Taoiseach urges EU finance Ministers to extend the terms of Ireland’s EU banking loans

The Taoiseach has urged EU finance Ministers to do a deal to extend the terms of Ireland's EU banking loans.

In an interview with CNBC Enda Kenny said the level of debt imposed on the Irish people was unfair - and he urged EU leaders to keep the promise they made last June to do a bank debt deal.

EU finance ministers meet on Monday where its hoped progress may be made on the issue.

Enda Kenny said an agreement would help Ireland's recovery: