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#Irish Nationwide

# irish-nationwide - Monday 4 January, 2016

Michael Fingleton fails in attempt to stop Central Bank inquiry

The judge also rejected that the inquiry would lead to significant financial hardship for him.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

# irish-nationwide - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional"

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Michael Fingleton is taking on the Central Bank

He’s trying to stop it from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty Notes On A Scandal This post contains videos

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty

The banking inquiry got animated today.

# irish-nationwide - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled

The committee will write to several institutions, including AIB and the Department of Finance, seeking documents to aid its work.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 9 January, 2015

IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them

The bank said the information is “commercially sensitive”.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# irish-nationwide - Monday 23 June, 2014

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer

Bruton wants the inquiry to focus on the reasons why the crisis wasn’t averted, not how it happened.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 9 May, 2014

400 former IBRC staff will miss out on improved redundancy package

Staff will miss out on a better package negotiated by the LRC last month.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 25 April, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC staff set for redundancy payments of up to €18,000 Done Deal

IBRC staff set for redundancy payments of up to €18,000

New payments plan will cover lower paid former workers at Anglo and Irish Nationwide.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners 'down the river' - Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# irish-nationwide - Monday 7 April, 2014

Independent review to scrutinise decision not to sue KPMG

Sinn Fein finance spokesman urges swift action to ensure statute of limitations not activated.

# irish-nationwide - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Relics of the boom: What now for the banking sector's landmark real estate sites?

Some are becoming coffee house, others high-street fashion retailers…

# irish-nationwide - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed

A letter from David Drumm to Brian Lenihan in October 2008 has been released in full to the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty and is revealed in full for the first time.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 10 January, 2014

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Two groups chosen by NAMA to manage Anglo's loans

NAMA announced Certus and Pepper Asset Servicing/Serco as its preferred bidders for the portfolios.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 29 March, 2013

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.

# irish-nationwide - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Extract: 'The Financial Regulator investigating what went wrong at Irish Nationwide is a unique piece of Irish irony'

Michael Fingleton’s autonomous powers in Irish Nationwide should have been picked up on by the Financial Regulator – why weren’t they? asks Tom Lyons and Richard Curran.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Taoiseach quizzed on whether credit unions will lose millions in IBRC liquidation

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said credit unions could lose up to €17 million in the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

10 things we learned from RTÉ's Inside Irish Nationwide

Richard Curran and Tom Lyons have lifted the lid on the building society which has cost the taxpayer €5.4 billion with some pretty shocking revelations about Michael Fingleton and co…

# irish-nationwide - Thursday 7 February, 2013

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…

# irish-nationwide - Thursday 31 January, 2013

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.

# irish-nationwide - Saturday 26 January, 2013

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.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

# irish-nationwide - Friday 26 October, 2012

Executives of three guaranteed banks to face Oireachtas committee

Representatives of IBRC, AIB and Bank of Ireland will all appear before the Finance committee next week.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Banks repay €3.3 billion in fees from State guarantee schemes

New figures show the seven banks covered by the State’s guarantees have returned €3.36 billion so far.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Infographic: How much have the Irish put into their banks?

As this image reveals, quite a bit.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The investigation of Seán FitzPatrick: a timeline of the story so far

Seán FitzPatrick has kept a low-profile in recent years but there are indications he could soon face charges in connection with alleged financial irregularities at Anglo Irish Bank. Here’s what’s been happening…

# irish-nationwide - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair ‘anti-corruption commission’

Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# irish-nationwide - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Explainer: What's reportedly being discussed in talks on Ireland's bank debt?

RTÉ says Ireland’s banks could be given bonds by the EFSF, which could then be used to go to the ECB and get funds.

# irish-nationwide - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Confirmed: Noonan announces deal on promissory notes

The government had been in negotiations for some time with the European Central Bank over the €3.1 billion note which was due to be paid by this Saturday.

# irish-nationwide - Monday 12 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil accuses Govt of putting debt deal in jeopardy

“All over the place” is how Michael McGrath described Fine Gael and Labour’s handling of the Anglo debt negotiations.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Senior Irish official says Ireland seeking wider deal to reduce debt burden

The Department of Finance however said it is too early to speculate on the outcome of ongoing discussions.

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

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Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

# irish-nationwide - Saturday 21 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# irish-nationwide - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

IMF calls on EU to support Ireland

The IMF says Ireland has made “exceptional” efforts to meet its bailout targets – and urged the EU to give more assistance to the country concerning its banking debts.

# irish-nationwide - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Occupy Dame Street to hold protest against bondholder payout

Organisers of the Occupy Dame Street protests are to demonstrate against the repayment of an unsecured Anglo Irish Bank bond later today.

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