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'Save our A&E': Thousands attend protest to protect services at Portlaoise hospital
It has been proposed that the hospital be downgraded.
'That is not the way a health service works': Harris extremely concerned if patients seeking help are turned away
A man suffered a heart attack after being turned away from St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughllinstown.
HSE boss defends the downgrading of Roscommon Hospital
The downgrading of the hospital and the closure of the emergency department polarised the community back in 2011.
Remember credit ratings? Britain's has just taken a beating
The Brexit train keeps on rolling.
'I’ve gone to funerals where mourners would refuse to shake my hand'
Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan opens up about a turbulent four years that convinced him to retire from politics.
European stock markets waver after France loses AAA rating
European markets have all recorded modest gains, apparently in expectation of a deal to lend Greece the cash it needs.
Moody's downgrades 28 Spanish banks over debt concerns
Banks downgraded last night include one of the eurozone’s biggest – Banco Santander.
Downgraded: Moody's slashes Spain's credit rating
The downgrade comes on foot of an agreement reached at the weekend to bailout Spain’s troubled banking system.
Downgraded: Spain's credit rating slashed by Fitch with negative outlook
The cost of bailing out Spain’s banks could be as high as €100 billion, the ratings agency warned as it forecast a recession for the rest of this year and next.
Interest rates plunge as Italy raises €6 billion in new auction
What downgrade? Italy flogs billions in 12-year bonds with interest rates falling dramatically on a similar bond last month.
Two ratings agencies downgrade Spanish banks
Fitch cut the ratings on four of Spain’s financial institutions – while S&P downgraded 15.
Fitch ratings agency downgrades Hungary to junk status
The agency also said there was a more than 50 per cent chance of another downgrade within two years.
S&P downgrades major US banks
The agency’s latest credit ratings downgrades include Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.
More bad news for Belgium with credit rating downgrade
On top of its lack-of-a-government woes, Belgium’s credit rating has just been downgraded with a negative outlook…
Spain's credit rating downgraded by Standard and Poor's
It cut its long-term rating to “AA-” from “AA.” The outlook on the rating is “negative.”
S&P boss steps down, weeks after unprecedented US downgrade
Deven Sharma, the president of Standard & Poor’s, will step down within a month after facing criticism for lowering the US’s rating.
Downgraded: US loses AAA credit rating for the first time ever
Standard & Poor’s decision makes it the first time the US’ credit rating has fallen below the highest level, AAA, which it has held since 1917.
Moody's downgrades Portugal to junk
Fears of a second bailout mean the outlook on Portuguese debt isn’t so good…
Ireland's credit rating slashed by three grades to BBB+
We are now just two levels above Greece as Fitch downgrade us for the cost of supporting banking system.
Anglo Irish Bank credit rating downgraded to junk
More bad news for Irish banks with latest round of credit downgrades.
S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks
The rating agency says the EU/IMF loan averted an even deeper downgrade.