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# imf - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,713 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF

# imf - Friday 14 September, 2012

ECB, IMF 'in talks over €300bn Spanish bailout' - report
# El Bailout?
# El Bailout?

ECB, IMF 'in talks over €300bn Spanish bailout' - report

Sep 14th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,943 Views 17 Comments

A Dutch newspaper quotes an insider as saying informal talks for a full-blown sovereign bailout are underway.

# imf - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Property tax will only apply for half of 2013 - Hayes
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property tax will only apply for half of 2013 - Hayes

Sep 11th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,812 Views 70 Comments

The junior finance minister tells Newstalk that people “shouldn’t overreact” to the IMF’s suggestions on a 0.5% tax.

# imf - Monday 10 September, 2012

IMF: We want property tax of 0.5 per cent. Noonan: Nope, not happening.
# Tensions
# Tensions

IMF: We want property tax of 0.5 per cent. Noonan: Nope, not happening.

Sep 10th 2012, 6:01 PM 14,436 Views 155 Comments

OH, IT’S ON (well, kind of. It’s all very civil).

IMF turns up heat on demands for Irish bank debt deal
# IMF
# IMF

IMF turns up heat on demands for Irish bank debt deal

Sep 10th 2012, 4:00 PM 8,701 Views 56 Comments

The latest IMF quarterly review says having the ESM take a direct stake in Irish banks is the best way back to the markets.

# imf - Thursday 6 September, 2012

# imf - Thursday 30 August, 2012

HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'

Aug 30th 2012, 9:31 PM 5,954 Views 35 Comments

Health service says cuts have to be made before the end of this year if it is to meet budget targets set down by the government and Troika.

# imf - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,799 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# imf - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Government called on to clarify Budget plans for income tax, social welfare
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government called on to clarify Budget plans for income tax, social welfare

Aug 25th 2012, 12:53 PM 7,200 Views 81 Comments

Michael McGrath TD says that the latest updates to Ireland’s bailout terms contradict pledges in the Programme for Government.

# imf - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Irish 9-year bonds fall below 6% for the first time since 2010
# Bonds
# Bonds

Irish 9-year bonds fall below 6% for the first time since 2010

Aug 21st 2012, 2:41 PM 5,624 Views 51 Comments

Bond yields have fallen to their lowest rate since 19 October 2010, when Ireland entered into a bailout agreement with the EU/IMF.

# imf - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Greece seeks austerity plan extension
# Greece
# Greece

Greece seeks austerity plan extension

Aug 15th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,376 Views 21 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister will suggest spending cuts be spread over four years instead of two in his talks with German and French leaders next week.

# imf - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Auditors to stay in Greece until new reforms are ready
# Greece
# Greece

Auditors to stay in Greece until new reforms are ready

Jul 29th 2012, 7:03 PM 2,961 Views 17 Comments

Auditors from the EU, IMF and the European Central Bank are to stay in Greece until a credible reform programme is formed.

# imf - Saturday 28 July, 2012

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
# Memories
# Memories

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

Jul 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,394 Views 25 Comments

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# imf - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Barroso visits Athens as Troika starts new Greek debt talks
# Greece
# Greece

Barroso visits Athens as Troika starts new Greek debt talks

Jul 26th 2012, 12:18 PM 1,989 Views 15 Comments

Team of international debt inspectors to discuss whether Greece keeps receiving financial aid – or if it faces default.

# imf - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection

Jul 24th 2012, 10:41 AM 1,773 Views 12 Comments

Yields on Spanish and Italian bonds hit record highs yesterday as uncertainty in the markets continues.

# imf - Monday 23 July, 2012

IMF refuses to deny reports that it may cut Greek funding
# Pulling The Plug?
# Pulling The Plug?

IMF refuses to deny reports that it may cut Greek funding

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:33 PM 3,742 Views 23 Comments

Der Spiegel says the IMF wants out of Greece as soon as the ESM kicks in in September – and the IMF won’t deny it.

# imf - Friday 20 July, 2012

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure"
# IMF
# IMF

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure"

Jul 20th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,020 Views 31 Comments

Peter Doyle, a former adviser to the department that runs Ireland’s bailout program, says he was “ashamed” to work for the financial institution in a resignation letter.

IMF proposal on child benefit will 'victimise children'
# Child Benefit
# Child Benefit

IMF proposal on child benefit will 'victimise children'

Jul 20th 2012, 8:23 AM 3,380 Views 49 Comments

Over 200,000 children living in households that are experiencing poverty, say latest figures.

# imf - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Opposition, lobby groups come out against means-tested Child Benefit
# Child Benefit
# Child Benefit

Opposition, lobby groups come out against means-tested Child Benefit

Jul 19th 2012, 7:05 PM 4,105 Views 79 Comments

Political groups, charities and other groups are all opposed to the IMF’s proposal for a means-tested system.

