The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its forecast for global economic growth for this year and next year.
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has offered to allow a Dáil debate next week on the handling of Ireland's economy.
The Government is coming in for major criticism in the Dáil this morning over last night's IMF report on the state of the Irish economy.
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has described yesterday's IMF report on the Irish economy as a vote of confidence in the Government's handling of the financial crisis.
The Government is coming under fire following a scathing report from the International Monetary Fund last night about the state of the Irish economy.