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# george-soros - Monday 12 February, 2018

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

# george-soros - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Amnesty boss says watchdog's grant decision could prove 'catastrophic'

The organisation is seeking legal advice about an ongoing dispute over a €137,000 grant it received.

# george-soros - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision

Sipo has ordered Amnesty to return the €137,000 donation it received from Open Society.

# george-soros - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Standards commission explains why George Soros' donation to fund Amnesty abortion campaign was illegal

The law bans any foreign donations that aren’t from an Irish citizen who resides outside the island.

# george-soros - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

# george-soros - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back

The philanthropist gave away the equivalent of 75% of Trump’s wealth last year.

# george-soros - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?

Billionaire investor and activist George Soros is backing the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland.

# george-soros - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Soros predicts '25 year slump' in Europe without action

Investor warns of Japanese-style economic slowdown on the horizon.

# george-soros - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Denis O'Brien assembles consortium to bid for Myanmar mobile license

O’Brien has joined forces with George Soros and Serge Pun to secure one of two new telecommunications licences for the country formally known as Burma.

# george-soros - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From The42 Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United Cash Splash

Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United

Soros’s stake of 3.1 million Class A shares is worth 1.9% of the Premier League giants.

# george-soros - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Europe sleepwalking to economic disaster, say experts

“Euro will disintegrate” unless there is “significant burden sharing” between member states, warn economic experts.

# george-soros - Sunday 3 June, 2012

George Soros: The eurozone crisis is all Merkel’s fault – and this is why

One of the world’s wealthiest traders – and one of its most-respected philanthropists – has an interesting theory.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# george-soros - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained Explainer This post contains videos

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? explains…

# george-soros - Sunday 2 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# george-soros - Friday 28 January, 2011

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso Bailout This post contains videos

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny says he didn’t travel to Brussels to negotiate, but did not indicate if Barroso had suggested rengotiation was on the table.

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories ,5 o’clock.

# george-soros - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

New government must reject bailout deal, says financier Soros

George Soros says the world’s markets have priced in a renegotiation – and that the new government must seek one.