Ireland: time of recovery

­Eamon Gilmore – Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland

Ireland is gearing up for yet another austerity hit.

The government has announced over 17 billion dollars of savings to get the country’s economy back on track.

Experts say if Athens falls, Dublin will follow, causing a chain reaction and crushing the eurozone once and for all.

What has been done to avoid it? And can Russia help?  Following Dmitry Medvedev’s willingness to throw a lifeline to Russia’s struggling eurozone neighbors, we try to get answers.

We ask Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade – Eamon Gilmore.