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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Anglo

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Voices
Eamon Gilmore: Labour has brought Ireland from chaos to stability in two years
Labour has had to make some tough choices in government but, as a result, Ireland can be more confident about its future, writes Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# Anglo case
Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court
The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.
# Anglo
Seán Fitzpatrick back in court on 12 charges
The 64-year-old faces charges of making 12 counts of misleading Anglo Irish Bank’s auditors.
# Promissory notes
Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge
Five Deputies applied to join businessman David Hall’s challenge to the payment of promissory notes, saying it was in the public interest for the case to go ahead.
# Leaders' Questions
Taoiseach quizzed on whether credit unions will lose millions in IBRC liquidation
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said credit unions could lose up to €17 million in the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.
# ibrc
IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan
Michael Noonan has said Mike Aynsley and other senior IBRC figures are entitled only to their statutory minimums.
# Prom Night
Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal
It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…
# Your Say
Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes?
The government argues that swapping the €3.06 billion annual payments for long-term bonds is the best we could have got, but others argue we’re still paying the debt. What do you think?
AS IT HAPPENED
Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal
The two Ministers will be holding a press conference from 4pm about the promissory note agreement. Let’s see what they have to say.
# Prom Night
'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets
Whatever happens, we’ll tweet our way out of this.
# Prom Night
TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting
TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.
# Prom Night
LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC
Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.
# Prom Night
Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC
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
Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?
The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?
# ibrc
President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation
Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.
# ibrc
Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting
It’ll be a late one in the Dail.
# ibrc
Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’
Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”
# Promissory Note
Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC
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.
# Promissory notes
Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask
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…
# Debt
Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser
Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.
# Promissory Note
Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment
15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.
# Promissory notes
Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March
Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.
# open thread
Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?
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?
# Promissory notes
Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note
Reuters cites ECB sources as saying the proposal was discussed this week – and ruled out as being illegal under EU treaties.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Anglo
Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014
The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.
# Anglo
Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning
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.
# Bondholders
In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million
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
The 12 charges against Seán FitzPatrick
The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive has been charged and remanded on bail until March 1.
# Courts
Seán FitzPatrick arrested over statements to Anglo auditors
The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive was arrested by appointment before an appearance at Dublin District Court.
Voices
Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?
Pat Rabbitte has said Ireland won’t make the €3billion payment. But the real situation is much bleaker, writes Sarah McCabe.
# Brussels
Deal on Irish bank debt 'can be reached before 2014' - Kenny
The Taoiseach says discussions on the help Ireland can receive from the ESM can continue before a new banking supervisor is set up.
# Bank Guarantee
EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee
The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.
# Anglo
Varadkar: I don't see why we should pay the €3bn promissory note next year
The government is trying to do a deal on Anglo debt to avoid having to pay the €3 billion in March -but the ECB is warning that it may not be possible.
# Anglo
Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case
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.
# Promissory Note
Taoiseach rejects Greek-style Anglo promissory deal
But Kenny said the Government is seeking a new deal that is like “a replacement of a bank overdraft with a very long term mortgage”.
# anglo the musical
'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre
The musical based on Celtic Tiger excesses and the fall of Anglo Irish bank has been running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this month.
# Quinn-asty
Everything you need to know about the Quinn saga, but were afraid to ask
The case of Seán Quinn and his family’s legal battle with the most infamous bank in the history of the State has dominated headlines for months but what’s it all about? TheJournal.ie has a look…
# Dame Street
Central Bank confirms North Wall purchase
The move has been welcomed by the National Asset Management Agency.