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#fiscal treaty

# fiscal-treaty - Friday 15 June, 2012

IMF approves €1.4bn loan - but has doubts about Ireland's return to markets

The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…

# fiscal-treaty - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Shatter plays down German resistance to bank debt deal

The justice minister rejected suggestions that comments from Berlin were a rebuff to Irish hopes of a debt reduction.

# fiscal-treaty - Saturday 2 June, 2012

In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years

The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.

# fiscal-treaty - Friday 1 June, 2012

Ireland must progress in seeking 'long-term sustainable deal' for Ireland's bank debt

Taoiseach and Tánaiste say Ireland should get a better deal and that the banking debt should be part of a wider approach to tackling European debt.

REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats

The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.

As it happened: Referendum count returns a 'Yes' majority

We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.

'Govt has been sent clear message they have to get their act together' - Brian Hayes

Junior minister says government has to reach out to people who are frustrated with their prospects and living standards.

Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday

The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

# fiscal-treaty - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

# fiscal-treaty - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

No rules to stop #euref campaigns from continuing on social media

They can’t talk about it, but they can tweet about it. Political parties take to social media to continue campaigning.

Protesters occupy Referendum Commission offices

Occupy Dame Street accused Commission of a “misleading representation of the Fiscal Treaty”.

Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No

The Nobel prize-winning economist said that austerity is a deeply destructive policy which is failing dismally.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from Referendum Commission

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from European Policy Centre

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘No’ side Sinn Féin Pearse Doherty

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here’s how we got on.

# fiscal-treaty - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Column: Why is the government recommending a Yes vote? Here's why

Taoiseach Enda Kenny writes that a Yes vote won’t magically transform Ireland into a better country overnight – but the stakes are still high.

Column: If you oppose austerity then you must vote No on Thursday

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams writes that we have a choice on Thursday: do we want austerity or growth?

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…

# fiscal-treaty - Monday 28 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend

It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls Democracy This post contains images

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls

Some of the 750 voters on the islands off the Donegal coast cast their ballots in the referendum today, three days before the rest of the country.

A 'Yes' vote likely says poll of small firm owners

Small Firms Association survey states that 83 per cent believe a yes vote likely but members would welcome a growth package.

Column: I've always fought for those who have the least. That's why I'm voting Yes.

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Independent Senator Katherine Zappone explains why she has decided to vote Yes in Thursday’s referendum.

Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant

The Independent TD has hung the eye-catching banner on a property in his Italian Quarter on Dublin’s north quays.

# fiscal-treaty - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: Decisions, decisions – Colm O’Regan’s guide to the referendum

Scaremongering? Frontline debates? Growsterity? Comedian Colm O’Regan explains everything you need to know, but were too afraid to ask.

# fiscal-treaty - Friday 25 May, 2012

In pictures: Labour declares war on Sinn Féin? Handbags This post contains images

In pictures: Labour declares war on Sinn Féin?

Labour has launched a poster campaign calling Sinn Féin’s referendum campaign information ‘misleading’ and ‘irrelevant’.

# fiscal-treaty - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: 7 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition

German politicians say the premier has changed her steadfast position on introducing stimulus measures alongside the Fiscal Treaty.

# fiscal-treaty - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

What do YOU want to know about the referendum?

Tired of the political squabbles between the campaigners? TheJournal.ie is going to help you find out the answers to the questions you have about what voting ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ will ACTUALLY mean. Read on to participate…

Vote Yes: EU funds are like our credit union. Let’s not go to the loan sharks.

A Yes to the Stability Treaty will give Ireland access to the ESM, writes Naoise Nunn – and keep us out of a potentially lethal game of chicken.

# fiscal-treaty - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Column: Who are the winners and losers in the referendum campaign right now?

With nine days to go before referendum day, Dr Jane Suiter of UCC analyses the parties and the latest polls to see how the campaign is playing out.

# fiscal-treaty - Monday 21 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: 10 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty, or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

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