Dec. 17 - Ireland may be free of its international bailout, but Axel Threlfall finds worries about jobs and pay trump any sense of optimism on the streets of Dublin.
And as a free country it was out of its international bailouts and come to -- financed and at some point and then it's also -- -- economic danger. That's the reason she. So just got into a cab Dublin airport heading into the center of town hall street which is. Hopefully. Busy shopping place in the started just a few days before Christmas Seamus is on driver today I'm. Of course chambers the country exit out yesterday it is that correct I promise and Kenny did this nation last night. He did not -- children did you see I didn't you know what -- Jamaican and well and we're hopeful signs. In what I had done of course. He told his character go we all went through a lot of pain for your. We could -- and a lot of people. But -- bones and then we go along the previous government. There's little doubt that island's problems -- far from -- public debt four times higher than before the crisis unemployment stood around -- sentence. Stones. And mortgage arrears on the -- come to Henry street market a lot of questions on to some of the store holders it. It's gonna make any difference the product accident this play out especially what they think. Way to go up in an update that next again. When it's in Japan thinks you can actually because -- won't we can't estimate that some pain and continue its content it's on the that we definitely. Feel happy about something that we feel. Is going to spiritually at least make this thing. More positive future and Austin what -- -- -- Michael definitely tonight. Suggestions very much to the points and jobs go after. Well what plans he has in relation to job creation so I think that's certainly what needs to happen next last month that Danny -- put them. I get back to -- -- to those in the twenty. Suitably informed it's off to the finance ministry to test the new that finally face to face with -- and asked him whether it's written right to sea island as the market. The really hard evidence that I don't make policy down as far as employment figures number of people that work. And over the past twelve months it's gone up 58000. Its its huge and Irish times are planned for next year. It's -- gear all policy towards. Economic growth which would -- jobs. You know if you're reducing. The Irish policy to send -- an effort to court in subsequent years it. So I'm back at the airport have come straight from on the finance minister Michael news office it's been -- and I opening day -- in Dublin mixed messages. From the people on the street. But Ireland has officially extended its buy now program or attention turns now under 2014. To Spain Portugal and Greece IMAX the -- for Reuters and up.