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# ecb - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed

May 4th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,060 Views 9 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.

# ecb - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates
# Super Mario Land
# Super Mario Land

Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates

May 2nd 2013, 1:02 PM 23,026 Views 145 Comments

Falling inflation around the eurozone – particularly in Germany – means big decisions from Draghi and co.

# ecb - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut

Apr 30th 2013, 11:14 AM 4,505 Views 22 Comments

The governing council of the European Central Bank meets on Thursday where it could provide a fresh boost to mortgage holders.

Central Bank governor Honohan to face TDs and senators
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Central Bank governor Honohan to face TDs and senators

Apr 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,976 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Honohan will discuss economic and monetary union with TDs and senators on the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee this afternoon.

# ecb - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC
# ECB
# ECB

Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC

Apr 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,510 Views 53 Comments

The finance minister says the ECB has not told Ireland to refuse Freedom of Information requests about the IBRC wind-up.

# ecb - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission
# Troika
# Troika

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:11 AM 4,673 Views 60 Comments

Officials from the EU, IMF and ECB arrive in Dublin today to conduct their tenth review of Ireland’s bailout programme.

# ecb - Thursday 4 April, 2013

ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was 'not smart'
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was 'not smart'

Apr 4th 2013, 9:03 PM 7,427 Views 42 Comments

The head of the European Central Bank was speaking as the eurozone’s central bank left interest rates unchanged at 0.75 per cent today.

# ecb - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300
# Nicosia
# Nicosia

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300

Mar 28th 2013, 8:31 AM 4,369 Views 34 Comments

Armed security guards have been posted, but there was no sign of customers queuing early for access to their cash.

# ecb - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

AIB recorded pre-tax loss of €3.8 billion in 2012
# Annual Financial Report
# Annual Financial Report

AIB recorded pre-tax loss of €3.8 billion in 2012

Mar 27th 2013, 10:17 AM 4,518 Views 29 Comments

AIB’s chief executive David Duffy – who the report shows was paid €546,000 last year – said that assisting mortgage customers in difficulty would be a “major priority for this year”.

# ecb - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,657 Views 71 Comments

The Troika are in Cyprus for intensive talks, while Nicos Anastasiades could yet lead a delegation to Brussels this afternoon.

# ecb - Friday 22 March, 2013

Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:26 PM 7,565 Views 42 Comments

MPs voted in favour of a national solidarity fund meaning the nationalisation of public and private sector pensions and of capital controls to prevent a run on banks.

Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to 'armour the banking system'
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to 'armour the banking system'

Mar 22nd 2013, 8:03 AM 4,991 Views 104 Comments

Officials scramble to cement a revised plan to stop a possible collapse of the country’s banking system.

# ecb - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ireland leads deal with European Parliament on new banking watchdog
# Banking Union
# Banking Union

Ireland leads deal with European Parliament on new banking watchdog

Mar 19th 2013, 3:35 PM 4,410 Views 48 Comments

The deal with the parliament means that MEPs will now get the ability to pick the leaders of the supervisory board.

# ecb - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,780 Views 93 Comments

Deposits in Cypriot banks will be hit with a one-off levy of 6.75 per cent with those with over €100,000 in banks hit with a 9.9 per cent levy under the €10 billion bailout proposal.

# ecb - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Draghi: ECB's bond-buying programme can't help Ireland escape bailout
# ECB
# ECB

Draghi: ECB's bond-buying programme can't help Ireland escape bailout

Mar 7th 2013, 5:20 PM 7,294 Views 56 Comments

The ECB president says the bank won’t use its bond-buying programme to ease Ireland out if its EU-IMF funding.

# ecb - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits
# Seconds Out
# Seconds Out

Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits

Mar 3rd 2013, 12:46 PM 7,231 Views 50 Comments

Any profits the ECB makes on buying Greek bonds are given straight back to Greece – and Ireland may look for similar.

# ecb - Monday 18 February, 2013

Draghi: ECB hasn't yet considered whether Irish deal is legal
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Draghi: ECB hasn't yet considered whether Irish deal is legal

Feb 18th 2013, 3:57 PM 10,333 Views 33 Comments

Mario Draghi tells MEPs that the European Central Bank only checks ‘monetary financing’ operations once a year

# ecb - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Central Bank Governor says 'deal' will not unravel
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Central Bank Governor says 'deal' will not unravel

Feb 10th 2013, 1:35 PM 7,504 Views 67 Comments

Patrick Honohan said Ireland’s debt is now more sustainable than it was.

# ecb - Friday 8 February, 2013

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Feb 8th 2013, 8:19 AM 5,003 Views 59 Comments

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

# ecb - Thursday 7 February, 2013

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything
# Prom Night
From The Daily Edge
# Prom Night

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything

Feb 7th 2013, 10:14 PM 37,425 Views 91 Comments

These are Ireland’s REAL assets.

The Evening Fix... now with added Facebook privacy
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Facebook privacy

Feb 7th 2013, 7:56 PM 9,769 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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 42 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.

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal
Live Feb 7th 2013, 3:55 PM

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal

Troika sounds warning note about Ireland's unemployment rate
# Review
# Review

Troika sounds warning note about Ireland's unemployment rate

Feb 7th 2013, 3:35 PM 10,526 Views 51 Comments

While the troika was happy with the continued implementation of the bailout programme, it warned that “unemployment remains stubbornly high” and turning into a long-term condition.

Draghi says ECB "took note" of IBRC liquidation
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Draghi says ECB "took note" of IBRC liquidation

Feb 7th 2013, 2:14 PM 5,992 Views 22 Comments

The European Central Bank President said that no decision has been taken on the IBRC promissory note.

Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report

Feb 7th 2013, 12:38 PM 11,830 Views 73 Comments

“We have not received formal confirmation of precisely what is to be agreed,” Ruairí Quinn told the Dáil.

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Feb 7th 2013, 11:04 AM 38,601 Views 119 Comments

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

Noonan: IBRC bill brought through due to "immediate risk" to bank
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Noonan: IBRC bill brought through due to "immediate risk" to bank

Feb 7th 2013, 8:27 AM 12,107 Views 115 Comments

The Finance Minister also said that there “is no deal” with the ECB at this point.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

Feb 7th 2013, 3:50 AM 14,692 Views 69 Comments

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:18 AM 4,464 Views 0 Comments

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:07 AM 19,815 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC
Live Feb 7th 2013, 1:20 AM

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

# ecb - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

Feb 6th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,104 Views 174 Comments

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Feb 6th 2013, 9:15 PM 10,915 Views 0 Comments

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

Feb 6th 2013, 9:07 PM 15,035 Views 61 Comments

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Feb 6th 2013, 8:48 PM 9,767 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

Feb 6th 2013, 8:28 PM 47,554 Views 244 Comments

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

# ecb - Monday 4 February, 2013

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath
# Wrote You A Letter
# Wrote You A Letter

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

Feb 4th 2013, 12:55 PM 9,844 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

# ecb - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 37,988 Views 44 Comments

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…