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# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today

Feb 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,067 Views 27 Comments

David Hall’s legal challenge to the €3.06 billion Anglo promissory note was dismissed by the High Court last week but he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court this morning despite the overnight developments.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

Feb 7th 2013, 3:50 AM 14,688 Views 69 Comments

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:18 AM 4,461 Views 0 Comments

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:07 AM 19,810 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC
Live Feb 7th 2013, 1:20 AM

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

Feb 6th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,101 Views 174 Comments

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Feb 6th 2013, 9:15 PM 10,911 Views 0 Comments

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

Feb 6th 2013, 9:07 PM 15,030 Views 61 Comments

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Feb 6th 2013, 8:48 PM 9,763 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

Feb 6th 2013, 8:28 PM 47,550 Views 244 Comments

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 4 February, 2013

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath
# Wrote You A Letter
# Wrote You A Letter

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

Feb 4th 2013, 12:55 PM 9,843 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 37,873 Views 44 Comments

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 1 February, 2013

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

Feb 1st 2013, 5:57 PM 6,476 Views 78 Comments

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

Interview: 'People have had enough, debt write-down is the only solution now' - Nick Webb
# Opinion
# Opinion

Interview: 'People have had enough, debt write-down is the only solution now' - Nick Webb

Feb 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 71 Views 84 Comments

Do our politicians have it in them to say no more, asks writer and journalist, Nick Webb, who gives his ideas on what should be top of the politician’s to-do list.

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

Jan 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 12,738 Views 170 Comments

The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.

# anglo-irish-bank - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March

Jan 29th 2013, 4:18 PM 4,346 Views 62 Comments

Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 28 January, 2013

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,254 Views 52 Comments

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 27 January, 2013

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist

Jan 27th 2013, 2:41 PM 4,574 Views 63 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Pat Rabbitte have both insisted that the discussions on reducing the burden of Ireland’s bank debt will continue despite a report that the ECB had rejected a key Irish government proposal.

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2013, 9:12 AM 7,198 Views 99 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note

Jan 26th 2013, 5:03 PM 8,402 Views 58 Comments

Reuters cites ECB sources as saying the proposal was discussed this week – and ruled out as being illegal under EU treaties.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 7,671 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning
# Anglo
# Anglo

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:27 AM 4,352 Views 0 Comments

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table - Taoiseach
# Enda On TV
# Enda On TV

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table - Taoiseach

Jan 20th 2013, 1:09 PM 15,154 Views 209 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with RTÉ, the Taoiseach also said that he was “not in the business of providing abortion on demand” and said the Anglo promissory note would be restructured.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 14 January, 2013

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today
# Bond
# Bond

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today

Jan 14th 2013, 1:19 PM 8,374 Views 86 Comments

The repayment is part of over €17 billion that will be paid to bondholders by Irish banks in 2013.

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there
# Sean Quinn
# Sean Quinn

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:17 PM 36,187 Views 307 Comments

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 31 December, 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Dec 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 6,791 Views 22 Comments

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

Dec 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 10,664 Views 68 Comments

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 21 December, 2012

The 12 charges against Seán FitzPatrick
# Anglo
# Anglo

The 12 charges against Seán FitzPatrick

Dec 21st 2012, 12:54 PM 13,364 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive has been charged and remanded on bail until March 1.

Seán FitzPatrick arrested over statements to Anglo auditors
# Courts
# Courts

Seán FitzPatrick arrested over statements to Anglo auditors

Dec 21st 2012, 10:04 AM 6,994 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive was arrested by appointment before an appearance at Dublin District Court.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?

Dec 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 55 Views 70 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has said Ireland won’t make the €3billion payment. But the real situation is much bleaker, writes Sarah McCabe.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes?

Dec 16th 2012, 11:00 AM 6,871 Views 56 Comments

There have been disputes in cabinet over who gets to say what – but at the end of day, will we get a deal?

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Here is the week's news...skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news...skewed

Dec 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 7,252 Views 11 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kerry priest tells children there is no God; Government pledge to help homeowners become homeless; Craig Doyle = why?

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 14 December, 2012

Deal on Irish bank debt 'can be reached before 2014' - Kenny
# Brussels
# Brussels

Deal on Irish bank debt 'can be reached before 2014' - Kenny

Dec 14th 2012, 3:23 PM 4,995 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach says discussions on the help Ireland can receive from the ESM can continue before a new banking supervisor is set up.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

Dec 12th 2012, 11:33 AM 5,922 Views 37 Comments

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Government will not pay €3.1bn promissory note for former Anglo Irish Bank in March - Rabbitte
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Government will not pay €3.1bn promissory note for former Anglo Irish Bank in March - Rabbitte

Dec 9th 2012, 5:26 PM 17,014 Views 121 Comments

The Minister says he is confident of winning over the European Central Bank on the matter before March.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 7 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories

Dec 7th 2012, 7:50 PM 7,511 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 30 November, 2012

Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case
# Anglo
# Anglo

Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case

Nov 30th 2012, 12:32 PM 6,979 Views 21 Comments

Ernst & Young is being sued over its involvement in the auditing of the former Anglo Irish Bank prior to it being nationalised nearly four years ago.