‘The revision of the EU budget contributions sparked a bitter row at summit in Brussels as Britain was hit with an additional bill of €2bn.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny also said the “sacrifices” made in Ireland were acknowledged by several EU leaders during a discussion on the EU economy.
Mr Kenny said the situation is “fragile” in many countries and there were quite a number of references to smaller member states, including Ireland. He said the “difficult time with sacrifices people have made” were discussed.’
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