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# imf - Friday 28 November, 2014

The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan
# Debt And Taxes
# Debt And Taxes

The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan

Nov 28th 2014, 10:57 PM 37,053 Views 224 Comments

Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.

# imf - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 44 Views 224 Comments

Good compromises exist when neither side gets all that they wanted, but something of what they needed.

# imf - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

Nov 20th 2014, 4:52 PM 25,572 Views 64 Comments

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# imf - Friday 14 November, 2014

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?
# Help Us Out
# Help Us Out

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?

Nov 14th 2014, 1:46 PM 5,954 Views 36 Comments

Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.

# imf - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

Nov 13th 2014, 7:37 AM 60,083 Views 328 Comments

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.

# imf - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
# Report Card
# Report Card

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

Nov 4th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,871 Views 28 Comments

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

Here's how much the NTMA made from selling a bond today
# A Good Day's Work
# A Good Day's Work

Here's how much the NTMA made from selling a bond today

Nov 4th 2014, 4:31 PM 9,683 Views 15 Comments

There was over €8bn in bids, but how much did the Agency get?

# imf - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

€2.1 billion: That's how much extra the government could have to play with now
# Money Fight
# Money Fight

€2.1 billion: That's how much extra the government could have to play with now

Sep 24th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,821 Views 41 Comments

Figure for early debt repayment was €1.5b last week, but what’s €600m between friends?

# imf - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion
# The Dealmaker
# The Dealmaker

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

Sep 13th 2014, 2:29 PM 15,178 Views 71 Comments

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

# imf - Friday 12 September, 2014

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion
# This Charming Man
# This Charming Man

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

Sep 12th 2014, 2:10 PM 29,042 Views 95 Comments

The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.

# imf - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Budget cuts could be "significantly less" says Noonan, but don't leap for joy just yet
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Budget cuts could be "significantly less" says Noonan, but don't leap for joy just yet

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:41 PM 9,694 Views 30 Comments

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

Michael Noonan's going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions
# This Charming Man
# This Charming Man

Michael Noonan's going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions

Sep 2nd 2014, 5:18 PM 10,442 Views 45 Comments

The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.

# imf - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case
# Investigation
# Investigation

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case

Aug 27th 2014, 2:53 PM 25,329 Views 43 Comments

Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.

# imf - Friday 15 August, 2014

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners

Aug 15th 2014, 1:17 PM 12,856 Views 12 Comments

This was the week in business

# imf - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The IMF says we can pay back our loans early - but what does that mean?
# Debt Burden
# Debt Burden

The IMF says we can pay back our loans early - but what does that mean?

Aug 12th 2014, 10:48 AM 13,876 Views 54 Comments

Early repayment could save hundreds of millions every year – but could also be a political minefield.

# imf - Friday 25 July, 2014

IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast
# Snip Snip
# Snip Snip

IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast

Jul 25th 2014, 1:30 PM 4,834 Views 7 Comments

Russia was likely to see its economy brought to the brink of recession but the IMF has now slashed the country’s growth forecast.

# imf - Monday 7 July, 2014

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions
# Forecast
# Forecast

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions

Jul 7th 2014, 9:07 AM 4,208 Views 10 Comments

The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.

# imf - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper

Jun 25th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,529 Views 30 Comments

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# imf - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 8,289 Views 69 Comments

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# imf - Friday 20 June, 2014

The briefcase: this was the week in business
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Jun 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,258 Views 3 Comments

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

# imf - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Michael Noonan will do 'whatever it takes' to reach deficit targets
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Michael Noonan will do 'whatever it takes' to reach deficit targets

Jun 19th 2014, 9:56 PM 7,053 Views 24 Comments

The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015

The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader
# Support
# Support

The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader

Jun 19th 2014, 9:36 AM 6,112 Views 47 Comments

The IMF describes Joan Burton as the leading candidate for the Labour leadership. No mention of Alex White, though.

# imf - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

The IMF is back in town, and it's not mad on the Government's mortgage strategy
# Card Marked
# Card Marked

The IMF is back in town, and it's not mad on the Government's mortgage strategy

Jun 18th 2014, 11:58 PM 22,892 Views 60 Comments

The first bailout review has urged caution on the strategy, which was announced in the run-in to elections last month.

