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#Irish bailout

# irish-bailout - Friday 7 November, 2014

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# irish-bailout - Friday 21 June, 2013

Ireland gets another seven years to repay its European bailout loans

EU finance ministers have officially signed off on a deal which means the average European loan will be repaid in 19.5 years.

# irish-bailout - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Ireland gets another €1.6 billion in bailout loans from the EFSF

That’s on top of the IMF loans announced earlier today – and these ones will be on the books until 2042.

# irish-bailout - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits

Any profits the ECB makes on buying Greek bonds are given straight back to Greece – and Ireland may look for similar.

# irish-bailout - Friday 14 September, 2012

EU leaders may discuss improved Irish bailout - but only after bank deal is finalised

Once discussions on the promissory note issue has been concluded, Ireland could get a more lenient deal – but it may be some time.

# irish-bailout - Friday 24 August, 2012

8 things to know about Ireland's latest EU-IMF documents

The Department of Finance has published the latest updates to Ireland’s memorandum of understanding this evening.

# irish-bailout - Friday 20 July, 2012

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure" IMF

Departing IMF economist slams fund for eurozone "failure"

Peter Doyle, a former adviser to the department that runs Ireland’s bailout program, says he was “ashamed” to work for the financial institution in a resignation letter.

# irish-bailout - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Talk of a second bailout is 'ludicrous' - Noonan

The Minister for Finance was responding to the suggestion from a Citigroup economist who said that Ireland should have a second bailout deal on standby.

# irish-bailout - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU fund issues new bonds to pay for Irish bailout

The European Financial Stability Fund says it issued €3bn in three-year bonds, at a rate over four times cheaper than we’d get.

# irish-bailout - Monday 21 March, 2011

Ireland should threaten default before caving on tax rate

Global Macro Monitor believes Ireland should engage in brinkmanship with the ECB.

# irish-bailout - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Greek PM: 'I hope Ireland gets a better bailout deal'

After securing reforms to make his own bailout more manageable, George Papandreou asks for similar treatment for us.

# irish-bailout - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: heavy snowfalls mostly failed to materialise but Ireland’s roads remain treacherous, questions over the legality of Ireland’s bailout – and why it’s okay not to eat your greens.

# irish-bailout - Monday 29 November, 2010

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the details of the bailout-that-wasn’t; ‘Snovember’ sees temperatures to fall as low as minus 10, and Leslie Nielsen dies.

# irish-bailout - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the Taoiseach’s long goodbye, IMF calls for a man tax and tensions brewing between North and South Korea.

# irish-bailout - Monday 22 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know about the bailout, the banking sector, the future of the Croke Park deal – and what happens when an alligator takes on a kitty.

# irish-bailout - Friday 19 November, 2010

IMF to begin formal talks with Ireland IMF

IMF to begin formal talks with Ireland

IMF delegates filter into the country for rescue package talks – but the government insists it will not bow to pressure to reduce the corporation tax rate.

# irish-bailout - Monday 15 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the bailout’s on (or maybe it’s not); Sarah Palin’s new reality show airs in the US – and do the unemployed really earn more than the average industrial wage?