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#IMF

# imf - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
# Bailout Secret
# Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,553 Views 25 Comments

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Jun 25th 2015, 12:20 PM 31,230 Views 77 Comments

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

# imf - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer

Jun 24th 2015, 5:15 PM 38,650 Views 125 Comments

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,099 Views 37 Comments

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# imf - Monday 22 June, 2015

'Unexpected developments' in Greece are the biggest risk to Ireland's recovery
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'Unexpected developments' in Greece are the biggest risk to Ireland's recovery

Jun 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 19,526 Views 55 Comments

The warnings come as a Greek debt deadline looms ever closer.

# imf - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone
# Plan B
# Plan B

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

Jun 19th 2015, 2:25 PM 30,380 Views 157 Comments

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# imf - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,124 Views 54 Comments

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# imf - Sunday 14 June, 2015

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh
# Opinion
# Opinion

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

Jun 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 61 Views 91 Comments

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# imf - Friday 12 June, 2015

Official: This man is not a pimp
# Can't Pimp Your Ride
# Can't Pimp Your Ride

Official: This man is not a pimp

Jun 12th 2015, 12:16 PM 6,862 Views 29 Comments

Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the IMF, was acquitted of pimping charges this morning.

# imf - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'
# Bailout Talks
# Bailout Talks

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

Jun 11th 2015, 6:32 PM 16,957 Views 106 Comments

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# imf - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Greece will miss an IMF repayment (but promises to pay before July)
# Roll Over
# Roll Over

Greece will miss an IMF repayment (but promises to pay before July)

Jun 4th 2015, 6:47 PM 9,154 Views 48 Comments

Its other repayments will be combined into one.

# imf - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month
# Payback
# Payback

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:52 AM 9,025 Views 36 Comments

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# imf - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF
# Greece Frightening
# Greece Frightening

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF

May 24th 2015, 11:40 AM 20,756 Views 104 Comments

Because it hasn’t got any money.

# imf - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health
# The Price Of Power
# The Price Of Power

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health

May 19th 2015, 8:58 PM 12,196 Views 49 Comments

The figures have been labelled as “shocking”.

# imf - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Greece just slid back into recession
# STORM BREWING
# STORM BREWING

Greece just slid back into recession

May 13th 2015, 4:33 PM 14,431 Views 85 Comments

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

# imf - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Greece has found enough cash for the IMF - by not paying its people
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

Greece has found enough cash for the IMF - by not paying its people

May 6th 2015, 5:26 PM 23,532 Views 116 Comments

Workers and government suppliers have reported major delays in getting their money.

# imf - Friday 17 April, 2015

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe
# Rodrigo Rato
# Rodrigo Rato

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe

Apr 17th 2015, 7:47 AM 7,115 Views 24 Comments

Rodrigo Rato has already been charged in two graft cases.

# imf - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece.
# Still Winning
# Still Winning

Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece.

Apr 15th 2015, 1:18 PM 17,173 Views 51 Comments

That’s according to the latest predictions from the IMF.

# imf - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Greece is gearing up to default on its debts
# Crumbling
# Crumbling

Greece is gearing up to default on its debts

Apr 14th 2015, 11:45 AM 21,038 Views 104 Comments

According to the Financial Times, that is.

# imf - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Greece says its debt crisis is a 'common European problem'
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

Greece says its debt crisis is a 'common European problem'

Apr 9th 2015, 1:58 PM 18,694 Views 110 Comments

The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.

# imf - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Apr 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,561 Views 95 Comments

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# imf - Monday 6 April, 2015

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment
# Deal Done
# Deal Done

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

Apr 6th 2015, 7:41 AM 15,132 Views 80 Comments

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# imf - Friday 3 April, 2015

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma
# Old Money
# Old Money

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

Apr 3rd 2015, 3:05 PM 37,920 Views 207 Comments

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

# imf - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down
# Take A Cold Shower
# Take A Cold Shower

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down

Mar 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 19,199 Views 221 Comments

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

# imf - Friday 27 February, 2015

Germany and Greece have settled their bailout differences (for now)
# Greek Unorthodox
# Greek Unorthodox

Germany and Greece have settled their bailout differences (for now)

Feb 27th 2015, 2:30 PM 10,362 Views 78 Comments

German politicians have just approved the troubled country’s four-month extension.

# imf - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all
# Greece Lightnin'
# Greece Lightnin'

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all

Feb 26th 2015, 7:10 PM 15,858 Views 68 Comments

Syriza’s aggressive stance continues to soften in the wake of its loans being extended by the ECB

# imf - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Feb 17th 2015, 11:55 AM 19,763 Views 128 Comments

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

# imf - Monday 16 February, 2015

Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn
# Orgies
# Orgies

Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Feb 16th 2015, 5:50 PM 16,944 Views 29 Comments

They had delivered dramatic testimony during the pimping trial of the former IMF boss.

'Greece has a major humanitarian crisis.... Ireland is in a very different situation'
# Just Not The Same
# Just Not The Same

'Greece has a major humanitarian crisis.... Ireland is in a very different situation'

Feb 16th 2015, 4:55 PM 12,530 Views 57 Comments

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

# imf - Sunday 8 February, 2015

'Ireland will show solidarity with Greece'
# New Deal
# New Deal

'Ireland will show solidarity with Greece'

Feb 8th 2015, 7:59 PM 32,913 Views 104 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

# imf - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Former IMF chief's pimping trial hears of 'lunchtime sex parties'
# Strauss-Kahn
# Strauss-Kahn

Former IMF chief's pimping trial hears of 'lunchtime sex parties'

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:59 PM 15,713 Views 0 Comments

Strauss-Kahn will not appear in the court in the northern city of Lille until he testifies next week.

# imf - Monday 2 February, 2015

This former head of the IMF is on trial for 'aggravated pimping'
# Strauss-Kahn
# Strauss-Kahn

This former head of the IMF is on trial for 'aggravated pimping'

Feb 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 16,636 Views 0 Comments

The case is expected to feature lurid details of group sex and high-end prostitution.

# imf - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
# Imf Warning
# Imf Warning

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says

Jan 28th 2015, 6:05 PM 17,313 Views 81 Comments

The Coalition is standing its ground.

# imf - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck
# Syriza
# Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck

Jan 26th 2015, 10:35 PM 10,112 Views 54 Comments

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece

Jan 26th 2015, 7:31 PM 9,804 Views 84 Comments

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

# imf - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

Jan 20th 2015, 2:28 PM 11,279 Views 40 Comments

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# imf - Monday 19 January, 2015

Ireland is the IMF's star pupil. But that doesn't mean you're getting any debt relief
# The Good Boy
# The Good Boy

Ireland is the IMF's star pupil. But that doesn't mean you're getting any debt relief

Jan 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,771 Views 148 Comments

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”.

Not burning bondholders was 'significant flaw' of troika bailout: Central Bank boss
# Hindsight
# Hindsight

Not burning bondholders was 'significant flaw' of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

Jan 19th 2015, 4:18 PM 12,106 Views 65 Comments

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# imf - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank's mortgage rules
# Housing
# Housing

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank's mortgage rules

Jan 7th 2015, 10:15 PM 11,745 Views 38 Comments

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.

# imf - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Here's €150 million that we WON'T be paying out next year
# Cash Money Prizes
# Cash Money Prizes

Here's €150 million that we WON'T be paying out next year

Dec 18th 2014, 5:10 PM 12,682 Views 35 Comments

Take that… IMF interest payments.