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#Financial Crisis

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

FactCheck: Was Micheál Martin right to say that the banks were not bailed out in 2008?
# Recession
# Recession

FactCheck: Was Micheál Martin right to say that the banks were not bailed out in 2008?

Dec 16th 2020, 6:56 PM 61,088 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach has suggested that the bank guarantee was an investment.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Macclesfield Town wound up due to debts of over €500k
# Financial Crisis
From The42
# Financial Crisis

Macclesfield Town wound up due to debts of over €500k

Sep 16th 2020, 11:43 AM 7,758 Views 6 Comments

The club was recently relegated from League Two after being docked points for breaches of regulations relating to the non-payment of wages.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008

Mar 11th 2020, 5:37 PM 22,419 Views 30 Comments

The economic effects of coronavirus can be mitigated “if we handle it well,” according to the Bank of England.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains
# Financial Crisis
From The42
# Financial Crisis

Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains

Jul 19th 2017, 7:53 PM 4,694 Views 2 Comments

Denis O’Connor has stepped down from his post this evening.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Bray Wanderers 'back in business' after securing funds to pay players
# Reprieve
From The42
# Reprieve

Bray Wanderers 'back in business' after securing funds to pay players

Jul 6th 2017, 5:30 PM 4,974 Views 10 Comments

The struggling League of Ireland club have received renewed support in recent days.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,661 Views 22 Comments

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank
# Freak Out
# Freak Out

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank

Jan 12th 2016, 10:58 AM 25,902 Views 35 Comments

Everybody’s worried about China.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas
# Plymouth Rock
# Plymouth Rock

Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 7:28 PM 60,507 Views 0 Comments

The Plymouth County Correctional Facility has housed infamous murderers and terrorists, and now, the former CEO of Anglo.

# financial-crisis - Monday 14 December, 2015

Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans
# The Life Of Bert
# The Life Of Bert

Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans

Dec 14th 2015, 7:45 PM 59,413 Views 283 Comments

The former taoiseach has given the BBC his verdict on the cause of Ireland’s financial meltdown.

# financial-crisis - Friday 23 October, 2015

Micheal Noonan doesn't know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs
# Warning
# Warning

Micheal Noonan doesn't know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs

Oct 23rd 2015, 12:23 PM 12,796 Views 88 Comments

The Finance Minister confirmed there were discussions about security at the height of the financial crisis.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?
# Warning
# Warning

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:23 PM 36,388 Views 164 Comments

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

These figures show Irish people lost more than anyone in the financial crisis
# Bottom Of The Pile
# Bottom Of The Pile

These figures show Irish people lost more than anyone in the financial crisis

Oct 20th 2015, 12:06 PM 18,950 Views 73 Comments

But it has been a good few years to be Dutch, Belgian or Danish.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 164 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# financial-crisis - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing'
# The Regulator
# The Regulator

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing'

May 28th 2015, 3:55 PM 22,436 Views 138 Comments

One TD was paraphrasing Oscar Wilde at the banking inquiry today.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
# Digestives And Milk
# Digestives And Milk

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

Feb 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 28,819 Views 75 Comments

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

We made a 'bad mistake' not predicting the banking crisis - but so did everyone else
# Sorry Y'all
# Sorry Y'all

We made a 'bad mistake' not predicting the banking crisis - but so did everyone else

Feb 11th 2015, 12:32 PM 16,217 Views 68 Comments

This ESRI professor says regulators could still have stopped the financial catastrophe.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Nearly all the assets from Nama's €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers
# Nama Drama
# Nama Drama

Nearly all the assets from Nama's €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers

Oct 22nd 2014, 5:12 PM 12,317 Views 34 Comments

And the bad bank’s boss says if overseas owners want to pull apart Irish businesses there’s not much he can do.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...

Jul 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 471 Views 9 Comments

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# financial-crisis - Monday 23 June, 2014

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer
# Tell Me Whys
# Tell Me Whys

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer

Jun 23rd 2014, 4:12 PM 5,549 Views 36 Comments

Bruton wants the inquiry to focus on the reasons why the crisis wasn’t averted, not how it happened.

