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# bank-debt - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home
# Banks
# Banks

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home

Feb 19th 2015, 8:52 PM 26,398 Views 47 Comments

The personal insolvency arrangement involved a number of banks.

# bank-debt - 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 11,570 Views 79 Comments

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

# bank-debt - 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 15,784 Views 105 Comments

Bad news from Germany…

# bank-debt - Friday 7 March, 2014

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Mar 7th 2014, 6:35 PM 11,278 Views 88 Comments

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

# bank-debt - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal

Jan 21st 2014, 12:35 PM 3,894 Views 29 Comments

“We need to know what the strategy is. At the moment we’re really in a vacuum,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said today.

# bank-debt - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Mathews wants all the political parties to support his European Parliament bid
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Mathews wants all the political parties to support his European Parliament bid

Jan 19th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,922 Views 45 Comments

Ireland needs a “straight-talking team” of 11 MEPs to help negotiate a debt write down, the Independent TD believes, but he has not held talks with any of the parties about joining them or getting their support.

# bank-debt - Friday 17 January, 2014

Noonan says bank debt deal cannot be 'actively' pursued until 2015
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Noonan says bank debt deal cannot be 'actively' pursued until 2015

Jan 17th 2014, 1:33 PM 7,007 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Finance met with the head of the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund, Klaus Regling, who reiterated his own view that any retrospective deal is not likely at the moment.

Michael Noonan to discuss Troika exit with head of eurozone bailout fund
# Bank Debt Deal
# Bank Debt Deal

Michael Noonan to discuss Troika exit with head of eurozone bailout fund

Jan 17th 2014, 7:05 AM 3,410 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s push for a bank debt deal may also come up, but is not on the formal agenda for the meeting today.

# bank-debt - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year
# Preview 2014
# Preview 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year

Jan 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 8,735 Views 36 Comments

Trying to predict what’s going to happen in politics can be a fool’s game. So instead, here are a few questions…

# bank-debt - Friday 27 December, 2013

Taoiseach admits his own deadline on bank debt deal will be missed
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Taoiseach admits his own deadline on bank debt deal will be missed

Dec 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,690 Views 23 Comments

Enda Kenny’s comments came prior to those of the European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso last week where he appeared to rule out any retrospective bank deal.

# bank-debt - Friday 20 December, 2013

'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso
# Eurozone Crisis
# Eurozone Crisis

'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso

Dec 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 16,282 Views 220 Comments

The European Commission President didn’t mince his words last night.

# bank-debt - Friday 13 December, 2013

The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn

Dec 13th 2013, 8:23 AM 10,296 Views 80 Comments

The European Commission vice-president spoke last night about his initial shock at the scale of Ireland’s bank debt.

# bank-debt - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Peter Mathews says 'all the parties can join me' on his debt write down 'mission'
# Peter Mathews
# Peter Mathews

Peter Mathews says 'all the parties can join me' on his debt write down 'mission'

Dec 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,225 Views 18 Comments

The independent TD said he has had no formal discussions with Fianna Fáil about the possibility of joining the party and running for it in next year’s European elections.

# bank-debt - 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 4,331 Views 38 Comments

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

# bank-debt - Thursday 24 October, 2013

In full: Taoiseach tells EU leaders it 'remains imperative' to split bank and sovereign debt
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

In full: Taoiseach tells EU leaders it 'remains imperative' to split bank and sovereign debt

Oct 24th 2013, 11:41 AM 4,592 Views 38 Comments

Enda Kenny has written a letter to the president of the European Council and other EU leaders. Read it in full here.

# bank-debt - Monday 23 September, 2013

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny
# Bank Debt Deal
# Bank Debt Deal

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 9,874 Views 138 Comments

Earlier the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the result of the German election was never going to impact on Ireland’s push for retrospective recapitalisation of its banks.

# bank-debt - Thursday 7 February, 2013

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal
Live Feb 7th 2013, 3:55 PM

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal

# bank-debt - 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 4,572 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 7,194 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.

# bank-debt - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Kenny: Irish have borne weight of bank debt with "courage, patience and dignity"
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Kenny: Irish have borne weight of bank debt with "courage, patience and dignity"

Jan 16th 2013, 12:27 PM 8,628 Views 180 Comments

The Taoiseach said that Ireland is “taking steps on the road to recovery”, while speaking at the European Parliament today.

# bank-debt - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Disagreement over EU banking supervisor could delay Irish bank deal
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Disagreement over EU banking supervisor could delay Irish bank deal

Dec 5th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,849 Views 17 Comments

The new European single supervisor needs to be established before bailout funds will be allowed to directly help banks in trouble.

# bank-debt - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Taoiseach rejects Greek-style Anglo promissory deal
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Taoiseach rejects Greek-style Anglo promissory deal

Nov 27th 2012, 5:54 PM 6,245 Views 55 Comments

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”.

