Ireland on brink of revolution over bailoutsSubmitted by weebles on Tue, 03/02/2010 - 17:57
'Revolution' Warning Over Bailout
Tuesday March 02 2010
A revolution will erupt if billions of euro more in taxpayers' money is handed over to Anglo Irish Bank, Enda Kenny has warned.
The Fine Gael leader said people can no longer tolerate massive public funding of the nationalised bank as it stands.
Expected record losses at the bank, to be announced later this month, have fuelled speculation it will seek another six billion euro from the Government, on top of the four billion it has already pumped in.
Mr Kenny told Taoiseach Brian Cowen there will be a popular uprising if any such request is given the go-ahead.
"There'll be revolution on the streets if you do that," he insisted.... (cont)