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#Namageddon

# namageddon - Saturday 2 October, 2010

Lenihan subjected to chimp noises by Citigroup investors
# Rude
# Rude

Lenihan subjected to chimp noises by Citigroup investors

Oct 2nd 2010, 9:27 AM 973 Views 0 Comments

Citi investors heckle, jeer and make chimp noises during conference call with Finance Minister Brian Lenihan.

# namageddon - Friday 1 October, 2010

Billionaire Chelsea owner threatens to sue Irish government
# Roman Abramovich
# Roman Abramovich

Billionaire Chelsea owner threatens to sue Irish government

Oct 1st 2010, 10:13 PM 746 Views 0 Comments

Roman Abramovich’s investment vehicle holds subordinated bonds in Irish Nationwide – and wants its money back.

Ireland's era of low tax is over, says commissioner
# Olli Rehn
# Olli Rehn

Ireland's era of low tax is over, says commissioner

Oct 1st 2010, 2:46 PM 403 Views 3 Comments

Olli Rehn, the man behind the four-year budget strategy, says it is inevitable that the ‘low tax’ policy must end.

Don't forget the real reason that Ireland is so terrifying for Europe
# Business Insider
# Business Insider

Don't forget the real reason that Ireland is so terrifying for Europe

Oct 1st 2010, 11:33 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

Ireland was first the undertake aggressive action to bolster its banks and get public spending under control.

The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday

Oct 1st 2010, 10:55 AM 775 Views 0 Comments

International commentators invoke a raft of dire imagery – from bodies flung off skyscrapers to a children’s story book – to describe the economy’s downward trajectory.

Black Thursday: home reaction
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

Black Thursday: home reaction

Oct 1st 2010, 8:17 AM 406 Views 0 Comments

The national newspapers react to the cost of the banking bailout.

# namageddon - Thursday 30 September, 2010

Insuring against Irish debt gets expensive post-Anglo
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Insuring against Irish debt gets expensive post-Anglo

Sep 30th 2010, 3:30 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Despite the “final announcement”, markets still think there’s more than half a chance that Anglo will default…

Taoiseach says tax hikes likely in 2011 Budget

Taoiseach says tax hikes likely in 2011 Budget

Sep 30th 2010, 2:09 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

In a lunchtime interview, Brian Cowen says “revenue raising” will have to be part of a new, harsher-than-planned Budget.

How the rest of the world is reacting to Namageddon
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

How the rest of the world is reacting to Namageddon

Sep 30th 2010, 10:55 AM 382 Views 0 Comments

International reaction to news of the €40 billion bank bailout – and the news that Ireland will now boast the largest deficit ever recorded in an EU state.

Government prepares to take majority stake in AIB as top management departs
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

Government prepares to take majority stake in AIB as top management departs

Sep 30th 2010, 10:15 AM 399 Views 0 Comments

Major shake-up at the bank which is to be effectively nationalised.

Ireland wakes up to the news that Anglo could cost €34.3 billion
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

Ireland wakes up to the news that Anglo could cost €34.3 billion

Sep 30th 2010, 7:02 AM 638 Views 1 Comment

Central Bank says Anglo bailout should cost €29.3 billion – but could run to €34.3 billion.

# namageddon - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

So... what would happen if the IMF stepped in?
# Namageddon
# Namageddon

So... what would happen if the IMF stepped in?

Sep 28th 2010, 12:14 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

Is the IMF really an all-consuming monster? Check out what an IMF bailout would really mean.

Do we need the IMF? Here's what the world thinks
# Namageddon
# Namageddon

Do we need the IMF? Here's what the world thinks

Sep 28th 2010, 10:00 AM 665 Views 0 Comments

The BBC says we’re “hideously and perilously” close to Armageddon.