Taoiseach would not support debt write down for Ireland

Taoiseach would not support debt write down for Ireland

A group of TDs have announced their support for debts to be written off, both in Ireland and in Greece.

The Dail members are welcoming the proposal of a 'Debt Conference' by the Greek Syriza political party, to write off some of the country's loans.

It comes as Greece prepares for an election on Sunday - where Syriza are reported to be the most popular.

Earlier, the Taoiseach said the Government here wouldn't be looking for a similar move on Irish debts.

Enda Kenny says asking creditors to tear up Ireland's debts would create instability that Ireland cannot afford.

One of the TDs in support of the a debt write down, Joan Collins from the United Left, says the Taoiseach is too focused on complying to the wishes of Europe.


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