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#Bank Guarantee

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries
# Iceland
# Iceland

Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries

Apr 24th 2012, 2:20 PM 1,340 Views 2 Comments

Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Public demand for full investigation into banking crisis to be answered
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Public demand for full investigation into banking crisis to be answered

Apr 15th 2012, 11:47 AM 3,734 Views 38 Comments

The probe could see former government ministers, civil servants and banking executives account for their actions ahead of the September 2008 bank guarantee

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Cowen compares banking crisis to 'multiple plane crashes occurring at once'
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Cowen compares banking crisis to 'multiple plane crashes occurring at once'

Mar 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,386 Views 43 Comments

In a speech in Washington, the former taoiseach also attacks conventional political thinking in advance of the crisis.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Banking and the IMF/EU deal
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Banking and the IMF/EU deal

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 674 Views 6 Comments

It’s possibly the single biggest issue facing the government – but how has it dealt with the troika deal and banking in its first year?

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 4 March, 2012

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?

Mar 4th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,999 Views 39 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin has given details – and said he didn’t meet Bertie Ahern at yesterday’s ard fheis.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 12 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Dec 12th 2011, 4:45 PM 3,238 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ulster Bank lost €925m in deposits when Bank Guarantee kicked in
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank lost €925m in deposits when Bank Guarantee kicked in

Dec 12th 2011, 1:46 PM 2,346 Views 6 Comments

The Irish arm of RBS lost £732 million in deposits in the four days after the government guaranteed its native competitors.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 8 December, 2011

AIB will not pass on ECB's 0.25pc cut to mortgage customers
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

AIB will not pass on ECB's 0.25pc cut to mortgage customers

Dec 8th 2011, 3:07 PM 3,890 Views 26 Comments

AIB says its funding costs are not driven by the ECB’s own rates – and that it needs to ensure it makes money for the taxpayer.

Europe gives green light to extending Ireland's bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Europe gives green light to extending Ireland's bank guarantee

Dec 8th 2011, 12:07 PM 1,778 Views 16 Comments

The European Commission has approved the extension of the government bank’s guarantee – for six months longer than needed.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme
# Tommy Broughan
# Tommy Broughan

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme

Dec 1st 2011, 11:57 AM 3,603 Views 50 Comments

Tommy Broughan has been expelled from the Labour parliamentary party after he voted against extending the controversial bank guarantee scheme.

Poll: Should Ireland extend the Bank Guarantee Scheme?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland extend the Bank Guarantee Scheme?

Dec 1st 2011, 10:21 AM 4,999 Views 74 Comments

TDs and Senators will today vote on extending the guarantee by 12 months. Today we’re asking you: how would you vote?

TDs to vote on extending bank guarantee for another year
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

TDs to vote on extending bank guarantee for another year

Dec 1st 2011, 7:30 AM 2,187 Views 48 Comments

The Government is seeking to extend the controversial measure – which it voted against extending while in Opposition.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Anglo tops chart for bank spending on home repossessions
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

Anglo tops chart for bank spending on home repossessions

Nov 29th 2011, 7:55 AM 2,320 Views 14 Comments

The four State-guaranteed lenders spent almost €7million on legal fees to repossess borrowers’ properties over the last two years.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Noonan confirms plans to extend bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Noonan confirms plans to extend bank guarantee

Nov 16th 2011, 4:26 PM 3,431 Views 60 Comments

Michael Noonan has accepted the advice of Patrick Honohan and proposes to extend the Eligible Liabilities Guarantee Scheme.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 11 November, 2011

Dáil committee agrees to draw proposals for banking inquiry
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Dáil committee agrees to draw proposals for banking inquiry

Nov 11th 2011, 11:22 AM 234 Views 3 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee is to examine whether it can hold an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the bank guarantee.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Higgins statement on Norris and bank guarantee ‘released in error’
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Higgins statement on Norris and bank guarantee ‘released in error’

Oct 20th 2011, 4:30 PM 1,496 Views 8 Comments

Press release had admonished Norris on his bank guarantee bill voting record – but today, both Presidential candidates insist there is “no spat” between them and Higgins had not seen nor approved the release.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Brian Lenihan 'did an outstanding job in extraordinarily difficult circumstances'
# Brian Lenihan
# Brian Lenihan

Brian Lenihan 'did an outstanding job in extraordinarily difficult circumstances'

Oct 4th 2011, 9:39 PM 1,149 Views 54 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has hailed the late Brian Lenihan for his actions when he was Minister for Finance.

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Central Bank spent over €150,000 on parties as financial crisis hit
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank spent over €150,000 on parties as financial crisis hit

Oct 1st 2011, 5:41 PM 760 Views 15 Comments

The figures show that bank officials “ran away with themselves” at a crucial time, Labour TD Kevin Humphreys said.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Bank guarantee was ‘panic rather than a plan’, says former UK chancellor
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Bank guarantee was ‘panic rather than a plan’, says former UK chancellor

Sep 7th 2011, 8:47 AM 626 Views 11 Comments

Alistair Darling has given his own insight into the decisions taken by Brian Lenihan at the time of the bank guarantee.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Sep 7th 2011, 8:38 AM 2,350 Views 15 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

# bank-guarantee - Friday 17 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 17th 2011, 7:57 PM 1,795 Views 0 Comments

In today’s fix: Private courses for secondary teachers, goat-killing bodhrán makers and the Take That invasion begins…

# bank-guarantee - Monday 13 June, 2011

UK pensioners taking BOI to court over burden-sharing plan
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

