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#Bank Guarantee

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years labelled 'cocky and arrogant'
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# Cowen Talks

Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years labelled 'cocky and arrogant'

Aug 28th 2013, 3:35 PM 21,382 Views 157 Comments

The former taoiseach has given an interview to TG4 which is due to air next week.

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Taoiseach won't say if record-keeping methods have changed in his department
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Taoiseach won't say if record-keeping methods have changed in his department

Aug 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,503 Views 47 Comments

Enda Kenny has bemoaned the “paucity” of documentation in his Department related to the previous government’s decision to issue a bank guarantee in September 2008 but won’t say if record-keeping methods have changed.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 5 August, 2013

Over €5 million spent on bank guarantee legal advice since 2011
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Over €5 million spent on bank guarantee legal advice since 2011

Aug 5th 2013, 7:50 PM 6,995 Views 60 Comments

Over €5 million has been spent with one legal firm alone since 2011 on advice related to the controversial bank guarantee scheme of 2008.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Cabinet papers from 2008 set to become available
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

Cabinet papers from 2008 set to become available

Jul 17th 2013, 12:21 PM 4,706 Views 22 Comments

Changes to Freedom of Information (FOI) rules mean government deliberations from five-years-ago will be available on request.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 15 July, 2013

No full record of who visited Taoiseach's department on bank guarantee night
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

No full record of who visited Taoiseach's department on bank guarantee night

Jul 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,735 Views 98 Comments

Enda Kenny has revealed that their is no exhaustive record of who visited his Department during the period leading up to the State guarantee of the banks nearly five years ago.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 10th 2013, 8:48 AM 7,130 Views 22 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Did the Taoiseach talk to staff in his department about the bank guarantee?
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Did the Taoiseach talk to staff in his department about the bank guarantee?

Jul 10th 2013, 6:31 AM 7,291 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach did not directly address a question about seeking oral or written recollections from seven senior staff in his department who worked there during the period of the bank guarantee five years ago.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 8 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 8th 2013, 8:48 AM 8,675 Views 2 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

FF: Claims of no bank guarantee documents are 'a lie', and this FOI proves it
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

FF: Claims of no bank guarantee documents are 'a lie', and this FOI proves it

Jul 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,528 Views 85 Comments

The government continues to insist that there are no documents in existence which explain the rationale behind the decision to guarantee the banks in September 2008.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 1 July, 2013

Micheál Martin: 'There is no mystery about what happened on the night of the bank guarantee'
# Mystery Solved
# Mystery Solved

Micheál Martin: 'There is no mystery about what happened on the night of the bank guarantee'

Jul 1st 2013, 10:26 AM 13,634 Views 95 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has defended the actions of his predecessors in an interview this morning.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes

Jun 27th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,811 Views 98 Comments

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson has said while release of the tapes is in the public interest there are questions to answer about how they got to the Irish Independent.

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo
# Experience The Difference
# Experience The Difference

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo

Jun 27th 2013, 9:00 PM 10,544 Views 54 Comments

Three years before the bank guarantee, the then-CEO was talking up Anglo’s hiring policy and describing the outlook for Ireland as ‘very positive indeed’.

Anglo Tapes executive resigns from Counsellors Association
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo Tapes executive resigns from Counsellors Association

Jun 27th 2013, 4:34 PM 19,944 Views 86 Comments

The Irish Association of Alcohol and Addiction Counsellors has confirmed that it has accepted the resignation of Peter Fitzgerald.

Anglo tapes are 'nauseating' - Shatter
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo tapes are 'nauseating' - Shatter

Jun 27th 2013, 3:33 PM 8,664 Views 94 Comments

The Justice Minister said today that former Anglo executives had ‘no insight’ into the impact of the bank’s collapse.

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes

Jun 27th 2013, 9:20 AM 35,633 Views 211 Comments

The bank’s former chief executive David Drumm discusses strategy with head of capital markets John Bowe ahead of a crucial meeting with the authorities in September 2008 in the latest Irish Independent tapes.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 20 May, 2013

Ireland's banks are borrowing less and less from the ECB
# Bank Debts
# Bank Debts

Ireland's banks are borrowing less and less from the ECB

May 20th 2013, 5:33 PM 7,885 Views 36 Comments

New figures show Ireland’s banks are now less reliant on emergency loans than at any other time since September 2008.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 29 March, 2013

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped
# Banks
# Banks

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Mar 29th 2013, 9:58 AM 17,493 Views 74 Comments

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year

Mar 20th 2013, 8:49 AM 10,239 Views 106 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s annual report reveals a minor pay increase for Richie Boucher, despite pre-tax losses of €2.17 billion.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 4 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012

Mar 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 5,679 Views 34 Comments

Looking to the year ahead, its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said that “taxpayers are very much in the money with regard to Bank of Ireland.”

