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#Bailout

# bailout - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From The42 FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government Bailout

FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government

Move comes five months after FAI received a €19.2m package.

# bailout - Monday 13 April, 2020

'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout

There was a lot of back and forth before the government agreed to bail out the FAI in late January.

# bailout - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

North-south split opens up as EU finance ministers fail to agree coranvirus bailout plan

Italy and Spain are insisting on a solidarity fund but this is being resisted by Germany.

# bailout - Monday 30 December, 2019

Poll: Should the government bail out the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government bail out the FAI?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that the government will not be bailing out the football organisation.

# bailout - Thursday 16 May, 2019

FactCheck: Did the German parliament approve the Irish budget in 2011?

Irexit Party leader and European election candidate Hermann Kelly claimed that the German Bundestag approved the Irish Budget in 2011 before the Dáil.

# bailout - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'That’s insane… did they guarantee everything?': Reliving the night of the bank bailout

Economist Victor Duggan was Labour TD Joan Burton’s economic advisor on the night of the bank guarantee. He recounts that fateful night here.

# bailout - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff

The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.

# bailout - Monday 20 August, 2018

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

# bailout - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

# bailout - Monday 26 June, 2017

Italian government bails out two banks to the tune of €17 billion

The two banks’ toxic assets will be moved to a “bad bank” – similar to NAMA here.

# bailout - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal

The charges include one for conspiracy to commit fraud against the bank’s former chief executive, John Varley.

# bailout - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that the Irish people “sacrificed so much to protect our banking system”.

# bailout - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# bailout - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# bailout - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s third-biggest, BMPS is racing against the clock to raise €5 billion or face a government bailout.

# bailout - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit

NIcola Sturgeon said the move would “boost confidence”.

# bailout - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

# bailout - Monday 23 May, 2016

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

# bailout - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This town will say "No" for the 250th week running today

“It’s not a milestone we ever wanted to mark, I assure you.”

# bailout - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government Bailout Buddies This post contains videos

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government

Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc have banded together to take power the majority.

# bailout - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# bailout - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government' Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# bailout - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

# bailout - 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.

# bailout - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

# bailout - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# bailout - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# bailout - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# bailout - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

# bailout - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# bailout - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

# bailout - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Limerick chairman hoping Greek financial crisis can help save his club from relegation Bailout

# bailout - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

# bailout - Monday 13 July, 2015

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

# bailout - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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