Luck of the Irish-Gilmore confident to get ‘very good’ banking deal
- Irish deputy Prime Minister Gilmore says won’t set deadline for deal on legacy banking debt that could be disadvantageous to Irish taxpayers.
- Says deal to be concluded when government satisfied with terms.
- Says “slight wobble” with statement by German-Dutch-Finnish Finance ministers on legacy banking debt wasn’t supported by heads of government.
- Says Ireland won’t need second bailout once current program concludes.
They do get very lucky at times.