IMF recommendations 'not something government has to follow' - Tánaiste
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

IMF recommendations 'not something government has to follow' - Tánaiste

Jul 19th 2012, 11:19 AM 2,036 Views 18 Comments

Eamon Gilmore was responding to the International Monetary Fund’s statement on completion of its annual review of Ireland’s affairs.

Poll: Should child benefit be means-tested?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should child benefit be means-tested?

Jul 19th 2012, 10:17 AM 10,500 Views 169 Comments

The IMF has suggested that the universal payment could be means-tested to save money. What do you think?

# imf - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 18th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,217 Views 6 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Child benefit, medical cards and dole payments: IMF's hitlist for next Budget
# IMF
# IMF

Child benefit, medical cards and dole payments: IMF's hitlist for next Budget

Jul 18th 2012, 5:12 PM 14,880 Views 191 Comments

An IMF review says “expensive universal supports” like child benefit may need to be reformed to be better targeted.

IMF representative in hot water over threat to Greek newspaper
# IMF
# IMF

IMF representative in hot water over threat to Greek newspaper

Jul 18th 2012, 11:30 AM 3,949 Views 10 Comments

A Greek newspaper which reported an increase in public servants was threatened by a senior IMF representative that it would have official information withheld in future.

# imf - Monday 16 July, 2012

IMF predicts slower economic growth for world
# Global Economy
# Global Economy

IMF predicts slower economic growth for world

Jul 16th 2012, 9:00 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s financial crisis and a potential budget crisis in the United States could slow world growth even further, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest forecast.

Bruton says sick pay row is a private matter for Cabinet
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Bruton says sick pay row is a private matter for Cabinet

Jul 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 3,661 Views 27 Comments

Last week the minister circulated a briefing document criticising Minister Joan Burton’s proposal to increase the number of sick pay days an employers pays.

# imf - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 14th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,178 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Reilly for Finance Minister? Too warm a welcome for RTÉ’s new MD of news?

# imf - Thursday 12 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 12th 2012, 8:06 PM 8,548 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Troika satisfied as Ireland continues to meet targets
# Troika
# Troika

Troika satisfied as Ireland continues to meet targets

Jul 12th 2012, 12:33 PM 4,012 Views 55 Comments

Michael Noonan said he expects Ireland’s debt to peak at €117 or €118 billion next year.

Troika to release new bailout review for Ireland
# Troika
# Troika

Troika to release new bailout review for Ireland

Jul 12th 2012, 8:18 AM 3,118 Views 17 Comments

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin will today reveal details of the latest report card from the IMF, EU and ECB.

# imf - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms
# Greece
# Greece

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms

Jul 5th 2012, 11:34 AM 2,069 Views 34 Comments

Antonis Samaras is hoping to renegotiate the country’s second bailout…

# imf - Monday 25 June, 2012

Budget 2013: Minister refuses to rule out income tax increases and welfare cuts
# Budget
# Budget

Budget 2013: Minister refuses to rule out income tax increases and welfare cuts

Jun 25th 2012, 8:37 AM 5,231 Views 73 Comments

Pat Rabbitte insists the govt hasn’t “engaged” yet on the budget, but he personally wants to sit down for talks “without any red lines”.

# imf - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Greek coalition seeks negotiation on range of austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Greek coalition seeks negotiation on range of austerity measures

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:28 PM 2,190 Views 5 Comments

The measures were agreed under the country’s international bailout arrangement.

# imf - Friday 22 June, 2012

Incoming Greek finance minister hospitalised after 'fainting'
# Greece
# Greece

Incoming Greek finance minister hospitalised after 'fainting'

Jun 22nd 2012, 5:47 PM 3,733 Views 20 Comments

Vassilis Rapanos was reportedly hospitalised with strong stomach pains, vertigo, nausea, sweating and fatigue earlier today.

IMF head warns of 'acute stress' in Europe
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

IMF head warns of 'acute stress' in Europe

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:50 AM 3,247 Views 24 Comments

Christine Lagarde calls for bailout funds to be given to banks directly rather than countries being saddled with the debt – while Italy’s prime minister warns leaders have one week to save the eurozone.

# imf - Monday 18 June, 2012

Brussels says report on Troika loan proposal is "simply not true"
# Deal Or No Deal?
# Deal Or No Deal?

Brussels says report on Troika loan proposal is "simply not true"

Jun 18th 2012, 4:05 PM 4,256 Views 55 Comments

The European Commission flatly denies an RTÉ report saying the Troika are considering extending the schedule for repayments.