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# debt - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

And you thought your debts were bad.

# debt - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

# debt - Monday 29 June, 2015

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# debt - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# debt - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

# debt - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# debt - Friday 29 May, 2015

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt

Filan was a high profile casualty of the economic crash.

# debt - Monday 27 April, 2015

From Business ETC There’s some ‘good news’ for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears Debt

There’s some ‘good news’ for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears

Those who qualify for social housing can sell their homes and not be pursued for the outstanding debt.

# debt - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates “very badly”

The Health Minister made the comment today.

# debt - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

‘I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country’

Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?

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

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

# debt - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Open letter from a lone parent: ‘I’m exhausted of trying to provide for my child while living in financial hardship’

A single mother of a 15-year-old writes an open letter to the government about her struggle to make ends meet.

# debt - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person Do I Look Fat In This?

Here’s what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person

Ireland is looking pretty ‘big-boned’…

# debt - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# debt - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts ‘cannot cope’ with amount of home repossessions

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

From The42 GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment Savings

GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment

The move could save the county board millions.

# debt - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From Business ETC Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home Banks

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home

The personal insolvency arrangement involved a number of banks.

# debt - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

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

# debt - Monday 16 February, 2015

# debt - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won’t get out

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: “Today I’m pessimistic”

The finance minister is going to Brussels for an emergency meeting on Greece tomorrow.

# debt - Sunday 8 February, 2015

‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

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

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

# debt - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

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

# debt - Monday 2 February, 2015

A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens’ debts. But it’s not Greece

The write-off could be worth up to €273 million for 60,000 of the nation’s poorest citizens.

# debt - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it – the richest counties in Ireland are…

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone

CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.

# debt - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Thinking of going bankrupt? It’s a lot cheaper than it used to be…

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

# debt - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From Business ETC Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

# debt - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Ireland sold bonds worth €4 billion today

A good day’s work, says the Finance Minister.

# debt - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From Business ETC Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems Bankruptcy

Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems

Only 311 insolvency applications have been approved to date in Ireland.

# debt - Friday 5 December, 2014

Families turning to moneylenders charging up to 200% interest ahead of Christmas

The majority of loans taken out this time last year were to cover debts consumers already had.

# debt - Monday 24 November, 2014

These photos of a Spanish woman being evicted are heartbreaking

A football team has offered to help the 85-year-old.

# debt - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From Business ETC ‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’ Report Card

‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# debt - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are three Budget ideas that can solve a social problem, spur the economy, and save money

Dr Daragh McGreal has been crunching numbers and formulating policies for months. Here are a few of them…

# debt - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From Business ETC Less than half of Irish bonds are held in the country Bond Holders

Less than half of Irish bonds are held in the country

The nominal value of outstanding Government bonds now stands at €112,240 million.

# debt - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

James Reilly offloads nursing home debt burden

A group of investors that includes the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs will clear the €1.9 million debt they were made to pay in a 2012 commercial court ruling.

# debt - Friday 5 September, 2014

From Business ETC SMEs dipping back into loans from ‘bailed-out banks’ Falling Debt

SMEs dipping back into loans from ‘bailed-out banks’

But total borrowings for small business are still headed south.

# debt - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions This Charming Man

Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions

The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.

# debt - Friday 29 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish aversion to debt is “most disappointing” aspect of recovery Borrower Nor A Lender

Irish aversion to debt is “most disappointing” aspect of recovery

Loan repayments were €437 million higher than new lending last month.

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