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# pip - Tuesday 14 September, 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 30,090 Views 0 Comments

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

# pip - Thursday 20 May, 2021

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 7,604 Views 7 Comments

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

# pip - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'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 11,318 Views 12 Comments

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

# pip - Monday 23 January, 2017

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 13,293 Views 5 Comments

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

# pip - Friday 14 October, 2016

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 13,873 Views 24 Comments

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

# pip - Monday 21 December, 2015

'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 1,590 Views 31 Comments

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

# pip - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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 35 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.

# pip - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

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 5,275 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.

# pip - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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 12,215 Views 119 Comments

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

# pip - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

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 4,122 Views 4 Comments

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

# pip - Saturday 12 October, 2013

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

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners

Oct 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,499 Views 41 Comments

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

# pip - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

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 24,066 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’.

# pip - Sunday 7 July, 2013

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 5,052 Views 3 Comments

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

# pip - Friday 19 April, 2013

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 32 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.

# pip - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee
# PIP
# PIP

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee

Jul 26th 2012, 8:17 AM 3,634 Views 6 Comments

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

# pip - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

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 3,433 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.

# pip - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

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 1,424 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.

# pip - Friday 4 May, 2012

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 1,587 Views 3 Comments

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

# pip - Thursday 3 May, 2012

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 757 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.

# pip - Friday 30 March, 2012

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

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,022 Views 34 Comments

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

# pip - Thursday 29 March, 2012

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 1,014 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.

# pip - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 15th 2012, 7:50 PM 3,664 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 1,279 Views 9 Comments

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

# pip - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

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 1,735 Views 6 Comments

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

# pip - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

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 886 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 - Friday 27 January, 2012

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

PIP breast implants boss released on bail

Jan 27th 2012, 3:57 PM 1,084 Views 6 Comments

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

# pip - Thursday 26 January, 2012

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 1,050 Views 2 Comments

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

# pip - Monday 16 January, 2012

# pip - Saturday 7 January, 2012

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 2,674 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.

# pip - Friday 6 January, 2012

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 1,390 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 2,112 Views 11 Comments

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

# pip - Saturday 24 December, 2011

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

The Daily Fix: Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2011, 5:00 PM 5,269 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 3,020 Views 13 Comments

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

# pip - Friday 23 December, 2011

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 3,289 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 965 Views 2 Comments

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

# pip - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

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 2,142 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.