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#Anglo

# anglo - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court Anglo Case This post contains images

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court

The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.

# anglo - Friday 1 March, 2013

Seán Fitzpatrick back in court on 12 charges

The 64-year-old faces charges of making 12 counts of misleading Anglo Irish Bank’s auditors.

# anglo - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge

Five Deputies applied to join businessman David Hall’s challenge to the payment of promissory notes, saying it was in the public interest for the case to go ahead.

# anglo - 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.

# anglo - Friday 15 February, 2013

IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan

Michael Noonan has said Mike Aynsley and other senior IBRC figures are entitled only to their statutory minimums.

# anglo - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

# anglo - Friday 8 February, 2013

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes?

The government argues that swapping the €3.06 billion annual payments for long-term bonds is the best we could have got, but others argue we’re still paying the debt. What do you think?

# anglo - Thursday 7 February, 2013

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal

The two Ministers will be holding a press conference from 4pm about the promissory note agreement. Let’s see what they have to say.

From The Daily Edge 'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets Prom Night This post contains images

'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets

Whatever happens, we’ll tweet our way out of this.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC Prom Night This post contains videos

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.

# anglo - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

# anglo - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…

# anglo - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser

Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.

# anglo - Friday 1 February, 2013

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

# anglo - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March

Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.

# anglo - Monday 28 January, 2013

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

# anglo - 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.

# anglo - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014 Anglo This post contains images

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014

The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

# anglo - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.

# anglo - Friday 21 December, 2012

The 12 charges against Seán FitzPatrick

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive has been charged and remanded on bail until March 1.

Seán FitzPatrick arrested over statements to Anglo auditors

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive was arrested by appointment before an appearance at Dublin District Court.

# anglo - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?

Pat Rabbitte has said Ireland won’t make the €3billion payment. But the real situation is much bleaker, writes Sarah McCabe.

# anglo - Friday 14 December, 2012

Deal on Irish bank debt 'can be reached before 2014' - Kenny

The Taoiseach says discussions on the help Ireland can receive from the ESM can continue before a new banking supervisor is set up.

# anglo - 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.

# anglo - Friday 7 December, 2012

Varadkar: I don't see why we should pay the €3bn promissory note next year

The government is trying to do a deal on Anglo debt to avoid having to pay the €3 billion in March -but the ECB is warning that it may not be possible.

# anglo - Friday 30 November, 2012

Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case

Ernst & Young is being sued over its involvement in the auditing of the former Anglo Irish Bank prior to it being nationalised nearly four years ago.

# anglo - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Taoiseach rejects Greek-style Anglo promissory deal

But Kenny said the Government is seeking a new deal that is like “a replacement of a bank overdraft with a very long term mortgage”.

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre Anglo The Musical This post contains videos

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre

The musical based on Celtic Tiger excesses and the fall of Anglo Irish bank has been running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this month.

# anglo - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Everything you need to know about the Quinn saga, but were afraid to ask Quinn-asty This post contains videos

Everything you need to know about the Quinn saga, but were afraid to ask

The case of Seán Quinn and his family’s legal battle with the most infamous bank in the history of the State has dominated headlines for months but what’s it all about? TheJournal.ie has a look…

# anglo - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Central Bank confirms North Wall purchase

The move has been welcomed by the National Asset Management Agency.

# anglo - Friday 9 November, 2012

Quinn support group calls for public inquiry into Anglo

Concerned Irish Citizens has reacted to the news that six executives at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation earn over €500,000 annually.