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#Bailout

# bailout - Today’s News


# bailout - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# bailout - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won’t be fronting the banking inquiry

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

# bailout - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Taxpayers may never have to bail out ‘too-big-to-fail’ banks again*

*If new laws proposed by the global banking watchdog are brought in… and if they actually work.

# bailout - Friday 7 November, 2014

‘These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was’

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# bailout - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Take a bailout or we’ll cut emergency funding’ – ECB to Ireland in 2010 Third Secret Of Fatima

‘Take a bailout or we’ll cut emergency funding’ – ECB to Ireland in 2010

The infamous letter from Jean-Claude Trichet has finally been released.

From TheJournal.ie These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout Letters Of Note

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout

The ECB has finally decided to release the infamous letters.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Catch up as you wake up.

# bailout - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ulster Bank is planning more ‘cost-saving initiatives’ after closing a bunch of branches

But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.

# bailout - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s when we’ll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released Third Secret Of Fatima

Here’s when we’ll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# bailout - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This MEP reckons he’s about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter Third Secret Of Fatima

This MEP reckons he’s about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter

Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.

# bailout - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history Review

The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history

On September 29, 2008, one decision changed Ireland’s path.

# bailout - Monday 6 October, 2014

The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it’s getting a bailout

It’s been an up and down ride for the park since it opened in 1992

# bailout - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

# bailout - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Cardinal Seán Brady and the tragic death of two nuns.

# bailout - Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Portugal is bailing its biggest bank out with €4.9 billion Saved

Portugal is bailing its biggest bank out with €4.9 billion

The bank will be split into a good bank and a bad bank.

# bailout - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel’s ‘Dr No’ makes Ireland’s search for a bank debt deal much harder Nope Nope Nope

Angela Merkel’s ‘Dr No’ makes Ireland’s search for a bank debt deal much harder

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

# bailout - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Merkel ally: I told Enda Kenny that Ireland has no chance of a bank debt deal Nope Nope Nope

# bailout - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out Getting Burnt This post contains videos

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# bailout - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Paying back the state is the ‘constant focus’ of AIB

AIB is holding its AGM today, and the bank’s boss wants the Government to know it’s going to get paid back.

# bailout - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re a normal country now’: Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF’s man in Dublin today Seeya

‘We’re a normal country now’: Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF’s man in Dublin today

“I met him to say goodbye to him, he’s leaving next week,” Brendan Howlin said today.

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment – who’d be a leaving cert economics student?

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

# bailout - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

A former advisor to Jose Manuel Barroso says the only way to save Europe is to change direction.

Here’s why the OECD thinks we need to cut €2 billion in the budget

The head of the Irish desk says our credibility is on the line.

# bailout - Monday 5 May, 2014

Portugal follows Ireland’s lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout

As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.

# bailout - Friday 2 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Ireland passes first post-bailout review Bailout

Good news: Ireland passes first post-bailout review

The IMF had officials in Ireland, and they reckon we’re doing well.

# bailout - Friday 28 March, 2014

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today

The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

# bailout - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout Cash Strapped

Ukraine rescued by IMF bailout

The fund of up to €13 billion will avert bankruptcy amid Ukraine’s escalating standoff with Russia.

# bailout - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ludicrous’: Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote Error

‘Ludicrous’: Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote

Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.

# bailout - Thursday 20 March, 2014

2008 Merrill Lynch report drastically undershot costs of bank rescue by €47bn

International expert firm was paid €7.3m for advice by Fianna Fail/Green government

# bailout - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme IMF

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme

Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.

# bailout - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public Bailout

2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a motion calling for the publishing of the letter.

# bailout - Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’ Bank Debt

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Bono: ‘The Irish people bailed the Irish people out’ EPP Congress This post contains videos

Bono: ‘The Irish people bailed the Irish people out’

The U2 frontman has been addressing delegates at the European People’s Party congress in Dublin.

# bailout - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Barroso: ‘The European Commission is one of Ireland’s best friends’ A FRIEND IN EU

Barroso: ‘The European Commission is one of Ireland’s best friends’

In a speech to be delivered tomorrow night in Cork, the European Commission President praises the “sacrifices” Irish families have made.

# bailout - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘From Ballyhea to Brussels’: Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid In It To Win It This post contains videos

‘From Ballyhea to Brussels’: Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid

Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.

# bailout - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: On this day in the year 2020 – the Irish housing crisis Opinion

Column: On this day in the year 2020 – the Irish housing crisis

From an imagined post-2020 perspective, barrister and co-founder of New Beginning Vincent P Martin, considers how our current housing crisis might play out in the near future.

# bailout - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland’s social problems remain People Of Ireland

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland’s social problems remain

With the instability in the eurozone receding in recent months, we have seen the emergence of an important debate at European level: how to tackle the serious social impact of the recession, writes Dominic Hannigan TD.

# bailout - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos Davos

‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said he can categorically deny that Irish banks would need a so-called ‘bail-in’.

Welcome to the club: Spain exits its bailout… with 26% unemployment

The IMF has warned that the country faces five more years with high unemployment unless it enacts more reforms, including major wage cuts.

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