Will Ireland need a Greece-style bail-out?

There are renewed fears about the state of the Irish and Greek economies.

New figures by the European Union show that Greece's 2009 deficit was much higher than previously estimated.

The Irish government has also been in touch with Brussels fuelling concern that it is just a matter of time before Ireland asks for a bail-out similar to the one Greece got in May.

Nigel Cassidy reports.

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