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#Debt Relief

# debt-relief - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout
# Greek Drama
# Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Jul 15th 2015, 11:58 PM 45,505 Views 123 Comments

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# debt-relief - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

Jul 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,527 Views 114 Comments

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

# debt-relief - Friday 4 April, 2014

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because 'it gives banks too much power'
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because 'it gives banks too much power'

Apr 4th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,542 Views 29 Comments

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# debt-relief - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:05 AM 6,343 Views 38 Comments

66 people have been made bankrupt in 2014 so far, more than all of last year.

# debt-relief - 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.

# debt-relief - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Debt advice service sees people trying to cope 'breaking down in tears'
# New Beginning
# New Beginning

Debt advice service sees people trying to cope 'breaking down in tears'

Apr 30th 2013, 11:42 AM 6,872 Views 39 Comments

New Beginning have organised free, debt advice seminars across Ireland.

# debt-relief - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Column: Debtors are entitled to a life, not just an existence, under  the new Personal Insolvency Act
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Debtors are entitled to a life, not just an existence, under the new Personal Insolvency Act

Mar 31st 2013, 8:15 AM 81 Views 97 Comments

Some reports have led to anxiety and stress for those seeking to avail of the new debt relief mechanisms – but evaluations will not be as black-and-white as some fear, writes Ryan Stewart.

# debt-relief - 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…

# debt-relief - Friday 6 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Jul 6th 2012, 8:06 PM 7,981 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Poll: Should debtors have to sell their personal jewellery to get relief?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should debtors have to sell their personal jewellery to get relief?

Jul 6th 2012, 10:13 AM 7,820 Views 126 Comments

Alan Shatter has said debtors may have to sell off sentimental items such as engagement rings, if they are valuable. So what do you think?

Debtors should sell their personal jewellery to get relief, says Shatter
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Debtors should sell their personal jewellery to get relief, says Shatter

Jul 6th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,867 Views 86 Comments

The Minister for Justice said jewellery including engagement rings should be sold off if people want debt relief.

# debt-relief - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 7th 2012, 7:51 PM 6,596 Views 6 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: A move towards mortgage relief; the deadliest place on Earth for girls; and should Ireland rejoin the Commonwealth?

# debt-relief - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Noonan: Mortgage measures will help families 'break shackles' of debt
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Noonan: Mortgage measures will help families 'break shackles' of debt

Oct 18th 2011, 9:28 PM 866 Views 30 Comments

The finance minister has defended proposals in the government’s Keane report on mortgage debt.

# debt-relief - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:00 PM 52 Views 41 Comments

The Keane Report, independent TD Stephen Donnelly notes, cites “inappropriate mortgage-holder behaviour”. It does not mention “inappropriate banker behaviour”.

# debt-relief - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

'Designed to protect the banks': Mortgage group slates debt relief report
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

'Designed to protect the banks': Mortgage group slates debt relief report

Oct 12th 2011, 9:09 PM 845 Views 15 Comments

The government’s much-touted plan for homeowners “gives no solutions”, according to David Hall of New Beginning.

# debt-relief - Monday 10 October, 2011

Column: Why should bankers have the right to judge us?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why should bankers have the right to judge us?

Oct 10th 2011, 8:32 PM 14 Views 25 Comments

People behind on mortgage payments face humiliating personal interrogation from their bankers. We need a new independent solution, writes David Hall of New Beginning.

# debt-relief - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Germany’s Constitutional court upholds participation in EU bailouts
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Germany’s Constitutional court upholds participation in EU bailouts

Sep 7th 2011, 10:21 AM 315 Views 0 Comments

Germany was not acting unconstitutionally in sanctioning a Greek bailout, the court says – though future bailouts need greater approval.

# debt-relief - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

10 things you should know about Ireland’s mortgage debt and arrears
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

10 things you should know about Ireland’s mortgage debt and arrears

Aug 31st 2011, 7:40 AM 5,104 Views 36 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons sifts through the myths and figures being thrown about in the debate about whether there should be mortgage debt forgiveness.

# debt-relief - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need

Aug 21st 2011, 12:06 PM 1,026 Views 23 Comments

Chorus of calls for Government to organise a mortgage debt relief scheme for worst-off householders builds to crescendo – and now a government junior minister is backing it…

# debt-relief - Thursday 16 December, 2010