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# eurocrisis - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Michael D: 'The EU will become illegitimate without economic reform'

President Higgins says the EU is facing a “moral crisis” as much as an economic one: “You are either a union or you’re not.”

# eurocrisis - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Stocks slide over signs of jitters at European banks

European banks deposited a record €412 billion with the ECB overnight – showing that banks are worried about loaning money to each other.

# eurocrisis - Monday 19 December, 2011

Better deal for Ireland if we pass EU referendum? Government says maybe...

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also said it is “too early” to make a call about whether a referendum will be necessary on the EU budget deal.

# eurocrisis - Friday 16 December, 2011

Moody's downgrades Belgium's debt by 2 notches

Moody’s already rates Ireland’s bonds as junk – but now says that that outlook for Belgium is “negative”.

Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries

Fitch ratings agency has this evening said it is considering downgrading Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia and Cyprus by one or two notches.