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# default - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Dublin's famous Dr Quirkey's arcade has fallen foul of the taxman
# Tax Default
# Tax Default

Dublin's famous Dr Quirkey's arcade has fallen foul of the taxman

Mar 7th 2017, 6:23 PM 39,636 Views 31 Comments

The company behind the O’Connell St venue was on the latest Revenue tax defaulters list.

# default - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Jun 30th 2015, 7:30 AM 38,491 Views 207 Comments

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

# default - Friday 19 June, 2015

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money
# Default
# Default

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

Jun 19th 2015, 7:55 AM 13,500 Views 137 Comments

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# default - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

A landlord was made to pay €3 million to Revenue for not properly declaring tax
# Default In Their Stars
# Default In Their Stars

A landlord was made to pay €3 million to Revenue for not properly declaring tax

Jun 10th 2015, 11:02 AM 25,059 Views 33 Comments

The largest settlement was for €3 million.

# default - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,469 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# default - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years
# Buenos Angry
# Buenos Angry

Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years

Jul 31st 2014, 11:05 AM 16,768 Views 105 Comments

The country’s Finance Minister hit out at what he called “vulture funds”.

# default - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'
# RBS
# RBS

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'

Nov 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,451 Views 25 Comments

A report by the British government has alleged that Royal Bank of Scotland hit healthy businesses with charges and rates that forced them to close allowing bank to seize their assets at a lower price.

# default - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

Oct 8th 2013, 9:22 PM 4,619 Views 38 Comments

Yes, it’s the debt ceiling issue again.

# default - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Noonan: Claim about strategic mortgage defaulters is 'wholly anecdotal'
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Noonan: Claim about strategic mortgage defaulters is 'wholly anecdotal'

Mar 16th 2013, 6:08 PM 8,014 Views 68 Comments

The Finance Minister has dismissed a claim that as many as 35 per cent of mortgage arrears cases in Ireland are a result of strategic default where a borrower chooses not to pay their mortgage.

# default - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added nuns on a plane
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added nuns on a plane

Mar 5th 2013, 7:44 PM 6,395 Views 1 Comment

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# default - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?

Feb 7th 2013, 7:15 PM 18 Views 56 Comments

The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.

# default - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser
# Debt
# Debt

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,633 Views 50 Comments

Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.

# default - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions
# Repossession
# Repossession

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions

Dec 13th 2012, 2:23 PM 3,483 Views 37 Comments

The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.

# default - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes
# Repossession
# Repossession

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes

Dec 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 10,159 Views 66 Comments

The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.

# default - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Court registered judgements against debtors top €1 billion in 2012
# Debt
# Debt

Court registered judgements against debtors top €1 billion in 2012

Dec 11th 2012, 2:33 PM 5,240 Views 10 Comments

The value of judgements against commercial debtros increased by 554 per cent to almost €293 million.

# default - Friday 8 June, 2012

The 20 countries with the highest probability of default
# Default
# Default

The 20 countries with the highest probability of default

Jun 8th 2012, 12:50 PM 14,636 Views 43 Comments

Ireland has made the list – unsurprisingly – but where does it rank?

# default - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Column: The Irish default debate will be long – but we have to start it now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Irish default debate will be long – but we have to start it now

Apr 14th 2012, 8:30 AM 57 Views 64 Comments

Economist Constantin Gurdgiev describes his work on a new book asking the question: What would happen if Ireland walked away from its debts?

# default - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The 10 countries most likely to default... and Ireland is sixth
# Scary Table
# Scary Table

The 10 countries most likely to default... and Ireland is sixth

Apr 10th 2012, 11:02 AM 14,851 Views 42 Comments

Financial information services company Markit has produced a table detailing the 10 countries with the widest credit default swap spreads…

# default - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

S&P downgrades Greece into 'selective default' territory
# Downgrade
# Downgrade

S&P downgrades Greece into 'selective default' territory

Feb 28th 2012, 7:48 AM 1,563 Views 11 Comments

The ratings agency demonstrates it can read, by officially acknowledging that Greece’s bond-swap is a ‘selective default’.

# default - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Fitch: 'Highly likely' that Greece will default soon
# Uh-Oh
# Uh-Oh

Fitch: 'Highly likely' that Greece will default soon

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:35 PM 2,898 Views 22 Comments

The ratings agency has downgraded Greece just one day after EU leaders agreed on a €130 billion bailout deal for the country.

# default - Monday 20 February, 2012

Greek minister 'optimistic' about approval of second €130bn bailout
# Greece
# Greece

Greek minister 'optimistic' about approval of second €130bn bailout

Feb 20th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,060 Views 6 Comments

Arriving in Brussels, Evangelos Venizelos says Greece is “ready to conclude this long process” and secure more funding.

Euro ministers to decide on Greece bailout
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Euro ministers to decide on Greece bailout

Feb 20th 2012, 8:11 AM 919 Views 12 Comments

Days past the original deadline, eurozone finance ministers are to decide on the €130 billion rescue package today.

