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#Bailout

# bailout - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness
# Money Woes
# Money Woes

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness

Feb 5th 2015, 10:49 PM 10,157 Views 80 Comments

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

Feb 5th 2015, 7:34 AM 33,571 Views 239 Comments

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# bailout - Monday 2 February, 2015

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout
# Emergency Cash
# Emergency Cash

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout

Feb 2nd 2015, 3:35 PM 17,318 Views 83 Comments

It’s threatening to end emergency funding if the Greeks don’t play ball.

# bailout - Friday 30 January, 2015

'Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax'
# Someone Has To Pay
# Someone Has To Pay

'Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax'

Jan 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 19,795 Views 109 Comments

“Writing off debt means someone else takes the hit, in this case we’re talking about taxpayers,” Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says.

# bailout - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck
# Syriza
# Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck

Jan 26th 2015, 10:35 PM 10,108 Views 54 Comments

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

# bailout - Monday 19 January, 2015

Not burning bondholders was 'significant flaw' of troika bailout: Central Bank boss
# Hindsight
# Hindsight

Not burning bondholders was 'significant flaw' of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

Jan 19th 2015, 4:18 PM 12,096 Views 65 Comments

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# bailout - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee

Jan 18th 2015, 6:44 PM 25,655 Views 25 Comments

He said that it’s important that productions about the banking crisis get made.

# bailout - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Guarantee left a lot of people furious tonight
# Television
# Television

The Guarantee left a lot of people furious tonight

Jan 8th 2015, 10:55 PM 44,479 Views 96 Comments

“Imagine this really happened?”

The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history
# Review
# Review

The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history

Jan 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 38,069 Views 0 Comments

On September 29, 2008, one decision changed Ireland’s path.

# bailout - Monday 29 December, 2014

Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president
# Ballot
# Ballot

Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president

Dec 29th 2014, 11:51 AM 4,801 Views 20 Comments

Stavros Dimas received votes 168 today from parliament’s 300 seats — short of the 180 votes needed to win.

# bailout - Saturday 27 December, 2014

This man warned that Ireland could end up needing a bailout... 30 years ago
# Dukes Of Hazard
# Dukes Of Hazard

This man warned that Ireland could end up needing a bailout... 30 years ago

Dec 27th 2014, 2:16 PM 19,676 Views 37 Comments

State papers reveal how Alan Dukes warned his cabinet colleagues of the need to cut spending.

# bailout - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests

Dec 9th 2014, 9:31 AM 4,203 Views 40 Comments

An early presidential election has also been called.

# bailout - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Dec 4th 2014, 8:10 AM 6,144 Views 66 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

# bailout - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 50 Views 224 Comments

Good compromises exist when neither side gets all that they wanted, but something of what they needed.

# bailout - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

Nov 20th 2014, 4:52 PM 25,573 Views 64 Comments

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# bailout - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry
# No Show
# No Show

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry

Nov 18th 2014, 10:57 AM 7,397 Views 46 Comments

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

# bailout - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Taxpayers may never have to bail out 'too-big-to-fail' banks again*
# Too Big To Fail
# Too Big To Fail

Taxpayers may never have to bail out 'too-big-to-fail' banks again*

Nov 11th 2014, 5:38 PM 13,353 Views 56 Comments

*If new laws proposed by the global banking watchdog are brought in… and if they actually work.

# bailout - Friday 7 November, 2014

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'
# ECB LETTERS
# ECB LETTERS

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

Nov 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,465 Views 65 Comments

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# bailout - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010

Nov 6th 2014, 3:25 PM 40,742 Views 270 Comments

The infamous letter from Jean-Claude Trichet has finally been released.

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout

Nov 6th 2014, 12:49 PM 18,323 Views 68 Comments

The ECB has finally decided to release the infamous letters.

