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#Greece

# greece - Monday 20 July, 2015

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'

Jul 20th 2015, 6:10 AM 20,560 Views 33 Comments

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

# greece - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Jul 18th 2015, 1:20 PM 36,127 Views 100 Comments

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now
# Luxury Getaway
# Luxury Getaway

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

Jul 18th 2015, 12:49 PM 55,188 Views 23 Comments

The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'
# Bad Choices
# Bad Choices

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'

Jul 18th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,678 Views 84 Comments

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# greece - Friday 17 July, 2015

A large-scale wildfire is blazing just outside Athens
# Greece
# Greece

A large-scale wildfire is blazing just outside Athens

Jul 17th 2015, 11:40 AM 10,810 Views 22 Comments

The fire had broke out on Mount Ymittos, and is heading towards the suburb of Ilioupolis.

# greece - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit
# Three Weeks Later
# Three Weeks Later

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

Jul 16th 2015, 9:37 PM 26,614 Views 122 Comments

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Jul 16th 2015, 12:56 PM 6,537 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister
# Quiet Word
# Quiet Word

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

Jul 16th 2015, 11:11 AM 25,379 Views 161 Comments

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

# greece - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout
# Greek Drama
# Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Jul 15th 2015, 11:58 PM 45,505 Views 123 Comments

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# greece - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement
# Bailout
# Bailout

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement

Jul 14th 2015, 10:30 PM 33,763 Views 83 Comments

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster
# Bad Move
# Bad Move

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

Jul 14th 2015, 12:45 PM 17,306 Views 115 Comments

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

Sinn Féin is standing by its friends in Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Sinn Féin is standing by its friends in Greece

Jul 14th 2015, 12:10 PM 27,151 Views 154 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# greece - Monday 13 July, 2015

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

Jul 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 50,502 Views 185 Comments

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash
# Olympic Feat
# Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Jul 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 10,769 Views 23 Comments

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview

Jul 13th 2015, 5:16 PM 39,745 Views 209 Comments

While not mentioning us by name, the former Greek finance minister hits out at the stance of other indebted countries in the bailout talks.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Jul 13th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,649 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

Jul 13th 2015, 12:42 PM 21,507 Views 110 Comments

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

Enda glad there's a deal after a 'bruising' all-night session
# Wrecked
# Wrecked

Enda glad there's a deal after a 'bruising' all-night session

Jul 13th 2015, 12:25 PM 12,551 Views 86 Comments

Eurozone leaders reached a deal on Greece after some 17 hours of talks.

# greece - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures
# Do As We Say
# Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Jul 12th 2015, 9:20 PM 55,515 Views 173 Comments

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter
# Shade
# Shade

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter

Jul 12th 2015, 11:24 AM 31,739 Views 105 Comments

Ouch.

# greece - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down
# Keep Greece Flying
# Keep Greece Flying

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

Jul 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 26,007 Views 34 Comments

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

# greece - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,562 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 11,617 Views 2 Comments

It’s Friday! Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# greece - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals
# Nick Of Time
# Nick Of Time

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals

Jul 9th 2015, 10:28 PM 23,895 Views 112 Comments

But will the proposals be sufficient to see a deal being done to keep Greece in the EU?

Michael O'Leary wants to give Greeks free flights (but he thinks their leaders are lunatics)
# Greek Style
# Greek Style

Michael O'Leary wants to give Greeks free flights (but he thinks their leaders are lunatics)

Jul 9th 2015, 5:09 PM 23,265 Views 111 Comments

And his message for the people: Stop drinking coffee, go back to work.

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

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 159 Views 70 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 9th 2015, 8:58 AM 12,347 Views 2 Comments

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

# greece - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 8th 2015, 11:48 PM 13,758 Views 0 Comments

The UK Budget, Nama’s NI portfolio and Brian Cowen before the banking inquiry had people talking today.

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout

Jul 8th 2015, 8:17 PM 20,758 Views 93 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet

Jul 8th 2015, 4:01 PM 22,421 Views 107 Comments

Yep, really.

The power of water protests with no protesters
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

Jul 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,665 Views 90 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 8th 2015, 8:58 AM 10,454 Views 0 Comments

It’s Wednesday and here’s all the news you need to know.

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

Jul 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,525 Views 114 Comments

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank

Jul 8th 2015, 7:38 AM 33,236 Views 20 Comments

James Koufos realised he was a friend of his father’s.

# greece - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 36,595 Views 214 Comments

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
# No Laura 2.0
# No Laura 2.0

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,651 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,378 Views 133 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 7th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,859 Views 1 Comment

It’s Tuesday and here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Jul 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 14,403 Views 19 Comments

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# greece - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts
# Shave And A Haircut
# Shave And A Haircut

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

Jul 6th 2015, 10:15 PM 98,991 Views 295 Comments

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.