# default - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 8:27 AM 5,959 Views 10 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am, including: Enda heads Stateside (again), penalties for jobseekers turning down work, and good news on the jobs front for Dublin.

# default - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal
# Greece
# Greece

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal

Feb 12th 2012, 10:53 PM 7,185 Views 102 Comments

Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No

Feb 12th 2012, 12:09 PM 2,459 Views 86 Comments

Lucas Papademos goes on TV to warn that the cost of a Greek default is far greater than that of a second bailout.

# default - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default
# Default
# Default

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default

Feb 11th 2012, 11:10 AM 1,413 Views 14 Comments

MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.

# default - Friday 10 February, 2012

'Memorandum macht frei': how one Greek paper views the second bailout
# Austerity
# Austerity

'Memorandum macht frei': how one Greek paper views the second bailout

Feb 10th 2012, 11:42 AM 6,292 Views 36 Comments

The Greek daily Dimokratia isn’t best pleased with the EU-enforced austerity. Check out yesterday’s front page…

EU withholds Greek bailout until new conditions are met
# Greece
# Greece

EU withholds Greek bailout until new conditions are met

Feb 10th 2012, 7:38 AM 1,373 Views 11 Comments

EU finance ministers are refusing to release the aid package despite a deal reached by Greece’s leaders yesterday.

# default - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Greek leaders head to Brussels empty-handed
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Greek leaders head to Brussels empty-handed

Feb 9th 2012, 7:47 AM 2,086 Views 30 Comments

If Greece doesn’t secure a bailout loan by 15 February it may not have the money to pay a €14.5 billion bond on 20 March.

# default - Monday 6 February, 2012

Second bailout talks resume today as Greece tries to avoid bankruptcy
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Second bailout talks resume today as Greece tries to avoid bankruptcy

Feb 6th 2012, 7:34 AM 1,076 Views 6 Comments

The leaders of the three coalition parties meet with the PM to agree on austerity measures so a €130bn bailout can be secured – and a default avoided.

# default - Friday 13 January, 2012

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter
# It Never Rains...
# It Never Rains...

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter

Jan 13th 2012, 5:21 PM 3,231 Views 14 Comments

Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.

# default - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Greek prime minister survives confidence vote
# Greece
# Greece

Greek prime minister survives confidence vote

Nov 5th 2011, 7:53 AM 290 Views 12 Comments

George Papandreou has made a pledge to step aside if necessary, and has called for a new coalition government.

# default - Thursday 3 November, 2011

So what happens IF Greece leaves the euro?
# Greece
# Greece

So what happens IF Greece leaves the euro?

Nov 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 3,952 Views 35 Comments

A bank run, devaluation, civil disobedience – what exactly would be the effect of Greece pulling out of the eurozone?

# default - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Eurozone debt crisis: 9 key diary dates this month
# Eurozone Crisis
# Eurozone Crisis

Eurozone debt crisis: 9 key diary dates this month

Oct 8th 2011, 7:20 PM 821 Views 6 Comments

Will this be the most important month for the 17 nations of the euro area?

# default - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Greek government secures €2bn property tax ahead of EU-IMF showdown
# Greece
# Greece

Greek government secures €2bn property tax ahead of EU-IMF showdown

Sep 28th 2011, 8:14 AM 257 Views 5 Comments

The Troika are in town today, the day after massive protests greeted the passage of a new property tax through parliament.

# default - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Greek government announces new austerity measures
# Austerity
# Austerity

Greek government announces new austerity measures

Sep 21st 2011, 10:09 PM 438 Views 23 Comments

Cuts in pension and a reduction in the number of civil servants are among the new measures agreed upon to try and persuade international creditors that the Greek Government is serious about fiscal reform.

# default - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Sep 20th 2011, 8:30 AM 2,419 Views 12 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: FF prepares for crunch meeting on Áras, is Greece going to withdraw from the Euro?, and Europe’s women reveal their biggest turn-off…

# default - Monday 19 September, 2011

Column: Greek crisis might not be all bad for Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Greek crisis might not be all bad for Ireland

Sep 19th 2011, 7:00 PM 17 Views 15 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that while Greece would take a long time to recover from a default, it could have a number of outcomes for Irish fortunes…

Ambitious Greece promises to turn budget surplus for 2012
# Greece
# Greece

Ambitious Greece promises to turn budget surplus for 2012

Sep 19th 2011, 10:46 AM 597 Views 6 Comments

The Greek government promises to spend less than it takes in in 2012 – but says it won’t repay interest on loans before that.

# default - Sunday 18 September, 2011

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Sep 18th 2011, 9:00 AM 2,642 Views 6 Comments

Nine things to know this Sunday morning including €500 All Ireland tickets, the latest in the race for the Áras, and Dale Farm travellers brace for eviction…

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