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#Jean-Claude Trichet

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters
# Dread Letter Days
# Dread Letter Days

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Sep 10th 2015, 11:08 PM 11,071 Views 39 Comments

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,089 Views 37 Comments

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,116 Views 54 Comments

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 3 May, 2015

O'Rourke slams "very wily, and very clever" Trichet answers on Lenihan
# The Phonecall
# The Phonecall

O'Rourke slams "very wily, and very clever" Trichet answers on Lenihan

May 3rd 2015, 12:29 PM 16,689 Views 145 Comments

TDs and senators who questioned the ex-ECB boss were like schoolchildren being summoned to their master, she said.

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

May 3rd 2015, 9:35 AM 15,660 Views 2 Comments

Everyone was talking about Jean-Claude Trichet and his bling, controversial ads and the governor standing down.

# jean-claude-trichet - Friday 1 May, 2015

A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn't wrong...
# Analysis
# Analysis

A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn't wrong...

May 1st 2015, 6:08 AM 17,100 Views 81 Comments

Analysis: The former ECB head was robust and defiant and views the crisis somewhat differently.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Trichet denies telling Brian Lenihan to 'save your banks at all costs'
# That Voicemail
# That Voicemail

Trichet denies telling Brian Lenihan to 'save your banks at all costs'

Apr 30th 2015, 5:50 PM 20,714 Views 90 Comments

The former ECB president has been answering questions from members of the banking inquiry today.

The former head of the ECB is in Dublin - and he's got some fancy bling
# Watch The Throne
# Watch The Throne

The former head of the ECB is in Dublin - and he's got some fancy bling

Apr 30th 2015, 5:13 PM 15,974 Views 26 Comments

Jean Claude Trichet: Frenchman, banker, gadget enthusiast.

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,443 Views 67 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:50 PM 9,181 Views 26 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 5 March, 2015

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

Mar 5th 2015, 6:19 PM 5,165 Views 19 Comments

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
# Thanks Enda
# Thanks Enda

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 7,195 Views 26 Comments

And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.

# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry
# No Show
# No Show

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry

Nov 18th 2014, 10:57 AM 7,404 Views 46 Comments

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

# jean-claude-trichet - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,467 Views 65 Comments

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.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 6 November, 2014

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout

Nov 6th 2014, 12:49 PM 18,355 Views 68 Comments

The ECB has finally decided to release the infamous letters.

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,019 Views 41 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

Oct 28th 2014, 3:15 PM 20,274 Views 59 Comments

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# jean-claude-trichet - Monday 27 October, 2014

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter

Oct 27th 2014, 3:10 PM 36,029 Views 59 Comments

Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.

# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

Sep 27th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,752 Views 55 Comments

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub
# Not His Problem
# Not His Problem

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub

May 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 7,507 Views 48 Comments

The former European Central Bank president has has said he will not appear before the forthcoming inquiry citing ECB rules.

# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry
# Smoking Gun?
# Smoking Gun?

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry

May 27th 2014, 5:15 PM 13,006 Views 52 Comments

But he stressed that the ECB would have to be consulted.

# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Minister: Trichet is disrespecting us by refusing to go before banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Minister: Trichet is disrespecting us by refusing to go before banking inquiry

May 7th 2014, 3:40 PM 6,198 Views 25 Comments

The former head of the ECB says he won’t appear before the banking inquiry but Leo Varadkar and Eamon Gilmore think that he should.

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility

May 7th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,944 Views 46 Comments

The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.

# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote
# Error
# Error

'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:10 AM 9,709 Views 114 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 16 January, 2014

ECB 'held a gun' to Government's head over bailout
# Troika
# Troika

ECB 'held a gun' to Government's head over bailout

Jan 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,726 Views 84 Comments

Labour MEP Emer Costello has been strongly critical of the troika for putting the banks and bondholders ahead of citizens.

# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t
# Bailout
# Bailout

Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t

Oct 24th 2012, 5:29 PM 14,149 Views 24 Comments

The release of further documents this week help to shed further light on Ireland’s bailout. But what don’t we know?

In full: Brian Lenihan tells the ECB why Ireland needs a bailout
# Bailout
# Bailout

In full: Brian Lenihan tells the ECB why Ireland needs a bailout

Oct 24th 2012, 4:16 PM 13,387 Views 30 Comments

“There comes a point at which negative sentiment starts to feed on itself … we are clearly at that point.”

Released: Brian Lenihan’s letter where Ireland asks for a bailout
# Bailout
# Bailout

Released: Brian Lenihan’s letter where Ireland asks for a bailout

Oct 24th 2012, 2:25 PM 18,766 Views 95 Comments

The Department of Finance has released the letter of November 21, 2010 where Brian Lenihan says: ‘We need help.’

# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Noonan insists: No, the Troika DID demand that we repay the bank bondholders
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

Noonan insists: No, the Troika DID demand that we repay the bank bondholders

Oct 21st 2012, 7:04 PM 9,770 Views 65 Comments

After Stephen Donnelly reports the Troika shifted blame from themselves, Michael Noonan says: it’s Trichet’s fault.

# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 1 September, 2012

No plans to release ECB letters despite newspaper report
# Bailout
# Bailout

No plans to release ECB letters despite newspaper report

Sep 1st 2012, 2:13 PM 3,844 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Times publishes details of letters the ECB sent to Brian Lenihan in the lead-up to Ireland seeking a bailout two years ago leading to more calls for the letters to published in full.

# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,788 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

We asked for copies of the ECB’s letters to Brian Lenihan. Here’s what happened
# Bailout
# Bailout

We asked for copies of the ECB’s letters to Brian Lenihan. Here’s what happened

Aug 26th 2012, 2:07 PM 18,648 Views 53 Comments

With the letters back in the news today, we thought we’d publish the response to a request we made in April 2011.

Poll: Should ECB letters sent before the bailout be released?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should ECB letters sent before the bailout be released?

Aug 26th 2012, 1:32 PM 5,401 Views 52 Comments

Michael Noonan has been asked to publish letters which allegedly bullied Ireland into its bailout. Should he?

Will Noonan publish the ECB letter that forced Ireland into a bailout?
# Bailout
# Bailout

Will Noonan publish the ECB letter that forced Ireland into a bailout?

Aug 26th 2012, 11:17 AM 6,561 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil has called on Michael Noonan to publish Jean-Claude Trichet’s letter himself, after the minister said it should be released.

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,448 Views 5 Comments

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

France and Germany divided on Euro crisis ahead of crunch summit
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

France and Germany divided on Euro crisis ahead of crunch summit

Oct 19th 2011, 5:26 PM 314 Views 5 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy says “very important decisions” will have to be made – unlike Merkel, who has played down chances of a deal.

# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Eurozone debt crisis: 9 key diary dates this month
# Eurozone Crisis
# Eurozone Crisis

Eurozone debt crisis: 9 key diary dates this month

Oct 8th 2011, 7:20 PM 824 Views 6 Comments

Will this be the most important month for the 17 nations of the euro area?

# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 6 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 6th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,532 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The presidential candidates doing well in the latest opinion polls; tributes flow for Steve Jobs, and who is the Irish Examiner columnist who is accused of plagiarism?

ECB to offer emergency loans to Eurozone banks
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

ECB to offer emergency loans to Eurozone banks

Oct 6th 2011, 2:52 PM 278 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, President Jean-Claude Trichet says that Ireland’s credibility is visibly improving month after month.

Trichet's last ECB meeting not likely to see cuts to rate
# ECB
# ECB

Trichet's last ECB meeting not likely to see cuts to rate

Oct 6th 2011, 8:28 AM 146 Views 0 Comments

The ECB’s monthly meeting today is the latest before Jean-Claude Trichet hands over the reins at the European Central Bank.

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