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# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Eamon Gilmore: Labour has brought Ireland from chaos to stability in two years

Labour has had to make some tough choices in government but, as a result, Ireland can be more confident about its future, writes Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court Anglo Case This post contains images

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court

The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 1 March, 2013

Seán Fitzpatrick back in court on 12 charges

The 64-year-old faces charges of making 12 counts of misleading Anglo Irish Bank’s auditors.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 15 February, 2013

From Business ETC IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan Ibrc

IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan

Michael Noonan has said Mike Aynsley and other senior IBRC figures are entitled only to their statutory minimums.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 10 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know today.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 8 February, 2013

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes?

The government argues that swapping the €3.06 billion annual payments for long-term bonds is the best we could have got, but others argue we’re still paying the debt. What do you think?

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?

The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.

In full: ‘The annual promissory note payments are gone’ – Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach’s full speech to the Dáil on the revised promissory note arrangements which will see the IOUs replaced with long-term government bonds.

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case

David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today

David Hall’s legal challenge to the €3.06 billion Anglo promissory note was dismissed by the High Court last week but he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court this morning despite the overnight developments.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC Prom Night This post contains videos

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

From Business ETC Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’ Ibrc

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 4 February, 2013

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 1 February, 2013

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

Interview: ‘People have had enough, debt write-down is the only solution now’ – Nick Webb

Do our politicians have it in them to say no more, asks writer and journalist, Nick Webb, who gives his ideas on what should be top of the politician’s to-do list.

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.

# anglo-irish-bank - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Taoiseach still ‘confident’ of promissory note deal by March

Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 28 January, 2013

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From Business ETC No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist Promissory Notes

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist

Leo Varadkar and Pat Rabbitte have both insisted that the discussions on reducing the burden of Ireland’s bank debt will continue despite a report that the ECB had rejected a key Irish government proposal.

From Business ETC Failure on debt deal would have ‘catastrophic effect on Ireland’ – Tánaiste Promissory Notes

Failure on debt deal would have ‘catastrophic effect on Ireland’ – Tánaiste

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From Business ETC Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note Promissory Notes

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note

Reuters cites ECB sources as saying the proposal was discussed this week – and ruled out as being illegal under EU treaties.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table – Taoiseach

In a wide-ranging interview with RTÉ, the Taoiseach also said that he was “not in the business of providing abortion on demand” and said the Anglo promissory note would be restructured.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 14 January, 2013

From Business ETC State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today Bond

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today

The repayment is part of over €17 billion that will be paid to bondholders by Irish banks in 2013.

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn’t be there

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 31 December, 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.