rotating six month EU presidency Mr Kenny said that his country's tenure "will be all about stability, jobs and growth."