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The day we left the punt and entered the euro

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11.42 11 Dec 2020


The day we left the punt and entered the euro


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11.42 11 Dec 2020


Here on Newstalk we're continuing to look back at the 20 Most Influential Moments of the Last 20 Years as voted you, our listeners.

Today we talking about our entry into the eurozone. 

Senior Researcher in the Martens Centre, Brussels, Dr. Eoin Drea joined Pat to look back at the day we moved from Punt to Euro and asked if it had achieved everything we’d hoped it would.

 

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