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# eurogroup - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Paschal Donohoe set for second term as Eurogroup president after running unopposed
# Eurogroup President
# Eurogroup President

Paschal Donohoe set for second term as Eurogroup president after running unopposed

Nov 24th 2022, 4:29 PM 8,014 Views 13 Comments

After much speculation on the impact of the upcoming cabinet reshuffle on the government’s efforts to remain at the helm of the Eurogroup, Donohoe is set to continue on as president.

Paschal Donohoe asks Eurogroup members to re-elect him as president
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Paschal Donohoe asks Eurogroup members to re-elect him as president

Nov 21st 2022, 7:14 AM 10,429 Views 25 Comments

He is bidding for another term despite plans for the Cabinet reshuffle to take him out of the Finance portfolio.

# eurogroup - Last month November 2022

McGrath 'strongly supports' Donohoe's bid for second term as Eurogroup President
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

McGrath 'strongly supports' Donohoe's bid for second term as Eurogroup President

Nov 15th 2022, 6:35 PM 9,086 Views 5 Comments

Paschal Donohoe was nominated by the Government for a second term earlier this month.

Eurozone finance ministers to vote for new Eurogroup President next month
# Paschal Donohoe
# Paschal Donohoe

Eurozone finance ministers to vote for new Eurogroup President next month

Nov 7th 2022, 8:10 PM 8,324 Views 2 Comments

Paschal Donohoe is currently seeking a second term as President of the Eurogroup.

Government to nominate Paschal Donohoe for second term as President of the Eurogroup
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Government to nominate Paschal Donohoe for second term as President of the Eurogroup

Nov 4th 2022, 7:19 PM 13,422 Views 9 Comments

The proposal would see Michael McGrath represent Ireland at the Eurogroup as Finance Minister.

# eurogroup - This year 2022

Michael McGrath says Varadkar should have discussed Finance portfolio handover 'privately'
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Michael McGrath says Varadkar should have discussed Finance portfolio handover 'privately'

Updated Sep 19th 2022, 12:49 PM 44,623 Views 26 Comments

He said that Varadkar’s handover plan would be a ‘division of the Department of Finance’.

Donohoe refuses to be drawn on Eurogroup issue but his party leader hopes he can keep the role
# Cabinet Reshuffle
# Cabinet Reshuffle

Donohoe refuses to be drawn on Eurogroup issue but his party leader hopes he can keep the role

Sep 14th 2022, 4:16 PM 7,624 Views 2 Comments

Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath is expected to take over the finance ministry in December.

# eurogroup - Last year 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 44,056 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 - All time

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 100,160 Views 82 Comments

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

'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 14,332 Views 7 Comments

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

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 39,984 Views 86 Comments

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

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 74,804 Views 104 Comments

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

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 29,554 Views 97 Comments

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

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 13,418 Views 149 Comments

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

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 4,055 Views 8 Comments

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

'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 13,305 Views 70 Comments

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

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 9,249 Views 32 Comments

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

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 2,780 Views 17 Comments

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

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 7,542 Views 33 Comments

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

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 6,475 Views 53 Comments

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

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 11,980 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 3,146 Views 25 Comments

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

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 13,760 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.

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 13,367 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.

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 17,267 Views 23 Comments

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

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 5,951 Views 78 Comments

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

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 7,361 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.

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 3,876 Views 53 Comments

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

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 7,743 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.

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 3,213 Views 12 Comments

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

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 5,691 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.”

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 6,325 Views 55 Comments

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

'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 27,349 Views 158 Comments

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

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 11,205 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 8,138 Views 225 Comments

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

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 3,872 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 2,119 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.

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 2,034 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.

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 3,467 Views 31 Comments

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

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