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# john-corrigan - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.

# john-corrigan - Friday 5 December, 2014

Thanks, lads: Standard and Poor's has upgraded Ireland to an A

We’re still five notches below the highest ranking though.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale

The NTMA has now raised nearly 80 per cent of this year’s target.

# john-corrigan - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

# john-corrigan - Monday 20 January, 2014

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade

NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan says it opens Ireland up to a ‘new universe’ of investors.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 18 July, 2013

How would the Minister for Finance describe Ireland in one word? Debt.

In better news, the NTMA CEO said we are on target to exit the bailout programme.

# john-corrigan - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

NTMA chief: It's looking good for 'sustainable' re-entry to markets

However, John Corrigan does warn that “wider uncertainties” in the eurozone could be risk factor to Ireland’s progress.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 19 July, 2012

At least 3 more bond auctions before year end, says NTMA

National Treasury Management Agency sets out its roadmap for bond auctions over the next 18 months.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills

The first auction will be held on Thursday.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

NTMA signs partnership with Chinese government's investment fund

The agency which manages Ireland’s national savings will help China identify opportunities to invest in Irish businesses.

# john-corrigan - Friday 13 January, 2012

Ireland plans to return to bond markets this year

The NTMA’s John Corrigan reveals that Ireland will stage a “phased re-entry” with the sale of short-term bonds this year.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Shane Ross, NTMA chief clash over NewERA appointment

Shane Ross and John Corrigan, the head of the NTMA, exchange harsh words over the management of the NewERA programme.

# john-corrigan - Friday 9 September, 2011

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers

Frank Daly tells an Oireachtas committee that hiring a developer on a big salary is often cheaper than appointing a receiver.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Stresses in eurozone 'overshadow' Ireland's economic progress: NTMA

The resolution of the eurozone issues are “fundamental” to Ireland returning to the bond markets next year, the NTMA says in its annual report.

# john-corrigan - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010

While some staff at the National Treasury Management Agency received bonuses, three major CEOs declined theirs.

# john-corrigan - Friday 7 January, 2011

Ireland 'could return to bond markets' this year

The NTMA says it hopes it can bypass Ireland’s bailout funds – as the cost of serving our debt eats up 15% of the tax take.

# john-corrigan - Friday 24 September, 2010

ECB holds off on intervention as bonds breach 6.55%

The market price of 10-year Irish government debt reaches another record – but there’s no European intercession.