Ireland's economic progress gets EU approval
The Republic of Ireland's progress on deficit reduction has been approved by the European authorities - a condition of last year's bail-out.
They have looked at the Republic's performance throughout the first three months of the year and have said that it has met its targets.
The country's Finance Minister, Michael Noonan, told a news conference the country had "done what it had set out to do".
15 Apr 2011
- From the section Business