Northwest MEP Jim Higgins to question Oli Rehn about bailout

MEP for the North-West Jim Higgins will tonight question the The European Monetary Affairs commissioner on the EU-IMF Irish bailout.

Yesterday Oli Rehn urged other Eurozone nations to grant Ireland - and Greece - easier terms in an interview for German television.

And last Thursday the IMF annouced that they'll reduce the interest rate on the €22.5 billion IMF portion of the bailout.

The Fine Gael MEP says Europe also had a part to play in Irelands economic failings.........

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