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,016 Views 41 Comments

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

# bailout - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches
# Keepsies No Backsies
# Keepsies No Backsies

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches

Oct 31st 2014, 5:12 PM 11,523 Views 11 Comments

But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.

# bailout - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

Oct 28th 2014, 3:15 PM 20,270 Views 59 Comments

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# bailout - Monday 27 October, 2014

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter

Oct 27th 2014, 3:10 PM 34,742 Views 59 Comments

Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.

# bailout - Monday 6 October, 2014

The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it's getting a bailout
# Fairy Godmother
# Fairy Godmother

The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it's getting a bailout

Oct 6th 2014, 10:11 AM 20,112 Views 43 Comments

It’s been an up and down ride for the park since it opened in 1992

# bailout - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Budget cuts could be "significantly less" says Noonan, but don't leap for joy just yet
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Budget cuts could be "significantly less" says Noonan, but don't leap for joy just yet

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:41 PM 9,696 Views 30 Comments

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

# bailout - Friday 15 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 15th 2014, 11:10 PM 12,154 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Cardinal Seán Brady and the tragic death of two nuns.

# bailout - Monday 4 August, 2014

Portugal is bailing its biggest bank out with €4.9 billion
# Saved
# Saved

Portugal is bailing its biggest bank out with €4.9 billion

Aug 4th 2014, 11:04 AM 9,697 Views 25 Comments

The bank will be split into a good bank and a bad bank.

# bailout - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder
# Nope Nope Nope
# Nope Nope Nope

Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder

Jul 26th 2014, 11:15 AM 11,576 Views 79 Comments

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

# bailout - Friday 25 July, 2014

Merkel ally: I told Enda Kenny that Ireland has no chance of a bank debt deal
# Nope Nope Nope
# Nope Nope Nope

Merkel ally: I told Enda Kenny that Ireland has no chance of a bank debt deal

Jul 25th 2014, 11:32 AM 15,792 Views 105 Comments

Bad news from Germany…

# bailout - Monday 23 June, 2014

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out
# Getting Burnt
# Getting Burnt

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:26 PM 8,809 Views 63 Comments

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# bailout - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Paying back the state is the 'constant focus' of AIB
# Pay Back Time
# Pay Back Time

Paying back the state is the 'constant focus' of AIB

Jun 19th 2014, 1:07 PM 5,292 Views 20 Comments

AIB is holding its AGM today, and the bank’s boss wants the Government to know it’s going to get paid back.

# bailout - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today
# Seeya
# Seeya

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today

Jun 18th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,592 Views 43 Comments

“I met him to say goodbye to him, he’s leaving next week,” Brendan Howlin said today.

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?
# Examining Times
# Examining Times

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?

Jun 18th 2014, 5:07 PM 6,877 Views 9 Comments

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

# bailout - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?
# Back To The Drawing Board
# Back To The Drawing Board

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

May 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 17,226 Views 60 Comments

A former advisor to Jose Manuel Barroso says the only way to save Europe is to change direction.

Here's why the OECD thinks we need to cut €2 billion in the budget
# Steady As She Grows
# Steady As She Grows

Here's why the OECD thinks we need to cut €2 billion in the budget

May 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 8,466 Views 26 Comments

The head of the Irish desk says our credibility is on the line.

# bailout - Monday 5 May, 2014

Portugal follows Ireland's lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout
# Trendsetters
# Trendsetters

Portugal follows Ireland's lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout

May 5th 2014, 2:53 PM 10,565 Views 39 Comments

As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.

# bailout - Friday 2 May, 2014

Good news: Ireland passes first post-bailout review
# Bailout
# Bailout

Good news: Ireland passes first post-bailout review

May 2nd 2014, 5:53 PM 9,054 Views 35 Comments

The IMF had officials in Ireland, and they reckon we’re doing well.

# bailout - Friday 28 March, 2014

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today
# Bailout
# Bailout

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today

Mar 28th 2014, 4:59 PM 7,805 Views 16 Comments

The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.