UK pensioners taking BOI to court over burden-sharing plan

Jun 13th 2011, 9:20 AM 348 Views 1 Comment

UK investors face losing 80 per cent of their investment under the bank’s plan – but could lose much more if they vote against the plan and it passes.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

€7.3bn: the cost of bailing out unguaranteed bank bondholders so far
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

€7.3bn: the cost of bailing out unguaranteed bank bondholders so far

Jun 8th 2011, 3:13 PM 811 Views 14 Comments

While most of the banks’ liabilities are covered by the government guarantee, we’ve been footing the bill for other bonds.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Bank of Ireland confirms plan to burn junior bondholders – and save us €2bn
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland confirms plan to burn junior bondholders – and save us €2bn

May 31st 2011, 12:26 PM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

The last bank outside State ownership wants to save as much as it can of the €2.6bn it owes in subordinated bonds.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Anglo and Irish Nationwide may default if more cash needed – regulator
# Default Republic?
# Default Republic?

Anglo and Irish Nationwide may default if more cash needed – regulator

Apr 6th 2011, 2:42 PM 859 Views 0 Comments

Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says the defunct lenders could burn bondholders if they end up needing more capital.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 3 April, 2011

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 3rd 2011, 9:18 AM 2,220 Views 3 Comments

In today’s 9 at 9: Police in Northern Ireland appeal for information about yesterday’s deadly attack on a young PSNI officer; the search resumes for two missing fishermen; and violence continues in Ivory Coast.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

AIB says payment ‘will be made’ following rumours of default on bond interest repayments
# Default Republic?
# Default Republic?

AIB says payment ‘will be made’ following rumours of default on bond interest repayments

Mar 22nd 2011, 5:23 PM 2,442 Views 0 Comments

AIB insisted that “payment will be made” after a rumour that Ireland has missed a scheduled interest payment on its bonds sent the price of short-term borrowing spiralling earlier today.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 4 March, 2011

Bank of Ireland paid staff €66m in bonuses since bank guarantee: Report
# Bank Bonuses
# Bank Bonuses

Bank of Ireland paid staff €66m in bonuses since bank guarantee: Report

Mar 4th 2011, 8:41 AM 927 Views 0 Comments

A damning report commissioned by the Department of Finance has unveiled a “catalogue of errors” by the bank – and reveals that a further €21m is marked for bonus-type this year.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Central Bank reveals full extent of banks' bond liabilities
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Central Bank reveals full extent of banks' bond liabilities

Mar 2nd 2011, 3:24 PM 839 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank decides, on a ‘once-off’ basis, to tell us that Ireland’s banks owe bondholders a total of €63.4 billion.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Ireland's banks increase reliance upon ECB funding
# Irish Banks
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# Irish Banks

Ireland's banks increase reliance upon ECB funding

Mar 1st 2011, 9:16 AM 386 Views 0 Comments

Central Bank figures show that Ireland’s banks are now €96bn in debt to the European Central Bank – a post-bailout peak.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 14 February, 2011

McWilliams regrets answering the door to Lenihan to discuss bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

McWilliams regrets answering the door to Lenihan to discuss bank guarantee

Feb 14th 2011, 11:49 AM 3,787 Views 0 Comments

Economist David McWilliams says if he’d known what Brian Lenihan would do with his bank guarantee idea, he would not have let him into his house that pre-guarantee scheme night in 2008.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy
# Debates
# Debates

Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy

Feb 10th 2011, 9:31 AM 950 Views 0 Comments

A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Parties continue debate over backing of bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Parties continue debate over backing of bank guarantee

Feb 9th 2011, 3:52 PM 672 Views 1 Comment

Fianna Fáil, Labour and Fine Gael have all continued their discussion on whether the bank guarantee was a mistake.

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 18 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 18th 2010, 9:02 AM 851 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: more ‘secret’ bank bonuses, the return of the cold snap, and growing threats of war in Korea.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Poll: Would you rather keep your money in a safe?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you rather keep your money in a safe?

Dec 14th 2010, 9:11 AM 581 Views 0 Comments

Sales of safes have rocketed over fears about the banking sector… would you rather keep your cash locked up at home?

US embassy thought Ireland was losing grip on banks - WikiLeaks
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

US embassy thought Ireland was losing grip on banks - WikiLeaks

Dec 14th 2010, 8:09 AM 655 Views 0 Comments

The latest cables: Ireland was “being a bit optimistic” on its thoughts about how it would rein in the banking sector.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Dick Roche denies admitting that banking bailout likely tomorrow
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

Dick Roche denies admitting that banking bailout likely tomorrow

Nov 16th 2010, 1:26 PM 1,388 Views 0 Comments

The Europe minister denies telling ITV News that he believes a bailout will be sought tomorrow to assist the Irish banking sector.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Government welcomes EU approval for guarantee extension
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Government welcomes EU approval for guarantee extension

Nov 10th 2010, 6:41 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

Brussels gives the green light to extend the government’s bank guarantee scheme until the end of next June.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Anglo borrowed €8bn as Lenihan announced ‘final’ bailout cost
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo borrowed €8bn as Lenihan announced ‘final’ bailout cost

Oct 27th 2010, 5:12 PM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

Anglo was borrowing up to €7.9bn to pay out on bonds – on the same day the government announced the cost of recapitalisation.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 8 October, 2010

FT columnist calls bank guarantee a "catastrophic political decision"
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

FT columnist calls bank guarantee a "catastrophic political decision"

Oct 8th 2010, 8:33 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

Wolfgang Münchau decries the decision of the Irish government to back deposits without thinking of the aftermath.