# financial-crisis - Thursday 26 February, 2015
David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
This ESRI professor says regulators could still have stopped the financial catastrophe.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
And the bad bank’s boss says if overseas owners want to pull apart Irish businesses there’s not much he can do.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.
# financial-crisis - Monday 23 June, 2014
Bruton wants the inquiry to focus on the reasons why the crisis wasn’t averted, not how it happened.
# financial-crisis - Monday 5 May, 2014
As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 3 May, 2014
What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.
# financial-crisis - Friday 7 March, 2014
Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 22 February, 2014
The best-selling author and daughter of the former taoiseach has defended her father in an interview to be broadcast tomorrow.
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.
# financial-crisis - Sunday 29 September, 2013
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.
# financial-crisis - Sunday 15 September, 2013
After just barely pulling back from the precipice, industry is picking up, home prices are gaining, banks are stable and American consumers have started spending – albeit still with great caution.
The leader of Iceland’s ‘Kitchenware Revolution’ reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests
Artist and musician Hördur Torfason is the man who sparked the 2008 popular protests in Reykjavik. He’s been invited to Dublin to help plan a demonstration for this Wednesday, organised to ‘lock the Government out of the Dáil’.
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
A research team, which is being headed by Dr Stephen Kinsella, has been granted €650,000 to find out what we can learn from the global financial crisis.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 4 May, 2013
The cuts should save an estimated €4.8 billion by 2015.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 20 April, 2013
Professor Danny Dorling – once described as a “geographer royal” – says these images tell us more than we might have known.
# financial-crisis - Monday 28 January, 2013
A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.
# financial-crisis - Sunday 27 January, 2013
Some you may remember from school, but some are lesser known ones – like one perfected by an Irishman which allowed for development of modern passenger jets.
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
Ireland has been declared a ‘special case’ by Angela Merkel – and these figures show exactly why, writes Michael Taft.
# financial-crisis - Thursday 27 December, 2012
“As austerity bites to the knuckle, soup kitchens spring up around the country and children are sent to school hungry. It just seems so terribly wrong.”
HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…
# financial-crisis - Friday 26 October, 2012
One Spaniard in four is now officially out of work, with 85,000 more people becoming unemployed between July and September.
# financial-crisis - Thursday 18 October, 2012
While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 29 September, 2012
And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….
# financial-crisis - Sunday 15 July, 2012
The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.
# financial-crisis - Thursday 12 July, 2012
Six people were hospitalised and several arrested in yesterday after police fired rubber bullets at crowds demonstrating against severe new austerity measures.
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 10 July, 2012
Lilywhites supporters will come together at Oriel Park tonight.
# financial-crisis - Monday 18 June, 2012
Roberto Unger – a former Brazilian minister under whom the current President studied – says Obama’s lost his way.
# financial-crisis - Sunday 10 June, 2012
Plus, the reaction from the Spanish press.
# financial-crisis - Monday 21 May, 2012
Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 19 May, 2012
Energy will also be on the agenda, as the world looks to the oil markets in advance of scheduled sanctions on Iranian oil exports.
# financial-crisis - Saturday 12 May, 2012
On a ‘No’ vote: Economist Terrence McDonough says evoking fear in people over the recession is not an appropriate move by government.
# financial-crisis - Thursday 3 May, 2012
# financial-crisis - Monday 23 April, 2012
Geir Haarde led the government when the country’s banks collapsed in October 2008.
# financial-crisis - Tuesday 17 April, 2012
Spain’s 10 year bond yields have traded above six per cent for a second day as the country prepares for bond auctions on 12- and 18-month bills.
# financial-crisis - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
The majority of residents in a small Spanish village last night voted in favour of growing cannabis to pay off municipal debt – but not the 75 per cent needed.