# bank-debt - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Taoiseach: 'No bank debt deal' this year
# EU
# EU

Taoiseach: 'No bank debt deal' this year

Nov 22nd 2012, 9:15 PM 6,766 Views 102 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comments in Brussels today, where he is meeting with other EU leaders for budget talks.

# bank-debt - Saturday 3 November, 2012

French minister with Irish links says Hollande supports bank debt deal
# Franco-irish
# Franco-irish

French minister with Irish links says Hollande supports bank debt deal

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:30 AM 7,754 Views 19 Comments

Hélène Conway-Mouret, who lived in Ireland for 30 years, says that the actions of French president Francois Hollande have helped softened Germany’s view on Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

# bank-debt - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year

Nov 1st 2012, 10:44 AM 4,925 Views 91 Comments

Enda Kenny has said his meeting with Angela Merkel today will not be about making a decision on a deal for Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

# bank-debt - Monday 29 October, 2012

Opposition bemoans lack of progress on bank deal after Schauble visit
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Opposition bemoans lack of progress on bank deal after Schauble visit

Oct 29th 2012, 5:22 PM 4,262 Views 49 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin both criticise Noonan and Howlin for failing to extract public commitments from the German minister.

Noonan and Howlin to meet with German finance minister today
# Talks
# Talks

Noonan and Howlin to meet with German finance minister today

Oct 29th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,695 Views 70 Comments

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin meet with Wolfgang Schauble at Farmleigh House in Dublin today where discussions on Ireland’s legacy bank debt are sure to come up.

# bank-debt - Friday 26 October, 2012

Tánaiste to discuss Irish bank debt with German foreign minister
# Germany
# Germany

Tánaiste to discuss Irish bank debt with German foreign minister

Oct 26th 2012, 11:34 AM 2,552 Views 29 Comments

Gilmore will spend a number of days in Germany, where he will speak on the topic of ‘Moving beyond the crisis – a shared future in Europe’ at a German political foundation.

# bank-debt - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private

Oct 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 3,901 Views 91 Comments

Brian Hayes said that outlining Ireland’s negotiating position in public would not be “very clever from the country’s perspective.

# bank-debt - Monday 22 October, 2012

Poll: Do you believe Ireland will get a deal to reduce the cost of its bank debt?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe Ireland will get a deal to reduce the cost of its bank debt?

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:36 AM 9,420 Views 147 Comments

The government’s campaign for a reduction in the cost of bailing out the banks has been given new hope after a joint statement from Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel, but what do you think?

# bank-debt - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Rabbitte slams 'orgy of negativity' over bank debt deal
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Rabbitte slams 'orgy of negativity' over bank debt deal

Oct 21st 2012, 2:28 PM 5,889 Views 48 Comments

Pat Rabbitte siad that he would have preferred if Angela Merkel had not made the remarks she made but insisted that an agreement to deal with Ireland’s bank debt still stands.

# bank-debt - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Govt insists agreement to address bank debt stands, FF says it's in denial
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Govt insists agreement to address bank debt stands, FF says it's in denial

Oct 20th 2012, 3:31 PM 3,886 Views 40 Comments

The government has continued to insist a deal on Ireland’s debt still stands despite comments from the German chancellor yesterday.

# bank-debt - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement

Oct 16th 2012, 5:13 PM 6,450 Views 37 Comments

The Taoiseach conceded that he did not contact the leaders of Finland, the Netherlands and Germany after their finance ministers issued a statement on the bank debt deal.

# bank-debt - Monday 8 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris

Oct 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 12,110 Views 10 Comments

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

# bank-debt - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:45 PM 13 Views 54 Comments

The Government’s method of pressuring EU leaders isn’t working, writes Fergus O’Connell. So here’s a suggestion…

# bank-debt - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Aaron McKenna: How we all missed the week’s biggest story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: How we all missed the week’s biggest story

Sep 29th 2012, 8:05 AM 10 Views 57 Comments

Roisin Shortall’s resignation dominated the news this week – which may be a relief for some in Government.

# bank-debt - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Germany, Finland and the Netherlands deliver blow to Ireland's hopes for bank debt deal
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Germany, Finland and the Netherlands deliver blow to Ireland's hopes for bank debt deal

Sep 26th 2012, 7:04 AM 10,061 Views 116 Comments

The country’s three finance ministers issued a statement last night stating that the EU rescue fund would only deal with future problems.

# bank-debt - Friday 21 September, 2012

ESRI report on economy is 'a waste of paper'
# ESRI
# ESRI

ESRI report on economy is 'a waste of paper'

Sep 21st 2012, 9:54 PM 9,954 Views 118 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has heavily criticised the national think tank’s latest economic report.

# bank-debt - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

Sep 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 10,052 Views 54 Comments

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

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