# financial-crisis - Monday 5 May, 2014

Portugal follows Ireland's lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout
# Trendsetters
# Trendsetters

Portugal follows Ireland's lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout

May 5th 2014, 2:53 PM 10,565 Views 39 Comments

As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 3 May, 2014

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously
# So Long
# So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

May 3rd 2014, 9:15 AM 19,391 Views 51 Comments

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’
# Walking Free
# Walking Free

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’

Apr 29th 2014, 10:49 PM 67,379 Views 436 Comments

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.

# financial-crisis - Friday 7 March, 2014

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009
# Debt
# Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Mar 7th 2014, 10:31 PM 6,156 Views 15 Comments

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Cecilia Ahern says Bertie ‘has always genuinely cared and always put Ireland before himself’
# Ahern
# Ahern

Cecilia Ahern says Bertie ‘has always genuinely cared and always put Ireland before himself’

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:45 AM 36,405 Views 341 Comments

The best-selling author and daughter of the former taoiseach has defended her father in an interview to be broadcast tomorrow.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn
# NTMA
# NTMA

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn

Jan 7th 2014, 10:38 PM 17,841 Views 183 Comments

Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud
# Courts
# Courts

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud

Dec 18th 2013, 1:51 PM 23,819 Views 0 Comments

They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"
# New Recording
# New Recording

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"

Sep 29th 2013, 10:51 AM 11,563 Views 92 Comments

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 15 September, 2013

An anniversary without celebration: It's five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

An anniversary without celebration: It's five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed

Sep 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 8,506 Views 9 Comments

After just barely pulling back from the precipice, industry is picking up, home prices are gaining, banks are stable and American consumers have started spending – albeit still with great caution.

The leader of Iceland's 'Kitchenware Revolution' reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests
# The Iceman Cometh
# The Iceman Cometh

The leader of Iceland's 'Kitchenware Revolution' reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests

Sep 15th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,714 Views 50 Comments

Artist and musician Hördur Torfason is the man who sparked the 2008 popular protests in Reykjavik. He’s been invited to Dublin to help plan a demonstration for this Wednesday, organised to ‘lock the Government out of the Dáil’.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Can we avoid another global financial crisis?
# Irish Research
# Irish Research

Can we avoid another global financial crisis?

Jun 11th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,192 Views 24 Comments

A research team, which is being headed by Dr Stephen Kinsella, has been granted €650,000 to find out what we can learn from the global financial crisis.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises

May 4th 2013, 2:03 PM 9,689 Views 102 Comments

The cuts should save an estimated €4.8 billion by 2015.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 20 April, 2013

PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics
# Stat Porn
# Stat Porn

PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics

Apr 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,966 Views 8 Comments

Professor Danny Dorling – once described as a “geographer royal” – says these images tell us more than we might have known.

# financial-crisis - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court

Jan 28th 2013, 3:00 PM 9,420 Views 67 Comments

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 27 January, 2013

17 equations that changed the course of humanity
# Adds Up
# Adds Up

17 equations that changed the course of humanity

Jan 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 36,292 Views 55 Comments

Some you may remember from school, but some are lesser known ones – like one perfected by an Irishman which allowed for development of modern passenger jets.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Column: How much has Ireland paid for the EU banking crisis?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How much has Ireland paid for the EU banking crisis?

Jan 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,365 Views 224 Comments

Ireland has been declared a ‘special case’ by Angela Merkel – and these figures show exactly why, writes Michael Taft.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Nick Leeson: The banks don't care so we need to look after each other
# Column
# Column

Nick Leeson: The banks don't care so we need to look after each other

Dec 27th 2012, 8:30 PM 39 Views 76 Comments

“As austerity bites to the knuckle, soup kitchens spring up around the country and children are sent to school hungry. It just seems so terribly wrong.”

Worst of the euro crisis is 'behind us', says German finance minister
# Good News
# Good News

Worst of the euro crisis is 'behind us', says German finance minister

Dec 27th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,764 Views 42 Comments

HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…

# financial-crisis - Friday 26 October, 2012

Spanish unemployment level reaches 25 per cent
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish unemployment level reaches 25 per cent

Oct 26th 2012, 12:26 PM 4,238 Views 18 Comments

One Spaniard in four is now officially out of work, with 85,000 more people becoming unemployed between July and September.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 18 October, 2012

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

Oct 18th 2012, 11:50 AM 2,204 Views 33 Comments

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses
# Tobin Tax
# Tobin Tax

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses

Oct 10th 2012, 8:39 AM 5,117 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.

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