While unemployment in the Eurozone just hit a brand new record, Irish unemployment of 14.6 percent stayed flat, and is below the 14.8 percent where it was in March.
Ireland currently is under a bailout and doesn't fund itself on the market, but yields on its bonds are trading way lower.
Here's a look (via Bloomberg) at the Irish 2-year yield.
It's come way off recent highs.
Meanwhile, Ireland has been seen as one of the big winners in the post EU-summit world, as there are new opportunities to restructure the recapitalization of the country's banks (which is how the government got into trouble).