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# patrick-honohan - Saturday 8 January, 2011

New government could review EU-IMF deal: Lenihan

The Minister for Finance has agreed with the governor of the Central Bank that a renegotiation of measures included in Ireland’s bailout deal is possible – but has said this would not extend to the size or timeline of the agreement.

# patrick-honohan - Friday 7 January, 2011

Banks unlikely to need €35bn bailout, says Honohan

The Central Bank governor says he would be “surprised and disappointed” if the €35bn of bailout cash is actually needed.

# patrick-honohan - Monday 29 November, 2010

Anglo 'could be closed down' by January - Honohan

The Central Bank governor says Anglo’s deposit book will be moved elsewhere, in order to shut the bank down, within weeks.

Cowen insists €85bn bailout agreement is "best possible deal" Bailout

Cowen insists €85bn bailout agreement is "best possible deal"

€17.5bn of Ireland’s rescue will come from its own pensions reserve, while the remainder comes at a hefty 5.8% charge.

# patrick-honohan - Thursday 18 November, 2010

IMF to send "around a dozen" for Irish talks

An International Monetary Fund spokeswoman reveals that several “banking experts” are on the way for crisis talks.

World bailout wrap-up: Ireland expects, and it’s just a matter of time

The eyes of the world are on Ireland – and their judgement is that we now “expect” billions and billions in help.

Honohan says Ireland may receive loan worth ‘tens of billions’ Bailout

Honohan says Ireland may receive loan worth ‘tens of billions’

The Central Bank Governor becomes the first Irish official to admit we need aid – and lots of it.

# patrick-honohan - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Honohan 'not laying ground for bailout', insists Lenihan

Brian Lenihan says the comments of the central bank governor were not softening the ground for IMF intervention.

# patrick-honohan - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Honohan: Ireland's response to crisis is "exactly right"

The Central Bank governor says Ireland’s tactics have been perfect – and that the IMF, if needed, would change nothing.

# patrick-honohan - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Central Bank head doesn't foresee corporate tax hike

Central Bank head doesn't foresee corporate tax hike

Patrick Honohan says he does not think Ireland’s economic pressures are big enough to require an increase.

# patrick-honohan - Monday 20 September, 2010

Goldman Sachs: Ireland could still need the IMF

This might have something to do with why the bond price won’t lie down: economists reckon we’ll still need a bailout.

Deficit must be tackled quickly, Honohan warns

“Explicit reprogramming of the budgetary profile for the coming years is clearly necessary soon if debt dynamics are to be convincingly convergent.” No, we don’t know what that means either.