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#Troika

# troika - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Government policy is 'not an austerity strategy', says Howlin
# Austerity
# Austerity

Government policy is 'not an austerity strategy', says Howlin

Apr 12th 2012, 9:25 AM 2,655 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure also said economists’ calls to pour resources into a stimulus strategy reminded him of “Fianna Fáil circa 1977″.

# troika - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Over half a million have paid the household charge
# 2 Days To Go
# 2 Days To Go

Over half a million have paid the household charge

Mar 29th 2012, 8:35 PM 9,411 Views 236 Comments

A poll today found 61 per cent of householders say they will pay the €100 charge, with 39 per cent saying they won’t.

# troika - Monday 12 March, 2012

Troika deal could move tracker mortgages to IBRC - Noonan
# Banks
# Banks

Troika deal could move tracker mortgages to IBRC - Noonan

Mar 12th 2012, 8:05 AM 4,857 Views 34 Comments

The minister for finance tells RTÉ that loss-making mortgages could be taken off the books of AIB and Permanent TSB,

# troika - Sunday 11 March, 2012

'No deadline' for deal on promissory notes - Gilmore
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

'No deadline' for deal on promissory notes - Gilmore

Mar 11th 2012, 1:43 PM 1,384 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste said discussions with the troika are ongoing as the Government seeks to secure an agreement.

# troika - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Banking and the IMF/EU deal
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Banking and the IMF/EU deal

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 675 Views 6 Comments

It’s possibly the single biggest issue facing the government – but how has it dealt with the troika deal and banking in its first year?

# troika - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Senior Irish official says Ireland seeking wider deal to reduce debt burden
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Senior Irish official says Ireland seeking wider deal to reduce debt burden

Mar 6th 2012, 1:24 PM 2,445 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Finance however said it is too early to speculate on the outcome of ongoing discussions.

# troika - Friday 2 March, 2012

IMF: Irish economy faces larger challenges than first expected
# Bailout
# Bailout

IMF: Irish economy faces larger challenges than first expected

Mar 2nd 2012, 4:00 PM 4,535 Views 48 Comments

The IMF’s latest quarterly report has similar concerns to that of the EU: that a dip in exports could mean tougher times ahead.

# troika - Monday 27 February, 2012

Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets
# State Assets
# State Assets

Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets

Feb 27th 2012, 9:49 AM 1,393 Views 7 Comments

In its weekly credit outlook, Moody’s welcomes the plans to sell state assets – but that our position remains “challenging”.

# troika - Thursday 23 February, 2012

FF's Martin attacks "bare-faced lies" over sale of state assets
# State Assets
# State Assets

FF's Martin attacks "bare-faced lies" over sale of state assets

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:25 AM 2,126 Views 44 Comments

Micheál Martin says Labour ministers are “covering their tracks” by claiming Fianna Fáil agreed to the sale of state assets.

# troika - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

'It makes no economic sense': Sale of state assets criticised by opposition
# State Assets
# State Assets

'It makes no economic sense': Sale of state assets criticised by opposition

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:31 PM 2,321 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have both criticised the government’s announcement on the sale of State assets today.

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale
# Bargain
# Bargain

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:54 AM 3,608 Views 75 Comments

The bailout deal requires Ireland to sell off some State assets – and the full list will be announced by Brendan Howlin later this morning.

# troika - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Some eurozone countries 'dont want us any more' - Greek finance minister
# Greece
# Greece

Some eurozone countries 'dont want us any more' - Greek finance minister

Feb 15th 2012, 6:14 PM 3,346 Views 56 Comments

Meanwhile, Athens has agreed €325m more in spending cuts as it pushes for a deal on that second bailout.

Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets
# State Assets
# State Assets

Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets

Feb 15th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,587 Views 25 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman takes issue with Pat Rabbitte’s claims that the sale of state assets was demanded by FF.

# troika - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013
# Bailout
# Bailout

Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013

Feb 14th 2012, 7:27 PM 6,524 Views 67 Comments

The latest memorandum of understanding between Ireland and the Troika also states for the first time that money raised from the sale of State assets can be used for reinvestment in the economy.

# troika - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal
# Greece
# Greece

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal

Feb 12th 2012, 10:53 PM 7,194 Views 102 Comments

Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 12th 2012, 7:49 PM 5,603 Views 0 Comments

In the Fix: Whitney Houston’s last performance, and Merkozy ‘hijacking’ eurozone policy.

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No

Feb 12th 2012, 12:09 PM 2,461 Views 86 Comments

Lucas Papademos goes on TV to warn that the cost of a Greek default is far greater than that of a second bailout.

# troika - Saturday 11 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 11th 2012, 8:07 PM 5,234 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest stories – plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Greek police union calls for arrest of Troika officials
# Greece
# Greece

Greek police union calls for arrest of Troika officials

Feb 11th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,775 Views 48 Comments

Officers have accused the officials of extortion and reducing national sovereignty.

