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Is Ireland's economy on the move?

It is three years since Ireland applied for a formal bailout worth 85bn euros from its European Union partners and the International Monetary Fund.

The country - known as the Celtic Tiger - had seen unemployment soar and productivity collapse.

However Ireland is now on the verge of exiting the bailout, and possibly facing a recovery.

Joe Lynam reports on Ireland's future prospects.

  • 11 Nov 2013
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