Ireland could apply to the IMF for another bailout regardless of how we vote in the fiscal treaty referendum.
Yesterday afternoon, Michael Noonan released a statement saying this was not true.
This was repeated by Pat Rabbitte on last night’s The Week In Politics
But within the last 30 minutes:
The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said Ireland could apply to the IMF for a second bailout even if the country votes against the EU Treaty referendum.