First published on
16 July 2015 (last update on: 16 July 2015)
Institutional Paper 4


In December 2010, European Union governments and the International Monetary Fund agreed to provide Ireland with up to EUR 67.5 billion in a novel and complex financial assistance programme designed to repair the country’s banking sector, economy and public finances. This report looks to draw lessons for the future from the programme, which proved to be appropriate and effective overall.


European Commission

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(Institutional Papers 4. July 2015. Brussels. PDF. 124pp. Tab. Graph. Ann. Bibliogr. Free.)

KC-BC-15-004-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-48604-3 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi: 10.2765/755597 (online)

JEL classification: E65, F33, G01, H6


European Economy Institutional Papers are important reports analysing the economic situation and economic developments prepared by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, which serve to underpin economic policy-making by the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily represent the views of the European Commission.


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