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Ireland makes final repayment on £3.2 billion crash-era loan from the UK, says NTMA
# EU-IMF Bailout
# EU-IMF Bailout

Ireland makes final repayment on £3.2 billion crash-era loan from the UK, says NTMA

Mar 26th 2021, 2:04 PM 39,953 Views 53 Comments

Dating back to 2010, the loan formed part of the EU-IMF bailout

Stripe to create over 1,000 jobs in Ireland after $600 million investment
# Collison Brothers
# Collison Brothers

Stripe to create over 1,000 jobs in Ireland after $600 million investment

Mar 15th 2021, 6:58 AM 36,777 Views 29 Comments

The company is now valued at $95 billion.

NTMA withdraws Davy's authority to act as primary dealer of Irish government bonds
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA withdraws Davy's authority to act as primary dealer of Irish government bonds

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 7:17 PM 28,955 Views 67 Comments

The pressure has ramped up on Davy after last week’s fine levied by the Central Bank.

Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced
# State Assets
# State Assets

Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced

Jan 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 36,002 Views 27 Comments

The NTMA said that the new rates “reflect the reductions in interest rates in both Sovereign bond yields and the retail savings market”.

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Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask

May 24th 2020, 11:00 AM 22,823 Views 13 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency auctioned €1.5 billion of Irish government bonds last week.

'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA

Jul 4th 2019, 12:04 PM 102,471 Views 169 Comments

Ireland has paid €60 billion interest on its national debt over the last 10 years.

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year
# Cashing In
# Cashing In

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year

Apr 25th 2019, 5:41 PM 38,430 Views 59 Comments

In 2018, gross sales reached €574 million and pushed the total value of the fund up to €3.4 billion.

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland
# Resting In My Account
# Resting In My Account

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

Mar 7th 2018, 10:24 AM 69,585 Views 141 Comments

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill
# Hold Me Tender
# Hold Me Tender

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill

Jul 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 37,386 Views 48 Comments

The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.

The NTMA website is still down after an attempted hack this morning
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

The NTMA website is still down after an attempted hack this morning

Feb 6th 2017, 1:37 PM 8,404 Views 21 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency detected a hack earlier this morning.

The State is taking a €35 million punt on a huge new wind energy venture
# Breath Of Fresh Air
# Breath Of Fresh Air

The State is taking a €35 million punt on a huge new wind energy venture

Feb 29th 2016, 4:52 PM 22,534 Views 70 Comments

The energy fund is set to start work on several wind farms in Ireland this year.

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

Jul 16th 2015, 4:11 PM 25,680 Views 32 Comments

Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?
# Sitting Around
# Sitting Around

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Jul 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 14,097 Views 11 Comments

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

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 30,390 Views 157 Comments

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

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services
# Forgotten Pennies
# Forgotten Pennies

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services

Jun 8th 2015, 4:52 PM 9,799 Views 16 Comments

Funding will also be provided for groups supporting disability services and home carers.

Hmmm... the Government is doing a LOT of investing in Irish Water
# Of Course It Is
# Of Course It Is

Hmmm... the Government is doing a LOT of investing in Irish Water

Feb 11th 2015, 5:36 PM 17,056 Views 70 Comments

€300 million’s worth at last count…

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 12,689 Views 35 Comments

Take that… IMF interest payments.

Thanks, lads: Standard and Poor's has upgraded Ireland to an A
# We're Back Baby
# We're Back Baby

Thanks, lads: Standard and Poor's has upgraded Ireland to an A

Dec 5th 2014, 7:33 PM 12,034 Views 109 Comments

We’re still five notches below the highest ranking though.

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 5,983 Views 36 Comments

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

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 9,702 Views 15 Comments

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

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'

Jul 28th 2014, 4:29 PM 6,935 Views 6 Comments

Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.

Cashing in: the NTMA has raised another €500 million from the markets
# In THe Money
# In THe Money

Cashing in: the NTMA has raised another €500 million from the markets

Jul 10th 2014, 1:03 PM 3,816 Views 20 Comments

Ireland has now raised €7 billion of its €8 billion target for the year, locking in low rates while they’re on offer.

The NTMA has cut its payback requirements for 2016 by €2 billion
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

The NTMA has cut its payback requirements for 2016 by €2 billion

Jul 2nd 2014, 4:18 PM 7,112 Views 28 Comments

The move makes Ireland’s debt repayment schedule easier to handle.

What do our bond yields actually mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What do our bond yields actually mean?

May 8th 2014, 4:48 PM 10,509 Views 14 Comments

Yields. Oversubscription. Treasury Bonds. What does it all mean?

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale

May 8th 2014, 11:01 AM 8,886 Views 31 Comments

The NTMA has now raised nearly 80 per cent of this year’s target.

Europe predicts growth and less unemployment for Ireland
# European Commission
# European Commission

Europe predicts growth and less unemployment for Ireland

May 5th 2014, 3:26 PM 9,422 Views 61 Comments

The European Commission predicted 1.4 per cent growth for 2014 and employment growth of 2.4 per cent.

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
# Inflation Stations
# Inflation Stations

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Apr 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,422 Views 10 Comments

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 11:03 PM 19,218 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA
# Bond Treasury Bond
# Bond Treasury Bond

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA

Apr 15th 2014, 7:03 PM 9,260 Views 11 Comments

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:20 AM 7,998 Views 27 Comments

These are the full documents prepared for the Department of Finance and the National Treasury Management Agency at the height of the crisis.

NTMA grabs €500m from markets
# T Time
# T Time

NTMA grabs €500m from markets

Mar 20th 2014, 12:09 PM 5,532 Views 17 Comments

Ireland looks likely to continue cash raising drive as low interest rates persist.

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

Mar 13th 2014, 10:48 AM 7,015 Views 19 Comments

The yield of 2.967% is less than was previously expected.

Bond sale marks 'normalisation' of Ireland
# Exchequer Funding
# Exchequer Funding

Bond sale marks 'normalisation' of Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 1:49 PM 8,154 Views 56 Comments

NTMA to seek up €1bn from capital markets this week.

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade
# NTMA
# NTMA

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade

Jan 20th 2014, 9:58 AM 6,943 Views 35 Comments

NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan says it opens Ireland up to a ‘new universe’ of investors.

IT experts say your NTMA Prize Bonds password may not be stored securely
# Prizebonds.ie
# Prizebonds.ie

IT experts say your NTMA Prize Bonds password may not be stored securely

Jan 12th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,582 Views 18 Comments

While no sensitive information is accessible on PrizeBonds.ie, customer’s emails and passwords could be easily revealed if the website was maliciously hacked.

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 17,870 Views 183 Comments

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

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year
# Funding
# Funding

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year

Jan 7th 2014, 1:47 PM 3,802 Views 24 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency published its review of 2013 this afternoon, and details a number of

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond

Dec 17th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,738 Views 22 Comments

The 4 per cent treasury bond will mature in January.

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014

Dec 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,069 Views 14 Comments

The NTMA say that they will not “run out the door” to make a long-term bond sale.

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