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#Bailout

# bailout - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Bailout exit sees a rise in support for coalition partners
# Polling Time
# Polling Time

Bailout exit sees a rise in support for coalition partners

Dec 12th 2013, 8:11 AM 4,548 Views 122 Comments

The bailout exit has contributed to a bump in support for the coalition partners according to a new poll.

Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years
# Strategising
# Strategising

Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years

Dec 12th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,358 Views 24 Comments

Ministers will sign-off on the government’s medium-term economic strategy which is expected to be published next week.

# bailout - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Taoiseach to make televised address to the country on Sunday night
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Taoiseach to make televised address to the country on Sunday night

Dec 11th 2013, 1:16 PM 18,391 Views 234 Comments

The address will be broadcast at 9.30pm on Sunday night on RTÉ One television.

Taoiseach could do 'State of the Nation' as ministers to mark bailout exit on Friday
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Taoiseach could do 'State of the Nation' as ministers to mark bailout exit on Friday

Dec 11th 2013, 9:23 AM 7,165 Views 112 Comments

Enda Kenny’s involvement in events marking Ireland’s bailout exit this weekend has not been finalised leading to suggestions he could do a ‘State of the Nation’ address.

# bailout - Monday 9 December, 2013

'We're only barely getting off the ground': Noonan dismisses boom suggestions
# Boom? What Boom?
# Boom? What Boom?

'We're only barely getting off the ground': Noonan dismisses boom suggestions

Dec 9th 2013, 8:39 PM 13,288 Views 70 Comments

The Minister for Finance is in Brussels for a Eurogroup meeting, who said Ireland is “proof” that austerity packages ‘deliver results’.

# bailout - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Government budget advisors: No room for tax cuts until after 2016
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

Government budget advisors: No room for tax cuts until after 2016

Dec 5th 2013, 3:30 PM 5,494 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# bailout - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Bank of Ireland raises funds to begin repaying over €2 billion to the State
# Payback
# Payback

Bank of Ireland raises funds to begin repaying over €2 billion to the State

Dec 4th 2013, 8:20 PM 15,928 Views 105 Comments

The Minister for Finance says the State will make a total of over €200 million from the sale of its preference shares in Bank of Ireland.

Government plans to mark bailout exit on Friday the 13th
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Government plans to mark bailout exit on Friday the 13th

Dec 4th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,323 Views 42 Comments

There are no details as yet on what the government plans but it will be relatively low-key on a day considered unlucky for some.

# bailout - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Joan Burton: We are still going to be heavily overseen by the Troika
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Joan Burton: We are still going to be heavily overseen by the Troika

Dec 1st 2013, 7:58 PM 10,531 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection has told TheJournal.ie it will not be “return to boom time instantly” when the EU/IMF programme ends later this month.

# bailout - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal
# Pro Note
# Pro Note

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal

Nov 26th 2013, 4:07 PM 6,292 Views 39 Comments

Joan Collins TD had claimed that the deal was unconstitutional because it gave the Minister for Finance open ended power to approve the payments without Dáil approval.

# bailout - Friday 22 November, 2013

Decision on credit line will make it ‘more difficult’ to access future supports
# Credit Line
# Credit Line

Decision on credit line will make it ‘more difficult’ to access future supports

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:00 PM 9,378 Views 74 Comments

A report published by the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council today has warned that the changes in Budget 2014 have removed our “margin of safety”.

Tough decisions ahead regardless of Troika involvement - Minister
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Tough decisions ahead regardless of Troika involvement - Minister

Nov 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 3,217 Views 16 Comments

Junior Minister Paschal Donohoe says that since we have now chosen to leave the bailout without a precautionary credit line, we must now keep borrowing rates low:

# bailout - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Risk that high unemployment will become 'structural' in Ireland
# Post-Crisis
# Post-Crisis

Risk that high unemployment will become 'structural' in Ireland

Nov 20th 2013, 9:57 AM 10,356 Views 92 Comments

The OECD is mainly upbeat on Ireland’s economic future but worries about stubbornly high unemployment.

# bailout - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Guess who's getting closer to the end of their bailout too?
# Exits
# Exits

Guess who's getting closer to the end of their bailout too?

Nov 19th 2013, 1:05 PM 13,771 Views 44 Comments

Portugal received its penultimate tranche in rescue loans today.

# bailout - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes

Nov 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,444 Views 0 Comments

“This country has gone wild with exaggeration.”

"We want an exit, but we want a sustainable exit" - McGrath calls for credit line
# Bailout
# Bailout

"We want an exit, but we want a sustainable exit" - McGrath calls for credit line

Nov 17th 2013, 1:13 PM 6,199 Views 96 Comments

In response to the Fianna Fáil TD, the Communications Minister said that the Government had made “some pretty good shots”.

# bailout - Friday 15 November, 2013

Gilmore insists: Bailout exit without credit line was not for political reasons
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Gilmore insists: Bailout exit without credit line was not for political reasons

Nov 15th 2013, 5:04 PM 4,462 Views 68 Comments

The Tánaiste was speaking in London earlier today.

Officials to work out Kenny-Merkel deal on loans for 'real Irish economy'
# The Exit
# The Exit

Officials to work out Kenny-Merkel deal on loans for 'real Irish economy'

Nov 15th 2013, 9:48 AM 7,180 Views 111 Comments

Michael Noonan’s stressing it’s a ‘bilateral’ agreement and “not a European strategy”.

"Keeping a close watch": Troika will conduct six-monthly monitoring visits to Ireland
# The Exit
# The Exit

"Keeping a close watch": Troika will conduct six-monthly monitoring visits to Ireland

Nov 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,284 Views 117 Comments

The president of the Eurogroup said there would be be ongoing twice-yearly checks, but stressed there would be “no measures, just surveillance”.

