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# sell-off - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'The banks are dictating what happens': TDs say government relying on 'constitution' card to block vulture funds Bill
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# Sell Off

'The banks are dictating what happens': TDs say government relying on 'constitution' card to block vulture funds Bill

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 14,985 Views 35 Comments

Officials were quizzed about their assertions the Bill is unconstitutional and would result in higher mortgage interest rates.

# sell-off - Friday 28 December, 2018

Varadkar says he's reluctant to use the term 'vulture fund' to describe firms that have bought up Irish mortgages
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# Sell Off

Varadkar says he's reluctant to use the term 'vulture fund' to describe firms that have bought up Irish mortgages

Dec 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 25,613 Views 114 Comments

Varadkar says he tried to remove split mortgage-holders from recent loan book sales but failed to do so.

# sell-off - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale

Sep 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,253 Views 21 Comments

Last month, PTSB sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to an affiliate of the so-called vulture fund Lone Star for around €1.3 billion.

# sell-off - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
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'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,993 Views 97 Comments

‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.

# sell-off - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales
# Where's Paschal?
# Where's Paschal?

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Aug 14th 2018, 7:31 PM 16,505 Views 102 Comments

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

# sell-off - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed
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# Sell Off

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed

Aug 8th 2018, 6:34 PM 19,358 Views 69 Comments

The bank has confirmed that performing loans and customers who have engaged will also be sold off.

# sell-off - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund
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# Sell Off

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund

Aug 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 39,299 Views 127 Comments

The bank sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to a so-called vulture fund for around €1.3 billion.

# sell-off - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund
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# Sell Off

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

Jul 31st 2018, 8:10 PM 39,662 Views 136 Comments

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

# sell-off - Thursday 10 May, 2018

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears
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# Sell Off

A 'difficult decision': Ulster Bank confirms it will sell 6,500 mortgages in arrears

May 10th 2018, 8:47 PM 21,924 Views 83 Comments

Around 3,600 of the mortgages are private dwellings that have fallen in arrears.

# sell-off - Saturday 28 May, 2016

'I feel like an idiot. I should have just stopped paying my Ulster Bank loan'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

'I feel like an idiot. I should have just stopped paying my Ulster Bank loan'

May 28th 2016, 7:15 AM 52,654 Views 129 Comments

The bank said this week it was selling 900 family homes as part of a loan book worth €2.5 billion.

# sell-off - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book
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# Sell Off

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 12,050 Views 17 Comments

The bank is hoping to sell its non-performing loans while interest in the Irish market is strong, experts said.

# sell-off - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The verdict on Bank of Ireland's €250 million mortgage book sale
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The verdict on Bank of Ireland's €250 million mortgage book sale

Jun 26th 2014, 2:48 PM 21,704 Views 75 Comments

The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.

# sell-off - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan
# Houses
# Houses

No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan

Feb 19th 2014, 9:36 AM 4,377 Views 9 Comments

He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.

# sell-off - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus
# NOT FOR SALE
# NOT FOR SALE

Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus

Jun 20th 2013, 8:19 AM 3,162 Views 28 Comments

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told an Oireachtas committee that “optimal conditions do not exist” for disposing of the government’s 25 per cent stake.

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

Jun 20th 2013, 7:36 AM 4,867 Views 12 Comments

George Osborne told bankers last night that a review is to be carried out into breaking up Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank’s parent company.

# sell-off - Friday 3 May, 2013

For sale: State asset sell-off begins as Bord Gáis Energy invites bids
# State Assets
# State Assets

For sale: State asset sell-off begins as Bord Gáis Energy invites bids

May 3rd 2013, 6:56 PM 9,897 Views 59 Comments

The energy arm of Bord Gáis Éireann is one of a number of State-run companies the government intends to sell-off in the coming year.

# sell-off - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Government urged to protect Coillte amid more talk of State asset sell-off
# State Assets
# State Assets

Government urged to protect Coillte amid more talk of State asset sell-off

Jan 17th 2012, 9:56 AM 2,347 Views 45 Comments

The government’s share in Aer Lingus, the forestry agency Coillte, Dublin Port, and Bord Gáis are all under consideration for being sold off.

# sell-off - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Banker who suggests future NAMA sell-off appointed as advisory group chair
# NAMA
# NAMA

Banker who suggests future NAMA sell-off appointed as advisory group chair

Dec 8th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,190 Views 13 Comments

Michael Geoghegan is the former CEO of HSBC and will be the chair of the NAMA advisory group set up by the Minister for Finance earlier this week.

# sell-off - Friday 18 November, 2011

Budget leaks disclose detail of 'tyrannical' government proposals - Ross
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks disclose detail of 'tyrannical' government proposals - Ross

Nov 18th 2011, 5:06 PM 5,515 Views 44 Comments

Independent TD Shane Ross is among those to heavily criticise the government after details of forthcoming budget proposals were disclosed by TheJournal.ie today.

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation

Nov 18th 2011, 1:58 PM 2,323 Views 6 Comments

The government has said publicly it wants to use State asset sell-off revenue for job creation but confidential documents paint a different picture.

# sell-off - Monday 17 October, 2011

Etihad approaches government over stake in Aer Lingus - report
# State Assets
# State Assets

Etihad approaches government over stake in Aer Lingus - report

Oct 17th 2011, 12:42 PM 756 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Transport declined to comment on a report in today’s Financial Times.

# sell-off - Thursday 15 September, 2011

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action

Sep 15th 2011, 9:15 AM 546 Views 18 Comments

Jimmy Kelly says workers had already indicated their desire to strike if the government tried to dispose of it.

# sell-off - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off

Sep 14th 2011, 5:52 PM 552 Views 27 Comments

The decision follows an announcement by the government today that it would sell off a minority stake in the state-owned utility company.

# sell-off - Sunday 6 March, 2011

AIB proposes operations split as Central Bank reviews plans for bank restructuring
# Banks
# Banks

AIB proposes operations split as Central Bank reviews plans for bank restructuring

Mar 6th 2011, 10:59 AM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

The proposals form part of final plans for financial restructuring of Irish banks that have been submitted to the Central Bank.