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# pip - Last year 2021

Court approves PIA allowing man to write off €1.38m in debt owed to financial fund
# High Court
# High Court

Court approves PIA allowing man to write off €1.38m in debt owed to financial fund

Sep 14th 2021, 5:32 PM 30,157 Views 0 Comments

Ten properties are to be sold off and the proceeds will go towards reducing his debt to the financial fund.

PIP breast implant victims should receive compensation, says French court
# PIP
# PIP

PIP breast implant victims should receive compensation, says French court

May 20th 2021, 1:34 PM 7,650 Views 7 Comments

The court said that German company TUV Rheinland committed negligence by certifying them as safe.

# pip - All time

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%
# Debt
# Debt

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%

Oct 30th 2018, 1:59 PM 11,336 Views 12 Comments

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women
# Compensation
# Compensation

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:30 AM 13,340 Views 5 Comments

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension
# The Long Game
# The Long Game

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension

Oct 14th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,007 Views 24 Comments

And what the hell is a PIP? An ARF? We got some experts to answer your questions.

'Managing my debt got too much for me. I started to have panic attacks'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Managing my debt got too much for me. I started to have panic attacks'

Dec 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 1,646 Views 31 Comments

One man describes how he couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.

Column: There are fewer bankruptcies than expected so far this year. Why?
# Debt Woes
# Debt Woes

Column: There are fewer bankruptcies than expected so far this year. Why?

Mar 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 60 Views 27 Comments

A stand-off between debtors and creditors has led to a slow down in formal insolvency arrangements, write Anthony Joyce and Karl Deeter.

Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed
# Pip Scandal
# Pip Scandal

Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed

Dec 10th 2013, 12:24 PM 5,285 Views 11 Comments

Jean-Claude Mas of PIP will spend four years in prison, while a number of the firm’s ex-managers have been convicted of fraud.

Family with €600k debt granted court protection under new insolvency arrangements
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Family with €600k debt granted court protection under new insolvency arrangements

Nov 27th 2013, 8:26 AM 12,232 Views 119 Comments

The case is the first involving mortgage debt to appear before the courts under the new personal insolvency arrangements.

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal
# Implants
# Implants

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:44 PM 4,143 Views 4 Comments

The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners

Oct 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,522 Views 41 Comments

Dublin has the highest number of PIPs, followed by Cork and Galway.

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 24,174 Views 142 Comments

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax

Jul 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,061 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access

Apr 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 51 Views 23 Comments

The Personal Insolvency Practitioners (PIP) will not be given prescriptive rules around charges, meaning the person who is really in trouble and has no funds could be left on the insolvency scrap heap, writes David Hall, who says there are a number of issues that need to be changed immediately.

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee
# PIP
# PIP

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee

Jul 26th 2012, 8:17 AM 3,674 Views 6 Comments

The plastic surgery clinic refused an invitation to attend a meeting of the committee on the PIP breast implant scandal.

State to cover removal costs after clinic criticised over PIP breast implants
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

State to cover removal costs after clinic criticised over PIP breast implants

Jul 3rd 2012, 3:21 PM 3,462 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Health has said it does not believe the Harley Medical Group will fulfil its obligations in an acceptable manner and so care will be provided by the State.

Chief Medical Officer urged to seek replacement of PIP implants
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Chief Medical Officer urged to seek replacement of PIP implants

May 9th 2012, 7:51 AM 1,442 Views 0 Comments

Solicitors working on behalf of some women affected by the defective PIP breast implants have called for the implants to be replaced, and not just removed.

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer
# Health
# Health

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer

May 4th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,601 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan told the Oireachtas yesterday that 138 PIP implants have ruptured as of mid-April.

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response

May 3rd 2012, 8:57 AM 766 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan will address an Oireachtas Committee today on the government’s response to the issue of industrial grade silicone being used in some breast augmentation surgeries in Ireland.

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'
# PIP
# PIP

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,039 Views 34 Comments

Oireachtas Committee hears that around 1,550 women received the potentially faulty implants in Ireland.

Breast implants scare to be discussed at Leinster House
# Health
# Health

Breast implants scare to be discussed at Leinster House

Mar 29th 2012, 6:44 AM 1,026 Views 2 Comments

Irish Medicines Board to give latest news on status of PIP implants with which at least 1,500 Irish women were fitted.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 15th 2012, 7:50 PM 3,677 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s evening round-up of all the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Defective breast implants could have been used in Irish clinics before 2001
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Defective breast implants could have been used in Irish clinics before 2001

Mar 15th 2012, 4:39 PM 1,291 Views 9 Comments

More patients could be affected on the back of this new information, said the Irish Medicines Board.

New regulation for cosmetic surgery clinics on the way
# Cosmetic Surgery
# Cosmetic Surgery

New regulation for cosmetic surgery clinics on the way

Mar 14th 2012, 10:25 AM 1,756 Views 6 Comments

James Reilly is working on legislation which will provide for mandatory licencing of health providers, including cosmetic surgeries.

Channel 4's Big Fat Gypsy Weddings series is 'a work of fiction'
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

Channel 4's Big Fat Gypsy Weddings series is 'a work of fiction'

Feb 21st 2012, 8:30 PM 935 Views 0 Comments

The culture represented in the popular show is “unrecognisable” to most Gypsies and Travellers – which, incidentally, are two separate ethnic groups, writes Pip Mckenzie-Borev.

PIP breast implants boss released on bail
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

PIP breast implants boss released on bail

Jan 27th 2012, 3:57 PM 1,096 Views 6 Comments

Jean-Claude Mas faces charges of causing bodily harm over the breast implant controversy affecting thousands of women.

Former head of breast implant company PIP arrested in France
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Former head of breast implant company PIP arrested in France

Jan 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,064 Views 2 Comments

PIP has been at the centre of an implant scandal over concerns their implants could burst.

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare

Jan 7th 2012, 10:19 AM 2,682 Views 0 Comments

The IMB has revealed that the Harley Medical Group failed to communicate properly with their patients over the faulty PIP breast implants.

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants
# Implants
# Implants

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants

Jan 6th 2012, 6:05 PM 1,409 Views 3 Comments

There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.

Implant scandal company PIP 'also produced silicone testicles'
# Implants
# Implants

Implant scandal company PIP 'also produced silicone testicles'

Jan 6th 2012, 7:58 AM 2,143 Views 11 Comments

Former workers of the company at the centre of a breast implant scandal claim that it also produced implants for men.

The Daily Fix: Christmas Eve
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2011, 5:00 PM 5,280 Views 8 Comments

In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first skyscraper to be demolished, words that annoyed you most in 2011 and the best dance video you will ever see.

Interpol issues arrest warrant for breast implant scare boss
# Wanted
# Wanted

Interpol issues arrest warrant for breast implant scare boss

Dec 24th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,038 Views 13 Comments

Frenchman Jean Claude Mas is wanted in Costa Rica for “life and health” offences.

France offers to pay for 30,000 breast implant removals
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

France offers to pay for 30,000 breast implant removals

Dec 23rd 2011, 9:25 PM 3,301 Views 12 Comments

The French government said the implants should be removed over safety fears – but the Irish Medicines Board has said there is no evidence of risk.

French health authorities recommend removal of PIP breast implants
# Implants
# Implants

French health authorities recommend removal of PIP breast implants

Dec 23rd 2011, 11:11 AM 976 Views 2 Comments

The French health minister said the decision was a matter of precaution and the removal is not an urgent issue.

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants

Dec 21st 2011, 3:51 PM 2,154 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board and the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has played down cancer fears but urged any concerned patients who have received the implants to consult their surgeon.