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#Bailout

# bailout - Today’s News

Greece just asked for a THIRD bailout, with debt ‘restructuring’

It comes as the deadline for the country’s next €1.6 billion bailout repayment looms very fast.

# bailout - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?

European finance ministers are on edge – are you concerned?

# bailout - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was “very cross” before I made THAT phonecall

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

# bailout - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Revealed: The Department of Finance’s secret ‘Johnny Logan working group’ Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Revealed: The Department of Finance’s secret ‘Johnny Logan working group’

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# bailout - Thursday 11 June, 2015

‘The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece’

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# bailout - Sunday 7 June, 2015

‘We need to stand up to Russia’ – Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# bailout - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF

Because it hasn’t got any money.

# bailout - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

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

# bailout - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?

The bank certainly seems to think so. And Michael Noonan too.

# bailout - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From Business ETC Bankers were “unwise, rather than criminal” during the Celtic Tiger The Governator

Bankers were “unwise, rather than criminal” during the Celtic Tiger

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# bailout - Monday 6 April, 2015

From Business ETC ‘We will pay’: Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment Deal Done

‘We will pay’: Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# bailout - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

An Indian billionaire has to raise €1.4 BILLION in bail

The judge said he can sell three of his luxury hotels to do it.

# bailout - Sunday 8 March, 2015

German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece

It’s becoming a popular tourist destination for Germans.

# bailout - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greece should take Ireland’s ‘middle road’ on debt – not the ‘nuclear option’ Noonanomics

Greece should take Ireland’s ‘middle road’ on debt – not the ‘nuclear option’

The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…

# bailout - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

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

# bailout - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# bailout - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece: ‘We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension’

Talks on the country’s bailout programme are, again, going no where.

‘Greece has a major humanitarian crisis…. Ireland is in a very different situation’

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

# bailout - Friday 13 February, 2015

Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika

It’s a huge shift in policy.

# bailout - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Greece’s bailout expires at the end of February – and no-one knows what will happen next

EUROZONE FINANCE MINISTERS have been unable to reach an agreement on a deal that would ease Greece’s pressures with its €240 billion debt.

# bailout - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.

# bailout - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greek and German ministers ‘can’t even agree to disagree’ over debt forgiveness Money Woes

Greek and German ministers ‘can’t even agree to disagree’ over debt forgiveness

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

From Business ETC Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece Crunch Talks

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# bailout - Monday 2 February, 2015

From Business ETC The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout Emergency Cash

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout

It’s threatening to end emergency funding if the Greeks don’t play ball.

# bailout - Friday 30 January, 2015

‘Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax’

“Writing off debt means someone else takes the hit, in this case we’re talking about taxpayers,” Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says.

# bailout - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

# bailout - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss Hindsight

Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# bailout - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee

He said that it’s important that productions about the banking crisis get made.

# bailout - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Guarantee left a lot of people furious tonight

“Imagine this really happened?”

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 29 December, 2014

Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president

Stavros Dimas received votes 168 today from parliament’s 300 seats — short of the 180 votes needed to win.

# bailout - Saturday 27 December, 2014

This man warned that Ireland could end up needing a bailout… 30 years ago

State papers reveal how Alan Dukes warned his cabinet colleagues of the need to cut spending.

# bailout - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests

An early presidential election has also been called.

# bailout - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From Business ETC Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs Burn The Bondholders

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

# bailout - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now

Good compromises exist when neither side gets all that they wanted, but something of what they needed.

# bailout - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden Payback Time

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

From Business ETC Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won’t be fronting the banking inquiry No Show

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

From Business ETC Taxpayers may never have to bail out ‘too-big-to-fail’ banks again* Too Big To Fail

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

From Business ETC ‘These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was’ ECB LETTERS

‘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.

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