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# bailout - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

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

# bailout - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# bailout - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout? Your Say This post contains a poll

# bailout - Saturday 4 July, 2015

'What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism'

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# bailout - Friday 3 July, 2015

'I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120': What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# bailout - Thursday 2 July, 2015

What's the issue with Greece's pension system?

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House* Payback This post contains videos

# bailout - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

# bailout - Monday 29 June, 2015

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?

European finance ministers are on edge – are you concerned?

# bailout - 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.”

# bailout - 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.

# bailout - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# bailout - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# bailout - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF

Because it hasn’t got any money.

# bailout - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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…

# bailout - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?

The bank certainly seems to think so. And Michael Noonan too.

# bailout - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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

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

# bailout - Monday 6 April, 2015

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# bailout - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

An Indian billionaire has to raise €1.4 BILLION in bail

The judge said he can sell three of his luxury hotels to do it.

# bailout - Sunday 8 March, 2015

German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece

It’s becoming a popular tourist destination for Germans.

# bailout - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'

The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…

# bailout - 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…

# bailout - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# bailout - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece: 'We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension'

Talks on the country’s bailout programme are, again, going no where.

'Greece has a major humanitarian crisis.... Ireland is in a very different situation'

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

# bailout - Friday 13 February, 2015

Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika

It’s a huge shift in policy.

# bailout - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Greece's bailout expires at the end of February - and no-one knows what will happen next

EUROZONE FINANCE MINISTERS have been unable to reach an agreement on a deal that would ease Greece’s pressures with its €240 billion debt.

# bailout - Sunday 8 February, 2015

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

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

# bailout - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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.

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# bailout - Monday 2 February, 2015

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.

# bailout - Friday 30 January, 2015

'Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax'

“Writing off debt means someone else takes the hit, in this case we’re talking about taxpayers,” Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says.

# bailout - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

# bailout - Monday 19 January, 2015

Not burning bondholders was 'significant flaw' of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# bailout - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Actor Peter Coonan explains why he played two characters in The Guarantee

He said that it’s important that productions about the banking crisis get made.