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#Debt

# debt - Friday 13 May, 2016

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership
# Newtownmountkennedy
# Newtownmountkennedy

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership

May 13th 2016, 8:58 PM 25,526 Views 24 Comments

Druids Glen says despite the court proceedings it will be a case of “business as usual” at the course.

# debt - Monday 9 May, 2016

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU
# Household Debt
# Household Debt

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

May 9th 2016, 4:54 PM 19,217 Views 115 Comments

The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.

# debt - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet

Mar 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 721 Views 51 Comments

The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.

# debt - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

Mar 20th 2016, 3:47 PM 20,884 Views 72 Comments

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

# debt - Friday 18 March, 2016

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'

Mar 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 188 Views 45 Comments

Debt is scary – sometimes scary to face and always scary to hide from, writes Stephen Curtis.

# debt - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in'
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in'

Jan 12th 2016, 9:30 PM 27,215 Views 30 Comments

Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald believes the province has always been open to change.

# debt - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'
# A Landlord Speaks
# A Landlord Speaks

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'

Dec 20th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,076 Views 51 Comments

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

# debt - Friday 11 December, 2015

Corrie debt storyline 'all too real' for Irish families with sick children
# Cliona's Foundation
# Cliona's Foundation

Corrie debt storyline 'all too real' for Irish families with sick children

Dec 11th 2015, 6:05 AM 15,943 Views 8 Comments

Many families are trying to make their child’s last Christmas special.

# debt - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky
# Nice One
# Nice One

Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky

Aug 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 22,290 Views 51 Comments

Well, that’s surprising.

# debt - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons
# UAE
# UAE

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons

Aug 11th 2015, 10:51 AM 39,105 Views 104 Comments

John White, a property developer from Clonmel in Country Tipperary is in prison over a €500,000 debt he could not pay.

# debt - Monday 13 July, 2015

Number of property repossessions up nearly 200%
# Debt
# Debt

Number of property repossessions up nearly 200%

Jul 13th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,991 Views 18 Comments

The Courts Service is joining with MABS, the Citizen Information Bureau and the Irish Insolvency Service to bring independent information and advice to court houses around the country.

# debt - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 154 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# debt - 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 22,525 Views 114 Comments

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

# debt - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Mayweather stripped of WBO title for not paying his debts
# Money
From The42
# Money

Mayweather stripped of WBO title for not paying his debts

Jul 7th 2015, 9:33 AM 7,303 Views 4 Comments

The welterweight champion owes $200,000 in sanction fees and is set to be replaced by Timothy Bradley.

# debt - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015
# Debt March
# Debt March

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

Jul 2nd 2015, 7:56 AM 13,951 Views 115 Comments

And you thought your debts were bad.

# debt - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Troika's negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Troika's negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Jun 30th 2015, 6:15 PM 141 Views 82 Comments

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

# debt - Monday 29 June, 2015

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece - but they can only get €60
# Greece Frightening
# Greece Frightening

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece - but they can only get €60

Jun 29th 2015, 7:47 AM 24,733 Views 162 Comments

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# debt - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:45 PM 31,241 Views 115 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# debt - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge
# Debt Management
# Debt Management

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

Jun 17th 2015, 10:12 AM 8,160 Views 3 Comments

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

# debt - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month
# Payback
# Payback

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:52 AM 9,007 Views 36 Comments

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# debt - Friday 29 May, 2015

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt

May 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 47,500 Views 88 Comments

Filan was a high profile casualty of the economic crash.

# debt - Monday 27 April, 2015

There's some 'good news' for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears
# Debt
# Debt

There's some 'good news' for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears

Apr 27th 2015, 8:40 AM 11,429 Views 46 Comments

Those who qualify for social housing can sell their homes and not be pursued for the outstanding debt.

# debt - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"

Apr 19th 2015, 2:21 PM 12,313 Views 85 Comments

The Health Minister made the comment today.

# debt - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country'

Apr 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 163 Views 196 Comments

Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Apr 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,525 Views 95 Comments

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# debt - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Open letter from a lone parent: 'I'm exhausted of trying to provide for my child while living in financial hardship'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Open letter from a lone parent: 'I'm exhausted of trying to provide for my child while living in financial hardship'

Mar 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 66,604 Views 215 Comments

A single mother of a 15-year-old writes an open letter to the government about her struggle to make ends meet.

# debt - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Here's what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person
# Do I Look Fat In This?
# Do I Look Fat In This?

Here's what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person

Mar 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 40,089 Views 69 Comments

Ireland is looking pretty ‘big-boned’…

# debt - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion
# Court
# Court

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:51 PM 40,327 Views 0 Comments

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# debt - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions
# Debt
# Debt

Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions

Feb 25th 2015, 7:13 PM 18,307 Views 104 Comments

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment
# Savings
From The42
# Savings

GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment

Feb 25th 2015, 9:56 AM 5,730 Views 12 Comments

The move could save the county board millions.

# debt - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home
# Banks
# Banks

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home

Feb 19th 2015, 8:52 PM 26,387 Views 47 Comments

The personal insolvency arrangement involved a number of banks.

# debt - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Feb 17th 2015, 11:55 AM 19,720 Views 128 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# debt - Monday 16 February, 2015

300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help

Feb 16th 2015, 5:15 PM 13,569 Views 23 Comments

MABS has been busy.

# debt - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out
# Greek Debt
# Greek Debt

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out

Feb 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 9,750 Views 192 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: "Today I'm pessimistic"
# Debt
# Debt

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: "Today I'm pessimistic"

Feb 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,106 Views 135 Comments

The finance minister is going to Brussels for an emergency meeting on Greece tomorrow.

# debt - Sunday 8 February, 2015

'Ireland will show solidarity with Greece'
# New Deal
# New Deal

'Ireland will show solidarity with Greece'

Feb 8th 2015, 7:59 PM 32,906 Views 104 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt
# Plan Ahead
# Plan Ahead

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Feb 8th 2015, 7:31 PM 12,717 Views 71 Comments

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.

# debt - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,455 Views 41 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# debt - Monday 2 February, 2015

A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens' debts. But it's not Greece
# A New Start
# A New Start

A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens' debts. But it's not Greece

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:10 AM 28,238 Views 30 Comments

The write-off could be worth up to €273 million for 60,000 of the nation’s poorest citizens.

# debt - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...
# Loadsamoney
# Loadsamoney

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Jan 30th 2015, 5:15 PM 56,352 Views 32 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…