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# ecb - 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.”

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

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

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# ecb - 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.

# ecb - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

‘The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could’

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

# ecb - 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.

# ecb - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# ecb - Thursday 18 June, 2015

‘People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it’s not that simple’

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# ecb - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From Business ETC Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don’t drop mortgage rates? Michael Says So

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don’t drop mortgage rates?

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

# ecb - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From Business ETC Greece just slid back into recession STORM BREWING

Greece just slid back into recession

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

# ecb - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From Business ETC Paddy’s day has come: Ireland’s top banker to announce early retirement The Guvnor

Paddy’s day has come: Ireland’s top banker to announce early retirement

Patrick Honohan is leaving his position a year ahead of schedule.

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…

# ecb - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Glitterbombing woman calls for ‘end to ECB dictatorship’

That’s one way to make your point.

# ecb - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

People are so mad about the ECB’s new headquarters they’re burning cars in Germany

Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.

# ecb - Monday 16 March, 2015

From Business ETC These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro The New Lira

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro

Put it this way – it’s a good time to be a US tourist in Europe.

# ecb - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From Business ETC Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon Yikes!

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon

The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.

# ecb - Monday 9 March, 2015

From Business ETC How much lower can the euro go? Rock Bottom

How much lower can the euro go?

The currency is headed towards equal footing with the US dollar.

From Business ETC Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air… and what it means for you To Qe Or Not To Qe

Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air… and what it means for you

The European Central Bank’s €1.1 trillion QE plan starts today.

# ecb - Friday 6 March, 2015

From Business ETC The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro That Sinking Feeling

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro

The ECB will start its €1.1 trillion spending programme on Monday and that’s hitting the currency hard.

# ecb - Thursday 5 March, 2015

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# ecb - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all

Syriza’s aggressive stance continues to soften in the wake of its loans being extended by the ECB

# ecb - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s what the new €20 note looks like Scór

Here’s what the new €20 note looks like

The notes won’t be distributed until 25 November.

# ecb - 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…

# ecb - 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.

Is the ECB ‘so inept’ that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

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…

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.

# ecb - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

# ecb - 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.

# ecb - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From Business ETC The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires’ paradise and so many buzzwords Inbox Me

# ecb - Friday 23 January, 2015

From Business ETC The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years In Decline

England’s Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# ecb - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From Business ETC Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree The Big Guns

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree

The central bank has finally announced its long-awaited money-creation programme.

# ecb - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were ‘obsessed’ with property

The ECB man told the banking inquiry it is hard to overstate the part our ‘cultural attitude’ played in the crisis.

# ecb - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Business ETC The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection Draghinomics

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection

An advisor to the EU’s top court has cleared a controversial bond-buying scheme.

# ecb - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From Business ETC The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole Downward Spiral

The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole

Prices are falling, but that’s not the good news you may think.

# ecb - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From Business ETC ECB warns countries to get economies in order as ‘populist parties’ are on the rise Eurozone

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as ‘populist parties’ are on the rise

An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.

# ecb - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# ecb - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: I’ll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

ECB to Ireland: We don’t have to answer to you

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