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# eurogroup - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented
# Corporate Tax Rate
# Corporate Tax Rate

Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 5:30 PM 43,942 Views 69 Comments

Finance Ministers of the world’s seven richest economies agreed to commit to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% at the G7.

# eurogroup - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Sep 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 100,037 Views 82 Comments

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

# eurogroup - Friday 11 September, 2020

'There is a lot of uncertainty': Paschal Donohoe warns of Covid-19 impact on recovery, in his first meeting as Eurogroup head
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

'There is a lot of uncertainty': Paschal Donohoe warns of Covid-19 impact on recovery, in his first meeting as Eurogroup head

Sep 11th 2020, 12:20 PM 14,317 Views 7 Comments

Donohoe is in Berlin for his first meeting as President of the Eurogroup.

# eurogroup - Saturday 11 July, 2020

It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?
# Euro Star
# Euro Star

It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?

Jul 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,766 Views 86 Comments

Experts say that increased Irish influence in Europe could come at a cost.

# eurogroup - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Donohoe wins in bid to become president of the group of Euro finance ministers, says EU recovery fund is first priority
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Donohoe wins in bid to become president of the group of Euro finance ministers, says EU recovery fund is first priority

Updated Jul 9th 2020, 8:05 PM 74,743 Views 104 Comments

Donohoe faced opposition from finance ministers in Spain and Luxembourg for the Eurogroup presidency.

# eurogroup - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job

Jun 25th 2020, 5:02 PM 29,524 Views 97 Comments

Donohoe said it would be a “tremendous honour” to lead the Eurogroup through the challenges ahead.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line
# Who Blinks First?
# Who Blinks First?

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Feb 17th 2015, 3:55 PM 13,393 Views 149 Comments

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# eurogroup - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement
# Brussels
# Brussels

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement

Dec 12th 2013, 3:15 PM 4,036 Views 8 Comments

Eurogroup ministers met earlier this week on the topic, but only agreed on general principles.

# eurogroup - Monday 9 December, 2013

'We're only barely getting off the ground': Noonan dismisses boom suggestions
# Boom? What Boom?
# Boom? What Boom?

'We're only barely getting off the ground': Noonan dismisses boom suggestions

Dec 9th 2013, 8:39 PM 13,288 Views 70 Comments

The Minister for Finance is in Brussels for a Eurogroup meeting, who said Ireland is “proof” that austerity packages ‘deliver results’.

# eurogroup - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Dijsselbloem: EU ministers are 'losing patience' with Greece
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Dijsselbloem: EU ministers are 'losing patience' with Greece

Nov 21st 2013, 4:09 PM 9,225 Views 32 Comments

The Eurogroup President made the comments to a Greek newspaper ahead of the country’s draft budget announcement today.

# eurogroup - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Europe's finance ministers discussing how best to deal with failing banks
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Europe's finance ministers discussing how best to deal with failing banks

Nov 14th 2013, 10:13 AM 2,766 Views 17 Comments

Michael Noonan is joining his eurozone counterparts in Brussels later today.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’

Nov 5th 2013, 5:37 PM 7,522 Views 33 Comments

Minister Michael Noonan will travel to the Hague today to discuss Ireland’s bailout exit with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

# eurogroup - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can't recover bank costs
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can't recover bank costs

Jun 20th 2013, 6:58 PM 6,447 Views 53 Comments

The finance minister says the world recognises that Ireland’s debts are sustainable, but he won’t give up on help.

# eurogroup - Friday 12 April, 2013

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,957 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,119 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'

Apr 10th 2013, 11:07 AM 13,739 Views 156 Comments

Proposals seen by Reuters, to be put to ministers in Dublin this weekend, would see extra time given for Ireland and Portugal to repay.

# eurogroup - Monday 25 March, 2013

Update: Eurozone head insists Cyprus deal not template for future bailouts
# Dijsselbomb
# Dijsselbomb

Update: Eurozone head insists Cyprus deal not template for future bailouts

Mar 25th 2013, 6:35 PM 13,344 Views 113 Comments

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had earlier said the Cyprus template – where depositors and bondholders are hit before governments – is the new model for how troubled banks will be handled. He has since clarified the remarks.

# eurogroup - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Mar 24th 2013, 5:29 PM 17,230 Views 23 Comments

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

# eurogroup - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Eurozone ministers: We'll change repayment date for Ireland's bailout loans
# Good News
# Good News

Eurozone ministers: We'll change repayment date for Ireland's bailout loans

Mar 16th 2013, 10:24 AM 5,933 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Finance says the move will make it easier for Ireland to emerge from the bailout programme.

# eurogroup - Monday 4 March, 2013

Key meeting in Brussels to discuss whether AIB, BoI costs can be recouped
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Key meeting in Brussels to discuss whether AIB, BoI costs can be recouped

Mar 4th 2013, 3:49 PM 7,338 Views 56 Comments

Eurozone finance ministers will today discuss the key question of whether the Euro’s bailout fund will chip in to Ireland’s costs.

