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#Burn the Bondholders

# burn-the-bondholders - Sunday 6 March, 2016

After five long years, Ballyhea will march to say “No” for final time today

Their campaign will continue, however.

# burn-the-bondholders - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

# burn-the-bondholders - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

# burn-the-bondholders - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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”.

# burn-the-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.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘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.

# burn-the-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.

# burn-the-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.

# burn-the-bondholders - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

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Pictures: Ballyhea bondholder bailout protesters reach Dublin

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

# burn-the-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.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat

The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

ULA to force Dáil vote on burning Anglo bondholders

A motion being debated this evening and tomorrow would see the State back out of repaying bonds and promissory notes.

# burn-the-bondholders - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly

The representative of Greece’s private creditors has left the country.

# burn-the-bondholders - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Noonan assures German bankers: 'Ireland will not burn senior bondholders'

Michael Noonan tells an audience in Berlin that senior bondholders in banks, or in the Irish state itself, will be repaid in full.

# burn-the-bondholders - Friday 2 December, 2011

Noonan scraps BoI bond-burning plan after bank reaches stress test target

Bank of Ireland raises €350m by buying back capital securities – meaning there is no need to write down its junior bonds.

# burn-the-bondholders - Monday 28 November, 2011

IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders

Ajai Chopra, Chief Negotiator with the IMF, reveals that his group would have backed such a move – but the European partners in the bailout would not.

# burn-the-bondholders - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Noonan mulls burning Bank of Ireland's junior bondholders

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says he is considering writing down some subordinated liabilities by up to 100 per cent.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Noonan: 'I never promised I'd burn senior bondholders'

Michael Noonan says he would like to share the burden of Anglo with its bondholders, but that the ECB wouldn’t support it.

# burn-the-bondholders - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Opposition TDs walk out of Dáil over lack of discussion on Anglo bondholders

Gerry Adams said the Government was refusing to properly debate the payment of over €700m to bondholders.

# burn-the-bondholders - Thursday 8 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# burn-the-bondholders - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Bank of Ireland deal knocks €2bn off taxpayer’s bill

The savings mean the taxpayer will have to give the bank less cash to keep it afloat.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money

Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

AIB saves taxpayer €1.6bn by burning junior bondholders

Preliminary results of AIB’s burden-sharing exercise, largely cleared by the courts last week, are positive for the public.

# burn-the-bondholders - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

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

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

# burn-the-bondholders - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Doctor Doom: Ireland will go bankrupt if it doesn't burn the bondholders

Respected economist Nouriel Roubini says troubled European countries face insolvency unless they can make creditors share the burden.

# burn-the-bondholders - Friday 1 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over the government’s failure to make the bondholders share the pain; Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says criminal charges will come, and red faces for Royal aides as they invite the wrong Mary to the the wedding of William and Kate.