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# Promissory notes

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# Banks
Troika deal could move tracker mortgages to IBRC - Noonan
The minister for finance tells RTÉ that loss-making mortgages could be taken off the books of AIB and Permanent TSB,
# Debt deal
Noonan says debt restructuring deal is being negotiated
The Finance Minister has confirmed negotiations are underway on a major restructuring of Ireland’s banking debts.
# Promissory notes
'No deadline' for deal on promissory notes - Gilmore
The Tánaiste said discussions with the troika are ongoing as the Government seeks to secure an agreement.
# Promissory notes
ECB chief: Governors did not discuss deal on Anglo promissory notes
The ECB president also expects Ireland to vote Yes to the fiscal compact, praising the government’s efforts in the fiscal crisis.
LIVE: ECB president Mario Draghi’s press conference in Frankfurt
Mario Draghi will give a press conference at 1:30pm following a meeting where Anglo’s promissory notes were up for discussion.
# Promissory notes
Honohan set to make case to ECB for deal on Anglo promissory notes
The ECB’s monthly meeting of central bank governors will give Patrick Honohan a chance to explain the need to strike a deal.
# Debt deal
Senior Irish official says Ireland seeking wider deal to reduce debt burden
The Department of Finance however said it is too early to speculate on the outcome of ongoing discussions.
# Referendum
Varadkar warns of access to bailout funds if Ireland votes ‘No’
Tourism minister Leo Varadkar says it would be “foolish” to assume that Ireland could get EU bailout funds without a Yes vote.
# Anglo debt
IMF signals hope for deal on Ireland's Anglo debt
The IMF’s mission chief for Ireland said there was “a lot of consensus” among the troika for a possible reduction of the promissory note payments.
# Referendum
Declan Ganley: I'll join either Yes or No campaign for referendum
The Libertas founder said he would be choosing which side to campaign for based on the actions of EU leaders.
# Referendum
Gilmore denies referendum campaign will be linked to Anglo deal
Eamon Gilmore appears to undermine comments of Joan Burton by insisting that progress on the Anglo notes is totally separate.
# Referendum
Joan Burton: 'Cutting price of promissory notes will help us pass referendum'
In an interview in the Financial Times, the social protection minister openly calls on the EU to restructure the promissory notes.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…
# Promissory notes
"The time for burning bondholders is gone": economists address promissory notes
Oireachtas Committee for Finance has heard that Ireland should cancel or defer the repayment of promissory notes.
# Greens
Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote
Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.
# Promissory notes
Merkel and Sarkozy 'allowed to hijack' eurozone policy-making, says Anglo chairman
Alan Dukes, chairman of the bank formerly known as Anglo, also said Enda was ‘unwise’ with some pre-election promises.
# Promissory notes
Rabbitte tells WSJ: Deal to reduce Anglo burden 'in the next few weeks'
The government is set to pay €3.1 billion in promissory notes to Anglo Irish at the end of next month but a senior government minister reckons we won’t have to do it.
# Debt Crisis
Government working to reduce size of Anglo bill
However, the Department of Finance could not confirm or deny reports that the State had asked to defer €31 billion worth of Anglo loans.
# over to you
Open thread: What would you do with the €1.25bn Anglo payment?
As the government prepares to pay unsecured Anglo bondholders over a billion today, we’re asking: what would you do with the money?
Column: Today, we’ll pay €1.25billion to bondholders. This must be stopped
With the country in dire straits, we’re handing the equivalent of Ireland’s entire primary school budget to bondholders. This must end, writes Andy Storey.