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# bondholders - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Column: Ireland is not a just society. The solidarity we need has been lost.

Why should bondholders come before our most vulnerable? Fr Peter McVerry asks whether a fair society is any more than a dream.

# bondholders - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat

The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…

# bondholders - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news?

AIB was recapitalised by this country’s citizens after its reckless lending strategy – and one backed by bondholders. Now, writes independent TD Stephen Donnelly, those bondholders continue to make no losses at all.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

€1.5billion to be paid to senior AIB bondholders today

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly has described the payment as “criminal”.

# bondholders - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

EU ministers approve €130bn Greek bailout

Meanwhile – Spain has announced that it will not meet the deficit goal agreed with the EU for this year.

# bondholders - Friday 9 March, 2012

Greek deal is 'a credit event' triggering potential $3bn pay out

The agency overseeing financial derivatives has said that anyone holding a type of insurance on Greek bonds will receive a payout.’s progress report for the Government: Banking and the IMF/EU deal

It’s possibly the single biggest issue facing the government – but how has it dealt with the troika deal and banking in its first year?

# bondholders - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bondholders - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal Greece This post contains images

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal

Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In the Fix: Whitney Houston’s last performance, and Merkozy ‘hijacking’ eurozone policy.

Merkel and Sarkozy 'allowed to hijack' eurozone policy-making, says Anglo chairman

Alan Dukes, chairman of the bank formerly known as Anglo, also said Enda was ‘unwise’ with some pre-election promises.

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No

Lucas Papademos goes on TV to warn that the cost of a Greek default is far greater than that of a second bailout.

# bondholders - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Greek government warns rebel MPs of "dangerous path" to default

MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.

# bondholders - Friday 10 February, 2012

Rabbitte tells WSJ: Deal to reduce Anglo burden 'in the next few weeks'

The government is set to pay €3.1 billion in promissory notes to Anglo Irish at the end of next month but a senior government minister reckons we won’t have to do it.

# bondholders - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kenny says 'we'll pay our dues' a year after Varadkar said 'not another cent' Memories This post contains videos

Kenny says 'we'll pay our dues' a year after Varadkar said 'not another cent'

A year ago today Leo Varadkar said that not another red cent would be paid to the banks. Today, the Taoiseach has insisted we will not seek to impose any losses on bondholders.

# bondholders - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds Bondholder This post contains videos

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds

And he’s pretty confident about Ireland’s ability to recover from the economic crisis…

# bondholders - Monday 30 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# bondholders - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Borrowing and bombs: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Borrowing and bombs: The week in quotes

They said what? looks back at the week in words.

Greece nears debt reduction deal with bondholders

A tentative new agreement would see the country’s private debts slashed by around 60 per cent over time.

# bondholders - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Column: Here’s who the Anglo payment may have gone to – and it’s not pretty

There are financial funds which profiteer from troubled nations’ debt – and Ireland has already caught their eye, writes Fergal Browne.

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout Pay Day This post contains images

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout

Have you spotted other protests today against the payout of €1.25bn to Anglo Irish bondholders? Send your pics to us.

Open thread: What would you do with the €1.25bn Anglo payment?

As the government prepares to pay unsecured Anglo bondholders over a billion today, we’re asking: what would you do with the money?

Government to pay €1.25bn to Anglo bondholders today

The Taoiseach defended the payment in the Dáil yesterday as protests are set to take place in Dublin later today.

Column: Today, we’ll pay €1.25billion to bondholders. This must be stopped

With the country in dire straits, we’re handing the equivalent of Ireland’s entire primary school budget to bondholders. This must end, writes Andy Storey.

# bondholders - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

ULA to force Dáil vote on burning Anglo bondholders

A motion being debated this evening and tomorrow would see the State back out of repaying bonds and promissory notes.

Noonan to hold talks with ECB chief Mario Draghi

The Finance Minister will try to get a better deal on Ireland’s bailout as he holds talks with the European Central Bank president today.

# bondholders - Monday 23 January, 2012

ECB affirms: Investors won't lend to you if you burn bondholders

The ECB declines to comment on Leo Varadkar’s remarks, but says its stance on Irish burden-sharing is well-known.

Poll: Should we repay the Anglo bondholders? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we repay the Anglo bondholders?

The government is warning that consumers will be hit if €1.25bn is not paid to senior bondholders on Wednesday but others think the government should default. What do you think?

Troika warned 'a bomb will go off' in Dublin unless bondholders repaid

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar conveyed the strong words from the Troika partners in an interview last night.

# bondholders - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly

The representative of Greece’s private creditors has left the country.

# bondholders - Thursday 19 January, 2012

IMF and ECB divided on whether Ireland should burn bondholders

The IMF says burden-sharing is an option, but the ECB says it’s worried that doing so cause panic to “spill over” to Europe.

# bondholders - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Noonan assures German bankers: 'Ireland will not burn senior bondholders'

Michael Noonan tells an audience in Berlin that senior bondholders in banks, or in the Irish state itself, will be repaid in full.

# bondholders - Friday 13 January, 2012

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter

Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.

# bondholders - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Enda Kenny: Ireland faces huge challenges, but I’m an optimist

The Taoiseach said “slow, painstaking” action was needed to fix our problems – but again ruled out imposing losses on private bondholders.

Read: Full text of Enda Kenny's speech on Ireland's future

The EU, the bailout and the banks – here’s what the Taoiseach had to say…

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