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#Bank Bailout

# bank-bailout - Saturday 2 February, 2019

The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit

The rainy day fund will be supplemented with an annual €500 million from the Exchequer, starting this year.

# bank-bailout - Monday 19 November, 2018

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

# bank-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”.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 17 November, 2016

State is preparing to offer up part of its stake in AIB to private owners

The bank was nationalised following the global banking crisis in 2008.

# bank-bailout - Friday 29 May, 2015

AIB's new boss has a long year ahead of him

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead

The bank is about to go on a fundraising drive.

# bank-bailout - Friday 3 April, 2015

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

# bank-bailout - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back

The bank wants to raise €525 million from private investors and most of that will go to the government.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 5 March, 2015

AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers

And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.

# bank-bailout - Monday 12 January, 2015

Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back

But only the money that was put into AIB, Bank of Ireland and ptsb. Not Anglo.

# bank-bailout - Friday 14 November, 2014

The Briefcase: Grilled bankers, Taylor Swift and Alibaba's treasure trove

This was the week in business.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

The outspoken celebrity has used his latest YouTube video to speak against Irish Water.

# bank-bailout - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Permanent TSB should turn a profit sooner - but don't expect cheaper mortgages

The bank’s boss said its lending costs were still higher than those of bigger competitors.

# bank-bailout - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

# bank-bailout - Friday 25 April, 2014

IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion

And even more cash could come from IBRC if it sells off the rest of its loan portfolio.

# bank-bailout - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn

These are the full documents prepared for the Department of Finance and the National Treasury Management Agency at the height of the crisis.

# bank-bailout - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes

Taoiseach Kenny wrote a letter to 26 EU heads about their 2012 “commitment” to give Ireland special treatment – but they don’t care for wimpish reminders.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

AIB chief is 'not aware of' any internal investigations into former directors

The bank’s CEO David Duffy said that no investigations had happened during his tenure and that discussing past directors would be “therapeutic but unfair”.

# bank-bailout - Saturday 22 June, 2013

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

# bank-bailout - Friday 21 June, 2013

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back

Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

# bank-bailout - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year

Bank of Ireland’s annual report reveals a minor pay increase for Richie Boucher, despite pre-tax losses of €2.17 billion.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Column: How badly does one have to behave to be knocked out of politics?

After a string of tribunals, political scandals and economic catastrophes, reports of Fianna Fail’s death were greatly exaggerated – but why? asks Maura Adshead.

# bank-bailout - Monday 4 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012

Looking to the year ahead, its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said that “taxpayers are very much in the money with regard to Bank of Ireland.”

# bank-bailout - Monday 28 January, 2013

Chief whip will speak to Peter Mathews over attendance at bondholder protest

Fine Gael TD Mathews attended the Ballyhea/Charleville anti-bank bailout protest meeting at the weekend.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private

Brian Hayes said that outlining Ireland’s negotiating position in public would not be “very clever from the country’s perspective.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating

The Government’s method of pressuring EU leaders isn’t working, writes Fergus O’Connell. So here’s a suggestion…

# bank-bailout - Monday 1 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bank-bailout - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Not essential to have bank debt deal by end of October - Honohan

The Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has said that he is confident that the government will “get a lot” from its negotiations aimed at reducing the bank debt.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Merkel, Hollande meet to discuss Greek bailout

The German and French leaders will discuss the possibility of extending the time limit on the Greek bailout before meetings with Greece’s prime minister tomorrow and Saturday.

# bank-bailout - Friday 26 August, 2011

Delisted: AIB comes off the New York Stock Exchange

The move had been widely expected given the government owns nearly all of the bank.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 4 August, 2011

AIB HAS THIS EVENING confirmed its intention to delist from the New York Stock Exchange. American Depositary Shares (ADS) – which each represent ten ordinary shares – are currently traded on the market to reflect a deposit agreement between AIB and the Bank of New York Mellon, which the bank also intends to end. The delisting should take effect on August 25, and reflects the Irish government’s 99 per cent shareholding.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks?

The UK is considering creating ‘people’s banks’ by distributing shares in certain banks to members of the public.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money

Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

# bank-bailout - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Irish government sought bank bailout from Libya

A report says that Brian Lenihan knew of a visit to Libya to secure funding for troubled Irish banks.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Who's outstroked whom? Face Off This post contains a poll

Who's outstroked whom?

Was postponing any further bank recapitalisations a prudent political move brought about by Fine Gael pressure, or an epic Fianna Fáil masterstroke?

# bank-bailout - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks

The rating agency says the EU/IMF loan averted an even deeper downgrade.

# bank-bailout - Friday 1 October, 2010

The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday

International commentators invoke a raft of dire imagery – from bodies flung off skyscrapers to a children’s story book – to describe the economy’s downward trajectory.

In numbers: The banking bailout

Wonder where our billions are going? Here’s a breakdown of the bailout.

# bank-bailout - Thursday 30 September, 2010

Government prepares to take majority stake in AIB as top management departs

Major shake-up at the bank which is to be effectively nationalised.

# bank-bailout - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

So... what would happen if the IMF stepped in?

Is the IMF really an all-consuming monster? Check out what an IMF bailout would really mean.

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