# bailout - Thursday 14 November, 2013

"We fully support Ireland's decision" - EU finance ministers
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

"We fully support Ireland's decision" - EU finance ministers

Nov 14th 2013, 10:34 PM 6,281 Views 42 Comments

After a meeting in Brussels this evening the Eurogroup also announced that Spain would would not be requesting any further assistance when it exit its banking bailout.

‘This is the right decision for Ireland’: Taoiseach confirms bailout exit without credit line
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

‘This is the right decision for Ireland’: Taoiseach confirms bailout exit without credit line

Nov 14th 2013, 9:15 PM 10,202 Views 58 Comments

Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that Ireland will not avail of a precautionary credit facility when it exits the bailout programme on 15 December.

"The purpose of the programme was actually to exit the programme" - Noonan
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

"The purpose of the programme was actually to exit the programme" - Noonan

Nov 14th 2013, 4:10 PM 5,809 Views 63 Comments

The Finance Minster says that Ireland’s decision not to take a post-bailout credit line was because this was a “benign” time. The Troika say Ireland is in a “strong position”.

FF: Bailout exit is 'absolutely' good news but we need a lifejacket for choppy waters
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

FF: Bailout exit is 'absolutely' good news but we need a lifejacket for choppy waters

Nov 14th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,603 Views 108 Comments

“We believe the country does need to have a lifejacket as we enter what could be potentially quite choppy waters over the next six or nine months,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson said today.

WATCH: Taoiseach confirms Ireland will exit bailout without credit line
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

WATCH: Taoiseach confirms Ireland will exit bailout without credit line

Nov 14th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,559 Views 71 Comments

“This is the right decision for Ireland, and now is the right time to take this decision.”

Taoiseach to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT take back-up credit line
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Taoiseach to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT take back-up credit line

Nov 14th 2013, 11:19 AM 3,955 Views 41 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT avail of a precautionary credit line when it exits the bailout next month.

# bailout - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"I'm reflecting" - Still no decision on post-bailout credit line says Noonan
# Ecofin
# Ecofin

"I'm reflecting" - Still no decision on post-bailout credit line says Noonan

Nov 13th 2013, 1:40 PM 3,985 Views 24 Comments

Minister Noonan addressed the Finance Committee on the agenda for the upcoming Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

# bailout - Friday 8 November, 2013

Troika report card: 'Steadfast implementation' but watch for health and mortgages
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Troika report card: 'Steadfast implementation' but watch for health and mortgages

Nov 8th 2013, 1:46 PM 7,084 Views 47 Comments

Budget figures remain on track but “spending control must be maintained, in particular in the healthcare sector” say the EU, ECB and IMF.

# bailout - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Taoiseach: Credit for bailout exit goes to the people
# Well Done Everyone
# Well Done Everyone

Taoiseach: Credit for bailout exit goes to the people

Nov 7th 2013, 3:05 PM 8,674 Views 119 Comments

“Today is historic in the sense that we’ve come through a very difficult period,” Enda Kenny said today.

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief

Nov 7th 2013, 3:05 PM 8,256 Views 41 Comments

Ireland remains on track to exit the bailout following the final review, but the IMF says it has no immediate plans to withdraw its officials from Dublin.

After 12 reviews and at least a few "discordant words," Noonan and Howlin bid farewell to the troika
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

After 12 reviews and at least a few "discordant words," Noonan and Howlin bid farewell to the troika

Nov 7th 2013, 1:04 PM 6,348 Views 43 Comments

The Finance Minister described it as a “red letter day” while Howlin said that after years of intensive discussion, the bailout officials had steadily become “friends of Ireland”.

That's all folks: Troika wrap up their final visit to Ireland today
# So Long
# So Long

That's all folks: Troika wrap up their final visit to Ireland today

Nov 7th 2013, 7:41 AM 7,497 Views 74 Comments

Ireland will become the first EU country to exit the bailout process on 15 December.

# bailout - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’

Nov 5th 2013, 5:37 PM 7,524 Views 33 Comments

Minister Michael Noonan will travel to the Hague today to discuss Ireland’s bailout exit with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

# bailout - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland accept a post-bailout credit line, just in case?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept a post-bailout credit line, just in case?

Nov 3rd 2013, 9:47 AM 9,974 Views 118 Comments

The IMF have suggested that this kind of safety net is needed, although the Irish government is hesitant.

# bailout - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Backbench TDs would welcome the Troika back... as long as they're on their holidays
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Backbench TDs would welcome the Troika back... as long as they're on their holidays

Oct 31st 2013, 11:31 AM 3,725 Views 15 Comments

“They are quite satisfied that their job is done here in Ireland,” one Fine Gael backbencher said after a meeting with the Troika this morning.

# bailout - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Troika to make their last review visit to Dublin today
# Credit Line
# Credit Line

Troika to make their last review visit to Dublin today

Oct 29th 2013, 7:50 AM 7,458 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is due to exit the EU/IMF bailout programme this December.

# bailout - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes
# Column
# Column

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes

Oct 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 23 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Kenny wrote a letter to 26 EU heads about their 2012 “commitment” to give Ireland special treatment – but they don’t care for wimpish reminders.

# bailout - Friday 25 October, 2013

Taoiseach expects decision on post-bailout credit facility before December exit
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Taoiseach expects decision on post-bailout credit facility before December exit

Oct 25th 2013, 7:59 PM 4,332 Views 38 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking at the end of the two-day European summit in Brussels today.