Clarity on Ireland and debt, but confusion in the eurozone remains

  By Paul Cunningham, Europe Correspondent After nine hours of talks by eurozone finance ministers, the Irish Government now knows both the process for the renegotiation of its banking debt and the target date for a decision. A statement after the Eurogroup meeting said that officials from the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund – or troika – would examine “technical solutions to improve the sustainability of the well-performing [Irish] adjustment programme.” The outcome of those negotiations …