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# bondholders - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s third-biggest, BMPS is racing against the clock to raise €5 billion or face a government bailout.

# bondholders - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

# bondholders - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# bondholders - Thursday 27 March, 2014

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’ Fair And Balanced This post contains videos

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

# bondholders - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# bondholders - Friday 24 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Friday…

# bondholders - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

# bondholders - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings

The investment service said the results of the stress test that will be undertaken by the ECB next year are “difficult to anticipate”.

# bondholders - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Troika Translator: What they said and what they meant

We got used to their visits, but what did they really think of us?

# bondholders - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Bryan Dobson ‘never meant to cause offence’ when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The RTÉ presenter has issued a statement following criticism of remarks he made on-air last night.

From The Daily Edge Here's what Ronan Lyons really thought of protesters on the Six One Idiots

Here's what Ronan Lyons really thought of protesters on the Six One

He has answered the question on everybody’s lips.

Gilmore: It was never an option to renege on promissory note deal

Burning the bondholders would be “akin to sovereign default” Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning and said the issue of the promissory note has been “resolved”.

# bondholders - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Motion to 'burn the bondholders' defeated in Dáil vote

The motion was defeated by 77 votes to 40 in the Dáil this evening with Sinn Fein and Independents supporting it and Fine Gael and Labour in opposition.

# bondholders - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Government criticised for poor turnout at ‘burn the bondholders’ debate

Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd was the highest profile Government representative present as they were asked to request a debt writedown by Independent TDs

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

# bondholders - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Department: Property tax will not be handed to the bondholders

A report today claimed that Minister Michael Noonan said the money will be used to reduce our deficit rather than to fund local services.

# bondholders - Monday 24 June, 2013

Bank bondholders would be forced to take losses under Noonan plan

The Financial Times has obtained a proposal circulated by Noonan on how Eurozone banks should deal with problems in future.

# bondholders - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Column: If politicians re-lived the Celtic Tiger would anything be done differently?

After the boom-years, people are wondering if there is an alternative system that might work better, writes Órla Ryan, who says worker co-operatives might be just what we’re looking for.

# bondholders - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

# bondholders - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Ballyhea protestors in Brussels to meet MEPs from economics committee

The protestors – who have held weekly marches opposing the bailout – want help getting a meeting with the ECB.

# bondholders - Monday 25 March, 2013

Update: Eurozone head insists Cyprus deal not template for future bailouts

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had earlier said the Cyprus template – where depositors and bondholders are hit before governments – is the new model for how troubled banks will be handled. He has since clarified the remarks.

# bondholders - Monday 14 January, 2013

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today

The repayment is part of over €17 billion that will be paid to bondholders by Irish banks in 2013.

# bondholders - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# bondholders - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.

# bondholders - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in government

Gerry Adams said the coalition parties have “broken their contract with the electorate”.

# bondholders - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Noonan insists: No, the Troika DID demand that we repay the bank bondholders

After Stephen Donnelly reports the Troika shifted blame from themselves, Michael Noonan says: it’s Trichet’s fault.

# bondholders - Thursday 4 October, 2012

The Evening with added '80s childhood memories

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

Noonan: There is no way of verifying who AIB bondholders are

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that an attempt to verify exactly who the bondholders who received €1 billion this week are would be an “irretrievable” step towards default.

# bondholders - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bondholders - Monday 1 October, 2012

The Evening with added gecko tongue

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

GALLERY: Protestors occupy AIB branches over €1 billion bond repayment AIB This post contains images

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

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

AIB repays €1 billion to unsecured bondholders today

More than €18 billion has been repaid to bondholders by state-owned Irish banks this year.

# bondholders - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Pictures: Ballyhea bondholder bailout protesters reach Dublin Ballyhea This post contains images

Pictures: Ballyhea bondholder bailout protesters reach Dublin

The ‘Ballyhea says No!’ protest group reached the capital today, demonstrating against payments to bondholders.

Column: Here’s what our leaders need to deliver in the new Dáil term

Independent TD Catherine Murphy gives her take on the challenge faced by the Government.

# bondholders - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Column: We won’t stop marching until the ECB returns Ireland’s money

Amid a national near-silence, the residents of Ballyhea in Cork protest against the bondholder bailout every single week. Diarmuid O’Flynn explains why he leads the march.

# bondholders - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?

The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.

# bondholders - Monday 16 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Could Ireland burn the bondholders?

A report in the Wall Street Journal about talks on the Spanish bailout has sparked a renewed debate.

# bondholders - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Paying €1.1bn to bondholders is con job says TD

Donnelly said paying off bondholders while the State cuts funds for disabled children is obscene.

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