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#Bailout

# bailout - Monday 13 July, 2015

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

Jul 13th 2015, 12:42 PM 21,519 Views 110 Comments

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

# bailout - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures
# Do As We Say
# Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Jul 12th 2015, 9:20 PM 55,535 Views 173 Comments

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# bailout - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down
# Keep Greece Flying
# Keep Greece Flying

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

Jul 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 26,010 Views 34 Comments

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'
# 228 Weeks
# 228 Weeks

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Jul 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 23,902 Views 101 Comments

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

# bailout - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,568 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# bailout - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 189 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# bailout - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout

Jul 8th 2015, 8:17 PM 20,765 Views 93 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
# Conspiracy Theories
# Conspiracy Theories

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,773 Views 93 Comments

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
# No Laura 2.0
# No Laura 2.0

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,661 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,385 Views 133 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# bailout - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw
# Opinion
# Opinion

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

Jul 6th 2015, 1:00 PM 76 Views 99 Comments

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# bailout - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum
# D-Day
# D-Day

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Jul 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 107,782 Views 417 Comments

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?

Jul 5th 2015, 9:31 AM 22,960 Views 229 Comments

Nai or oxi?

# bailout - Saturday 4 July, 2015

'What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism'
# Bailout
# Bailout

'What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism'

Jul 4th 2015, 7:50 PM 37,790 Views 204 Comments

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
# Opinion
# Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

Jul 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 111 Views 78 Comments

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# bailout - Friday 3 July, 2015

'I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120': What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

'I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120': What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

Jul 3rd 2015, 6:05 AM 23,987 Views 158 Comments

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# bailout - Thursday 2 July, 2015

What's the issue with Greece's pension system?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What's the issue with Greece's pension system?

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 1,193 Views 100 Comments

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*
# Payback
# Payback

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*

Jul 2nd 2015, 3:46 PM 30,726 Views 51 Comments

*It wasn’t really them.

# bailout - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF
# With A Whimper
# With A Whimper

It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

Jun 30th 2015, 11:18 PM 88,727 Views 321 Comments

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

# bailout - Monday 29 June, 2015

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?

Jun 29th 2015, 8:42 AM 29,642 Views 124 Comments

European finance ministers are on edge – are you concerned?

# bailout - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
# Bailout Secret
# Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,532 Views 24 Comments

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

# bailout - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,073 Views 37 Comments

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# bailout - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'
# Bailout Talks
# Bailout Talks

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

Jun 11th 2015, 6:32 PM 16,949 Views 106 Comments

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# bailout - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,482 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# bailout - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF
# Greece Frightening
# Greece Frightening

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF

May 24th 2015, 11:40 AM 20,748 Views 104 Comments

Because it hasn’t got any money.

# bailout - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,441 Views 67 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# bailout - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?
# IOU Lots Of Money
# IOU Lots Of Money

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?

Apr 28th 2015, 12:21 PM 13,689 Views 39 Comments

The bank certainly seems to think so. And Michael Noonan too.

# bailout - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger
# The Governator
# The Governator

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger

Apr 9th 2015, 7:48 PM 15,861 Views 96 Comments

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Apr 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,544 Views 95 Comments

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# bailout - Monday 6 April, 2015

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment
# Deal Done
# Deal Done

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

Apr 6th 2015, 7:41 AM 15,118 Views 80 Comments

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# bailout - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

An Indian billionaire has to raise €1.4 BILLION in bail
# Bail Storm
# Bail Storm

An Indian billionaire has to raise €1.4 BILLION in bail

Mar 24th 2015, 6:05 AM 22,645 Views 13 Comments

The judge said he can sell three of his luxury hotels to do it.

# bailout - Sunday 8 March, 2015

German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece
# Holliers
# Holliers

German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece

Mar 8th 2015, 11:30 AM 19,265 Views 26 Comments

It’s becoming a popular tourist destination for Germans.

# bailout - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'
# Noonanomics
# Noonanomics

Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'

Feb 25th 2015, 3:20 PM 14,641 Views 84 Comments

The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…

# bailout - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,318 Views 80 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# bailout - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line
# Who Blinks First?
# Who Blinks First?

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Feb 17th 2015, 3:55 PM 13,397 Views 149 Comments

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# bailout - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece: 'We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension'
# Absurd Offer
# Absurd Offer

Greece: 'We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension'

Feb 16th 2015, 8:51 PM 15,512 Views 203 Comments

Talks on the country’s bailout programme are, again, going no where.

'Greece has a major humanitarian crisis.... Ireland is in a very different situation'
# Just Not The Same
# Just Not The Same

'Greece has a major humanitarian crisis.... Ireland is in a very different situation'

Feb 16th 2015, 4:55 PM 12,525 Views 57 Comments

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

# bailout - Friday 13 February, 2015

Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika
# Acropolis How
# Acropolis How

Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika

Feb 13th 2015, 7:22 AM 14,683 Views 136 Comments

It’s a huge shift in policy.

# bailout - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Greece's bailout expires at the end of February - and no-one knows what will happen next
# Not Parthenon With Their Cash
# Not Parthenon With Their Cash

Greece's bailout expires at the end of February - and no-one knows what will happen next

Feb 12th 2015, 5:20 PM 12,532 Views 73 Comments

EUROZONE FINANCE MINISTERS have been unable to reach an agreement on a deal that would ease Greece’s pressures with its €240 billion debt.

# bailout - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt
# Plan Ahead
# Plan Ahead

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Feb 8th 2015, 7:31 PM 12,720 Views 71 Comments

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.