First 30-year bond sold
The Government has borrowed €4bn in issuing its first ever 30-year bond.
The bond received €11bn worth of interest.
The yield - effectively the interest rate - was 2.088pc.
Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland's head of fixed income strategy Ryan McGrath said the €4bn figure was probably more than what was expected and was an excellent result for the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA).