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That mortifying IDA interview has gone viral internationally - here are the headlines

“Why do you have euros?”

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YESTERDAY, IDA IRELAND head Martin Shanahan went on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss Ireland’s economic future.

Instead, he became embroiled in a bizarre exchange with host Joe Kernan, who didn’t seem to know that Ireland used the euro or that it was a separate country from the UK.

Sort of the same island, isn’t it?

Media outlets all over the place are now having the LOLs at the interview. Both in the UK…

Telegraph Telegraph

Financial Times Alphaville Financial Times Alphaville

New Statesman New Statesman

i100 i100

… and over in the US:

Business Insider Business Insider

Vox Vox

Mediaite Mediaite

It’s hard to argue with this headline, anyway.

ForexLive ForexLive

Basically, this is the world:

Nocookie Nocookie

More: “Why do you have euros?” The head of the IDA was asked some truly bizarre questions on CNBC today…>

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