# eurogroup - Monday 21 January, 2013

Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks

Jan 21st 2013, 6:53 PM 3,859 Views 53 Comments

Michael Noonan will chair tomorrow’s meeting of EU finance ministers; today’s Eurogroup meeting will elect a new head.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Greek buy-back deal would wipe €20 billion off national debt
# Greece
# Greece

Greek buy-back deal would wipe €20 billion off national debt

Dec 12th 2012, 2:46 PM 7,725 Views 25 Comments

The deal will see some people get only a third of their money back – but others will get three times their investment.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Video: Greece left waiting for aid as EU and IMF disagree
# Greece
# Greece

Video: Greece left waiting for aid as EU and IMF disagree

Nov 13th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,200 Views 12 Comments

IMF chief Christine Lagarde visibly disagreed with Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a press confernece last night.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Taoiseach coy on content of telephone chat with Angela Merkel
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach coy on content of telephone chat with Angela Merkel

Oct 23rd 2012, 5:40 PM 5,670 Views 95 Comments

“Surely you don’t expect me to tell what questions I had for the Chancellor, or what questions the Chancellor had for me.”

# eurogroup - Monday 22 October, 2012

French president Hollande: Ireland's bailout is 'a special case'
# Bon Amis
# Bon Amis

French president Hollande: Ireland's bailout is 'a special case'

Oct 22nd 2012, 7:29 PM 6,306 Views 55 Comments

Francois Hollande echoes Angela Merkel’s comments – saying Ireland differs from other countries because the bailout was forced on us.

# eurogroup - Sunday 21 October, 2012

'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout
# Bank Debts
# Bank Debts

'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout

Oct 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 27,322 Views 158 Comments

Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel issue a joint statement describing Ireland as “a special case” financially.

# eurogroup - Friday 19 October, 2012

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels
# Oh Mein Gott
# Oh Mein Gott

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels

Oct 19th 2012, 7:27 PM 11,170 Views 103 Comments

“It will not be a retroactive direct capitalisation. If recapitalisation is possible, it will come for the future.”

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks
# European Council
# European Council

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks

Oct 19th 2012, 3:56 PM 8,116 Views 225 Comments

The German chancellor tells a news conference there “will not be any retroactive direct recapitalisation”. That’s us told.

# eurogroup - Friday 14 September, 2012

EU leaders may discuss improved Irish bailout - but only after bank deal is finalised
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU leaders may discuss improved Irish bailout - but only after bank deal is finalised

Sep 14th 2012, 2:42 PM 3,853 Views 17 Comments

Once discussions on the promissory note issue has been concluded, Ireland could get a more lenient deal – but it may be some time.

Quest for bank debt deal to continue at Cyprus ministers' meeting
# Banking Deal
# Banking Deal

Quest for bank debt deal to continue at Cyprus ministers' meeting

Sep 14th 2012, 7:53 AM 2,100 Views 12 Comments

Michael Noonan will meet his counterparts from around Europe in Cyprus today, hoping to make progress on shedding Ireland’s bank debts.

# eurogroup - Monday 30 July, 2012

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge

Jul 30th 2012, 9:51 AM 2,017 Views 12 Comments

There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Eurozone: Irish bank debt will be re-examined by autumn
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Eurozone: Irish bank debt will be re-examined by autumn

Jul 10th 2012, 8:05 AM 3,446 Views 31 Comments

European ministers have also rubber-stamped an initial €30billion bailout for Spain.

# eurogroup - Friday 29 June, 2012

We Know How You Feel Photo of the Day
# OMG
# OMG

We Know How You Feel Photo of the Day

Jun 29th 2012, 1:01 PM 5,240 Views 19 Comments

This is Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker at summit of EU leaders in Brussels. Maybe he knows something we don’t…

# eurogroup - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Noonan to continue promissory note campaign at Eurozone ministers' meeting
# Crunchzeit
# Crunchzeit

Noonan to continue promissory note campaign at Eurozone ministers' meeting

Jun 21st 2012, 3:21 PM 2,230 Views 46 Comments

The minister for finance will meet his Eurozone counterparts this evening, and be joined by the non-euro ministers tomorrow.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Report: EU preparing 'worst case scenario' measures if Greece quits euro
# Drachmail
# Drachmail

Report: EU preparing 'worst case scenario' measures if Greece quits euro

Jun 12th 2012, 10:44 AM 2,058 Views 19 Comments

Reuters says officials have discussed limits on ATM withdrawals, border checks and capital controls if Greece goes.

# eurogroup - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Noonan welcomes Spanish request for banking bailout
# Spain
# Spain

Noonan welcomes Spanish request for banking bailout

Jun 9th 2012, 8:45 PM 9,024 Views 113 Comments

But will Ireland have to contribute to the bailout?

Spain will make a formal request for bank bailout of up to €100 billion
# Spain
# Spain

Spain will make a formal request for bank bailout of up to €100 billion

Jun 9th 2012, 6:31 PM 3,640 Views 42 Comments

Spain is braced to become the fourth eurozone country to ask for assistance – but its bailout will not come with a programme for austerity.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Eurozone countries 'warned to plan for Greek exit' - report
# Grexit
# Grexit

Eurozone countries 'warned to plan for Greek exit' - report

May 23rd 2012, 5:58 PM 4,933 Views 46 Comments

A group of EU finance advisors agreed to issue the instruction on Monday, according to Reuters.

# eurogroup - Monday 21 May, 2012

Ireland, Portugal hit out at Greece for breaking promises
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Ireland, Portugal hit out at Greece for breaking promises

May 21st 2012, 9:08 AM 4,363 Views 58 Comments

Both Michael Noonan and Vitor Gaspar were tough on their Greek counterpart last week over Athens’s failure to follow its bailout programme.

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