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

“Why do you have euros?”

Source: YouTube

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…

Source: Telegraph

Source: Financial Times Alphaville

Source: New Statesman

Source: i100

… and over in the US:

Source: Business Insider

Source: Vox

Source: Mediaite

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

Source: ForexLive

Basically, this is the world:

Source: Nocookie

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