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today
# Seeya
# Seeya

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today

Jun 18th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,588 Views 43 Comments

“I met him to say goodbye to him, he’s leaving next week,” Brendan Howlin said today.

# imf - 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.

# imf - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout
# Cash Strapped
# Cash Strapped

Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout

Mar 27th 2014, 10:09 AM 6,613 Views 53 Comments

The fund of up to €13 billion will avert bankruptcy amid Ukraine’s escalating standoff with Russia.

# imf - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme
# IMF
# IMF

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme

Mar 19th 2014, 10:13 PM 5,754 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.

# imf - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?
# Facing The Music
# Facing The Music

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Mar 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 90 Views 11 Comments

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

# imf - Monday 3 March, 2014

'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid
# In It To Win It
# In It To Win It

'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 8,752 Views 52 Comments

Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.

# imf - Sunday 23 February, 2014

New Ukraine leader warns that the country's economy is in a "catastrophic" state
# IMF
# IMF

New Ukraine leader warns that the country's economy is in a "catastrophic" state

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:43 PM 9,675 Views 54 Comments

The U.S., Europe and the U.K. said they would help with financial aid when a new cabinet is formed.

# imf - Monday 27 January, 2014

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland's social problems remain
# People Of Ireland
# People Of Ireland

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland's social problems remain

Jan 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 315 Views 39 Comments

With the instability in the eurozone receding in recent months, we have seen the emergence of an important debate at European level: how to tackle the serious social impact of the recession, writes Dominic Hannigan TD.

# imf - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Welcome to the club: Spain exits its bailout... with 26% unemployment
# Spain
# Spain

Welcome to the club: Spain exits its bailout... with 26% unemployment

Jan 23rd 2014, 8:29 AM 11,181 Views 45 Comments

The IMF has warned that the country faces five more years with high unemployment unless it enacts more reforms, including major wage cuts.

# imf - Saturday 18 January, 2014

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack
# Suicide Bombing
# Suicide Bombing

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

Jan 18th 2014, 12:34 PM 7,170 Views 17 Comments

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

# imf - Friday 10 January, 2014

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin

Jan 10th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,641 Views 61 Comments

Honohan said, now that we have exited the programme, “the rest is up to us”.

# imf - Friday 27 December, 2013

The 30-year-old documents that unintentionally planned for Ireland's IMF bailout
# Back To The Future
# Back To The Future

The 30-year-old documents that unintentionally planned for Ireland's IMF bailout

Dec 27th 2013, 8:15 AM 13,481 Views 7 Comments

“The increase…would also increase the amount of IMF credit potentially available to Ireland should circumstances ever arise…”

# imf - Thursday 19 December, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 10:59 PM 11,521 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Paying unguaranteed bondholders was unfair, admits former IMF chief
# Burning Bondholders
# Burning Bondholders

Paying unguaranteed bondholders was unfair, admits former IMF chief

Dec 19th 2013, 10:55 PM 28,299 Views 177 Comments

Speaking to the IMF, Ajai Chopra went on to say that eurozone partners had stopped Ireland from imposing haircuts on senior creditors.

# imf - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Column: This “Ireland as a success story” rhetoric is based on empty spin
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This “Ireland as a success story” rhetoric is based on empty spin

Dec 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 70 Views 118 Comments

The Troika itself isn’t going anywhere. They will continue to dictate austerity for years to come, writes Paul Murphy.

# imf - Friday 13 December, 2013

That's all, folks: IMF praise Ireland, but lay out important challenges
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

That's all, folks: IMF praise Ireland, but lay out important challenges

Dec 13th 2013, 11:05 PM 13,186 Views 81 Comments

The International Monetary Fund’s final review of Ireland’s bailout programme comes with several warnings, although says the we are seeing signs of recovery.

The quarterly reviews may be over, but the Troika aren't leaving just yet
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The quarterly reviews may be over, but the Troika aren't leaving just yet

Dec 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,801 Views 35 Comments

The IMF, ECB and European Commission will still be carrying out six-monthly ‘visits’.