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default
# Default
# Default

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default

Feb 11th 2012, 11:10 AM 1,414 Views 14 Comments

MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.

# troika - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts
# Greece
# Greece

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts

Feb 9th 2012, 1:41 PM 2,476 Views 63 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said that there was “broad agreement” on all points of the new programme -with one exception.

# troika - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Leaders still struggling to find a deal for Greece as 15,000 jobs cut from civil service
# Austerity
# Austerity

Leaders still struggling to find a deal for Greece as 15,000 jobs cut from civil service

Feb 7th 2012, 7:25 AM 1,338 Views 19 Comments

The three coalition parties continue talks today after missing yet another deadline yesterday.

# troika - Monday 30 January, 2012

Government working to reduce size of Anglo bill
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Government working to reduce size of Anglo bill

Jan 30th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,269 Views 26 Comments

However, the Department of Finance could not confirm or deny reports that the State had asked to defer €31 billion worth of Anglo loans.

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think
# Bailout
# Bailout

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think

Jan 30th 2012, 7:40 AM 7,347 Views 29 Comments

Economists in Ireland are divided on whether or not the country will need a new bailout programme next year. But very few think it is likely we can return to the markets as scheduled.

# troika - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on the new EU treaty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on the new EU treaty?

Jan 29th 2012, 3:30 PM 6,708 Views 187 Comments

EU leaders will meet tomorrow to discuss the fiscal compact. But how will you vote if Ireland does hold a referendum?

# troika - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Enda Kenny: Irish people are pragmatic and understanding
# Optimism
# Optimism

Enda Kenny: Irish people are pragmatic and understanding

Jan 26th 2012, 1:44 PM 4,708 Views 90 Comments

The Taoiseach speaks bailouts, treaties and markets…in the snow.

# troika - Monday 23 January, 2012

ECB affirms: Investors won't lend to you if you burn bondholders
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

ECB affirms: Investors won't lend to you if you burn bondholders

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:32 PM 4,947 Views 96 Comments

The ECB declines to comment on Leo Varadkar’s remarks, but says its stance on Irish burden-sharing is well-known.

Poll: Should we repay the Anglo bondholders?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we repay the Anglo bondholders?

Jan 23rd 2012, 10:14 AM 8,257 Views 145 Comments

The government is warning that consumers will be hit if €1.25bn is not paid to senior bondholders on Wednesday but others think the government should default. What do you think?

Troika warned 'a bomb will go off' in Dublin unless bondholders repaid
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika warned 'a bomb will go off' in Dublin unless bondholders repaid

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:17 AM 9,085 Views 150 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar conveyed the strong words from the Troika partners in an interview last night.

# troika - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,149 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Troika now losing faith in Ireland's bailout - Ross
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika now losing faith in Ireland's bailout - Ross

Jan 22nd 2012, 1:01 PM 8,405 Views 69 Comments

The independent TD said he was told by troika representatives that the programme had been “optimistic” and that Ireland might not meet its targets.

# troika - Saturday 21 January, 2012

EU official got 'large number' of abusive messages after Vincent Browne clash
# VINB VS EU
# VINB VS EU

EU official got 'large number' of abusive messages after Vincent Browne clash

Jan 21st 2012, 1:19 PM 12,125 Views 76 Comments

Barbara Nolan was accused by Browne of trying to evade questions at a Troika press conference this week.

# troika - Friday 20 January, 2012

Could EU fiscal treaty go through with just 12 states on board?
# Fiscal Treaty
# Fiscal Treaty

Could EU fiscal treaty go through with just 12 states on board?

Jan 20th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,975 Views 23 Comments

Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal team says it has seen a draft of treaty.

Poll: Should opposition parties be more positive?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should opposition parties be more positive?

Jan 20th 2012, 10:45 AM 2,855 Views 40 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has asked members of the opposition to “put on the green jersey” and assist the Government.

# troika - Thursday 19 January, 2012

IMF and ECB divided on whether Ireland should burn bondholders
# Troika
# Troika

IMF and ECB divided on whether Ireland should burn bondholders

Jan 19th 2012, 3:40 PM 5,747 Views 49 Comments

The IMF says burden-sharing is an option, but the ECB says it’s worried that doing so cause panic to “spill over” to Europe.

Noonan's emigration comments branded 'a disgrace' by opposition
# Emigration
# Emigration

Noonan's emigration comments branded 'a disgrace' by opposition

Jan 19th 2012, 3:34 PM 7,071 Views 131 Comments

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty has said that Michael Noonan’s comments earlier today were “deeply insulting”.

As it happened: The Troika's press conference on the latest bailout review
Live Jan 19th 2012, 2:00 PM

As it happened: The Troika's press conference on the latest bailout review