# esm - Tuesday 14 July, 2015
He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.
# esm - Tuesday 28 April, 2015
Not quite, but it looks like the government is pursuing other options.
# esm - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.
# esm - Friday 25 July, 2014
# esm - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.
# esm - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
“We need to know what the strategy is. At the moment we’re really in a vacuum,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said today.
# esm - Friday 17 January, 2014
The Minister for Finance met with the head of the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund, Klaus Regling, who reiterated his own view that any retrospective deal is not likely at the moment.
A member of the European Parliament Committee who are in Dublin today to discuss the bank bailout said while Ireland has a case to make, so does every other country.
Ireland’s push for a bank debt deal may also come up, but is not on the formal agenda for the meeting today.
# esm - Friday 27 December, 2013
Enda Kenny’s comments came prior to those of the European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso last week where he appeared to rule out any retrospective bank deal.
# esm - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
Minister Noonan addressed the Finance Committee on the agenda for the upcoming Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.
# esm - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Pearse Doherty said that officials from the Troika told Sinn Féin that the chances of retrospective bank recapitalisation are “very slim”.
# esm - Sunday 27 October, 2013
The Minister for European Affairs said the government would be holding them to their commitment if necessary.
# esm - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The new set of banking rules “will restore fair lending conditions across the EU,” said Barroso.
Wolfgang Schaeuble said that that retroactive use of the the ESM to recapitalise Irish banks was not probable.
# esm - Friday 27 September, 2013
The crisis-hit nation has now received half of the package it was pencilled to get from the ESM.
The Government had been hoping to unload the debt from the two bailed-out banks.
# esm - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Jorg Asmussen said he thought Ireland had made significant progress.
# esm - Saturday 22 June, 2013
The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.
# esm - Friday 21 June, 2013
The 17 eurozone ministers are joined today by their 10 non-euro colleagues to discuss these issues in a Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive.
# esm - Thursday 20 June, 2013
The finance minister says the world recognises that Ireland’s debts are sustainable, but he won’t give up on help.
Finance ministers are also expected to formally approve a 7-year extension on Ireland’s and Portugal’s bailout loans.
# esm - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.
# esm - Thursday 9 May, 2013
Austerity has not worked in Ireland or across the eurozone, writes Joan Collins, who points out that even the architects of our bailout admit it was the wrong path.
# esm - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
While other countries are showing signs of difficulty, it’s Spain’s deterioration which could bring the euro crisis to its most dangerous point, writes Tom McDonnell, who asks where Europe goes from here?
# esm - Monday 4 March, 2013
Eurozone finance ministers will today discuss the key question of whether the Euro’s bailout fund will chip in to Ireland’s costs.
# esm - Saturday 2 February, 2013
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.
# esm - Friday 14 December, 2012
The Taoiseach says discussions on the help Ireland can receive from the ESM can continue before a new banking supervisor is set up.
# esm - Thursday 13 December, 2012
The deal comes after overnight talks, during which German Minister Wolfgang Schauble backed down on earlier objections.
# esm - Saturday 1 December, 2012
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# esm - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund is lawful.
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# esm - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
The ECJ will today discuss whether the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is legal under existing EU law.
# esm - Monday 22 October, 2012
The Taoiseach is to meet French President Francois Hollande and attend a large food fair to promote Irish produce.
Sinn Féin described the outcome of last night’s contact between Merkel and Kenny as a reiteration of a previous statement, while Fianna Fáil called for ‘plain language’.
# esm - Saturday 20 October, 2012
The government has continued to insist a deal on Ireland’s debt still stands despite comments from the German chancellor yesterday.
# esm - Friday 19 October, 2012
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
“It will not be a retroactive direct capitalisation. If recapitalisation is possible, it will come for the future.”