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Poll: Do you feel more positive about Ireland's economic situation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel more positive about Ireland's economic situation?

Feb 27th 2013, 9:57 AM 10,074 Views 100 Comments

With the Bank Guarantee set to end next month, is Ireland’s economy finally stabilising?

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added under-the-radar authors
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added under-the-radar authors

Feb 26th 2013, 7:45 PM 4,366 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

Feb 26th 2013, 5:03 PM 13,672 Views 83 Comments

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Feb 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 6,292 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding
# ECB
# ECB

Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding

Jan 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 4,365 Views 11 Comments

The latest figures show usage of the ECB’s refinancing facilities by the Irish covered banks dropped €13 billion in December.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

Dec 12th 2012, 11:33 AM 5,920 Views 37 Comments

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Bank guarantee, personal insolvency, health funding
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Bank guarantee, personal insolvency, health funding

Nov 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,012 Views 10 Comments

James Reilly will today tell an Oireachtas committee about the funding challenges the health service will face in 2013.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

AIB raises €500 million in auction of three-year bond
# AIB
# AIB

AIB raises €500 million in auction of three-year bond

Nov 28th 2012, 3:13 PM 4,436 Views 24 Comments

The almost entirely State-owned bank raises €500 million by selling a bond which is not guaranteed by the government.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Banks repay €3.3 billion in fees from State guarantee schemes
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Banks repay €3.3 billion in fees from State guarantee schemes

Oct 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,640 Views 9 Comments

New figures show the seven banks covered by the State’s guarantees have returned €3.36 billion so far.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 1 October, 2012

GALLERY: Protestors occupy AIB branches over €1 billion bond repayment
# AIB
# AIB

GALLERY: Protestors occupy AIB branches over €1 billion bond repayment

Oct 1st 2012, 3:01 PM 16,676 Views 52 Comments

Sinn Féin protested at AIB’s O’Connell St branch – while the Occupy movement moved into Grafton St – to protest the move.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 24 August, 2012

Deposits in Irish banks up 10 per cent in last year
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

Deposits in Irish banks up 10 per cent in last year

Aug 24th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,193 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Finance says increases in deposits at Ireland’s covered banks demonstrate “depositor confidence”.

IBRC records €724 million loss in first six months of 2012
# Results
# Results

IBRC records €724 million loss in first six months of 2012

Aug 24th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,402 Views 7 Comments

IBRC, or the bank formerly known as Anglo, is making steady progress towards an orderly wind down.

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 28 July, 2012

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
# Memories
# Memories

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

Jul 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,265 Views 25 Comments

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?

Jul 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,038 Views 39 Comments

Two Oireachtas committee are vying for the chance to investigate the bank guarantee four years ago but should politicians be allowed to scrutinise the decision in the first place?

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

VIDEO: Kenny, Martin argue over 'missing' bank guarantee files
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

VIDEO: Kenny, Martin argue over 'missing' bank guarantee files

Jul 17th 2012, 9:15 PM 6,206 Views 37 Comments

Fianna Fáil says the Taoiseach is “throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at a bar at a pub”.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 8 July, 2012

The banking inquiry... who's going to carry it out?
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The banking inquiry... who's going to carry it out?

Jul 8th 2012, 2:34 PM 3,507 Views 25 Comments

Is there a turf war between the Public Accounts Committee and the Finance Committee on who’s going to do the digging? And what about revisiting the Oireachtas inquiries referendum?

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Here are the questions that need to be asked about the bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Here are the questions that need to be asked about the bank guarantee

Jul 5th 2012, 6:51 PM 4,956 Views 29 Comments

That is, according to the Public Accounts Committee, which wants to hold a public inquiry into the collapse of Ireland’s banking sector.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 1 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 1st 2012, 9:00 AM 9,927 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day

Jun 16th 2012, 7:00 PM 22 Views 25 Comments

We don’t commemorate much, writes Fergus O’Connell. But we should remember the bank guarantee – and the people who brought us to that point.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

FF says Taoiseach must clarify suggestion bank guarantee file was shredded
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

FF says Taoiseach must clarify suggestion bank guarantee file was shredded

Jun 12th 2012, 9:28 PM 7,999 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny said today there was no file in the Department of Taoiseach related to the discussions surrounding the bank guarantee of September 2008, suggesting it may have been shredded.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Honohan's call for direct recapitalisation of banks is '€64bn too late' - SF
# Banks
# Banks

Honohan's call for direct recapitalisation of banks is '€64bn too late' - SF

May 9th 2012, 8:26 AM 2,678 Views 55 Comments

Sinn Féin has welcomed a call from the governor of the Central Bank for distressed banks to be directly recapitalised from EU funds.