# troika - Today’s News
Easy like a Sunday morning.
# troika - Friday 11 January, 2013
The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.
A draft Troika report, obtained by TheJournal.ie, reveals suggestions that the Croke Park Agreement may not go far enough.
Leaked bailout documents reveal new Department of Social Protection plans to get longstanding jobseekers back to work.
In a leaked document, the Troika suggests a number of radical measures to address the health service overspend including hiring specialists from abroad, cutting doctors’ pay and making savings on the cost of drugs.
# troika - Friday 4 January, 2013
The EU wanted the general government deficit to be under 8.6 per cent of GDP, but it could be under even 8 per cent.
# troika - Sunday 23 December, 2012
The survey also paints a bleak picture about people’s belief in their own prospects for 2013.
# troika - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
The Washington-based fund affirms its stance that additional budgets during the year should be avoided.
# troika - Monday 17 December, 2012
The latest ISME survey of its members shows a slight improvement in satisfaction, but still wide antipathy.
# troika - Thursday 13 December, 2012
# troika - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.
The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Soundcheck Day… (Sorry…)
It was an exercise in macho posturing, writes Mary Murphy – but there are ways for the Government to boost our confidence in them.
# troika - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
The agreement came after 13 hours of talks in Brussels.
# troika - Saturday 24 November, 2012
The death of Savita Halappanavar shows once again that we delay proper action until an international outcry forces our hand.
# troika - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
Ahead of an anti-austerity march, Michael O’Reilly argues that Budget decisions are being driven by false premises.
# troika - Monday 5 November, 2012
Parliament will spend the entire week debating the 2013 Budget, which will introduce another €13.5 billion in budget cuts.
# troika - Sunday 4 November, 2012
Reports today suggest the Government is considering bringing in an income threshrold for pensioners to receive their free travel. Good idea? Bad idea?
# troika - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The finance minister of Cyprus says the last few difference on a Troika bailout are “bridgeable”.
# troika - Saturday 27 October, 2012
The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells TheJournal.ie about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…
# troika - Thursday 25 October, 2012
The head of the IMF’s mission to Ireland says selling a share in the banks to the ESM is a good idea for everybody.
Are the Troika still happy with Ireland’s progress? Let’s find out…
Ministers Noonan and Howlin to read out Ireland’s latest report card at noon today. Any guesses at what grade we’ll get?
# troika - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
The release of further documents this week help to shed further light on Ireland’s bailout. But what don’t we know?
“There comes a point at which negative sentiment starts to feed on itself … we are clearly at that point.”
The Department of Finance has released the letter of November 21, 2010 where Brian Lenihan says: ‘We need help.’
He will put a motion before the Executive Council of Congress today calling for an end to any further meetings with the Troika.
# troika - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
Left-leaning partners in the coalition are rejecting Troika demands to make it easier to sack workers.
€1 billion of the funds – which were sold at an interest rate of 2.621 per cent – will be sent to Ireland.
# troika - Sunday 21 October, 2012
After Stephen Donnelly reports the Troika shifted blame from themselves, Michael Noonan says: it’s Trichet’s fault.
Michael Noonan says the commitments in the programme for government – not to raise rates or bands – still apply.
# troika - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
Hundreds of home help care workers and supporters to march to Dáil Eireann today.
Delegations from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are meeting the Troika this morning.
# troika - Monday 15 October, 2012
# troika - Sunday 14 October, 2012
Eamon Gilmore says the public wants an end to austerity – and not to have it dragged out for longer.
# troika - Saturday 13 October, 2012
Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today. And yes, this picture does show cows, racing.
# troika - Thursday 27 September, 2012
The report contradicts a working paper from the summer that said two-fifths of families would be better off on the dole.
# troika - Tuesday 18 September, 2012
The European Commission confirms water charges will be in quicker than expected – and calls for tweaks to benefits for the jobless.
# troika - Friday 14 September, 2012
Once discussions on the promissory note issue has been concluded, Ireland could get a more lenient deal – but it may be some time.