# bankers - Today’s News
# bankers - Sunday 12 May, 2013
The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.
# bankers - Saturday 4 May, 2013
Michael Somers said he believes Ireland is shooting itself in the foot with “heavy regulation” driving foreign banks away.
Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.
# bankers - Friday 26 April, 2013
From Business ETC
Finance Minister Michael Noonan had asked the 13 staff earning over €200,000 at the National Treasury Management Agency to continue voluntary pay cuts this year but some have refused.
# bankers - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
MEPs support a move that would limit bonuses to 100 per cent of salary from January of next year.
# bankers - Monday 11 March, 2013
Angela Merkel thinks we’re in the bookies — here are five Irish fancies that you need to keep an eye on.
# bankers - Sunday 3 March, 2013
# bankers - Thursday 28 February, 2013
Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan called the European decision a ‘hard won breakthrough’.
# bankers - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
The Governor of the Central Bank said that banks will have to act more “ pro-actively” and “liberally” in respect of those who cannot realistically pay their mortgages.
# bankers - Thursday 7 February, 2013
Last night the Finance minister said he understood most staff would be rehired by the liquidators or by NAMA when it takes on the bank’s assets.
# bankers - Friday 1 February, 2013
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.
# bankers - Sunday 6 January, 2013
All these critiques don’t spur us to action, writes Tom Boland, so why do we keep buying them?
# bankers - 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.”
# bankers - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Joe Walsh and Tom Considine were questioned about salaries, bonuses and credit card interest hikes at the Bank of Ireland.
Four directors – including former Tánaiste Dick Spring – will be questioned by the Oireachtas Finance Committee on whether the bailed-out banks are acting in the public interest.
# bankers - Monday 17 December, 2012
Representatives from three bailed-out banks will be asked about whether the banks which received State money are acting in the public interest.
# bankers - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
Figures released today show that 20 of the staff are in Bank of Ireland, while seven are in the IBRC. Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said that he is “amazed and raging”.
# bankers - Monday 19 November, 2012
The full details of the bill on senior banking executives’ pensions will be given by the party’s spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath, tomorrow.
# bankers - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
Labour Party TD for Dublin North Brendan Ryan says the Irish public “will not stand for further cuts in education or other frontline services”.
# bankers - Saturday 10 November, 2012
Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?
# bankers - Thursday 8 November, 2012
The Tánaiste’s comments follow the release of figures that show six current executives at the former Anglo Irish Bank earn over half a million euro a year.
Figures disclosed by Finance Minister Michael Noonan detail the remuneration packages of senior bankers at the former Anglo Irish Bank.
# bankers - Saturday 20 October, 2012
How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?
# bankers - Thursday 18 October, 2012
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# bankers - Saturday 18 August, 2012
Instead of our usual witch-hunt we need a serious discussion about the purpose of our banking system, writes Arthur Doohan.
# bankers - Sunday 12 August, 2012
Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.
# bankers - Monday 6 August, 2012
This week, the former trader says that he was most interested in how the former richest man in Ireland has been performing under media scrutiny…
# bankers - Friday 3 August, 2012
Interim results report clarifies the amount being earmarked for both redress for beleaguered Ulster Bank customers in Ireland and the costs associated with dealing with the system failure.
# bankers - Saturday 28 July, 2012
BREAKING via The Mire wire: New study highlights the upside to childhood obesity – and how commuters are killing the buzz for junkies taking drugs in public.
# bankers - Thursday 26 July, 2012
Former FF minister says proposals target higher-ranking bankers and their work performance.
# bankers - Wednesday 25 July, 2012
Willie O’Dea’s new proposals would see bankers have bonuses deferred for five years, and forfeited if the bank loses money.
# bankers - Tuesday 24 July, 2012
Blair said he is looking to move back into British public life and hopes to take on an international political job.
# bankers - Monday 23 July, 2012
We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.
# bankers - Thursday 5 July, 2012
The Ulster Bank CEO is answering questions from TDs and Senators about the ongoing technical problems at the bank. Follow the action here.
# bankers - Monday 2 July, 2012
David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.
# bankers - Friday 22 June, 2012
Customers have been experiencing problems with their bank accounts since Wednesday.
# bankers - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…
Hundreds of bankers in AIB, Permanent TSB – all essentially State-owned institutions – are taking home basic salaries in excess of €100,000.
# bankers - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.