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#Prom Night

# prom-night - Friday 16 December, 2016

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

# prom-night - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

# prom-night - Friday 6 June, 2014

Here's how much the wind up of IBRC has cost us so far

The details of costs to the State are contained in a report by liquidator KPMG published today

# prom-night - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teenager takes his great-granny to school dance - because she never had one Prom Night

Teenager takes his great-granny to school dance - because she never had one

“Can’t wait to see my beautiful date in her stunning dress,” the 19-year-old tweeted before the dance.

# prom-night - Friday 25 April, 2014

IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion

And even more cash could come from IBRC if it sells off the rest of its loan portfolio.

IBRC staff set for redundancy payments of up to €18,000

New payments plan will cover lower paid former workers at Anglo and Irish Nationwide.

# prom-night - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

# prom-night - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

# prom-night - Saturday 28 December, 2013

The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year

Promissory note gone, abortion legislated for, the Seanad retained, and the bailout exited – here are few key moments from the past 12 months.

# prom-night - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber

“If a TD has a pint or two I don’t think that’s a problem for me and I don’t think it’s a problem for the citizens of the country either,” Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has told TV3′s Midweek programme.

# prom-night - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Union representing IBRC staff to meet with LRC chief Kieran Mulvey next week

The Irish Bank Officials Association says that the meeting is evidence of the legitimacy of IBRC staff’s claims over redundancy packages being cut.

# prom-night - Friday 23 August, 2013

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff Exclusive

Dozens of current and former staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have been affected by the data breach.

# prom-night - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee

The recent late-night sitting of the Dáil to discuss the abortion bill and the infamous lapgate incident has reignited debate about the appropriateness of bar opening hours in Leinster House.

# prom-night - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# prom-night - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big' Busting Out This post contains videos

Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big'

“You can’t compare a golf ball to a grapefruit,” her mother said.

# prom-night - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From The42 Dwyane Wade is a little old to be going to the prom Date This post contains videos

Dwyane Wade is a little old to be going to the prom

The Miami Heat all-star guard made a fan’s dream with his guest appearance.

# prom-night - Friday 22 March, 2013

'All we're looking for is a fair deal' - An IBRC worker on the impact of liquidation

Since the bank formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank was liquidated last month ordinary workers have been left in the dark as to their fate and that of redundancy packages they’d agreed prior to ‘promnight’. Here, an employee speaks out…

# prom-night - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate Prom Night This post contains videos

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate

The Sinn Fein president told TheJournal.ie this week that while the “vast majority of TDs probably don’t take a sup at all” there were some who were drunk during the debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC.

# prom-night - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of 'lying', quickly withdraws remark Promissory Note This post contains videos

Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of 'lying', quickly withdraws remark

A debate on the promissory note arrangement saw sharp exchanges between the independent TD and the Finance Minister last night.

# prom-night - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

# prom-night - Friday 8 February, 2013

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

# prom-night - Thursday 7 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything Prom Night This post contains videos

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything

These are Ireland’s REAL assets.

Here's how the IBRC deal takes €1bn off next year’s Budget

The Department of Finance has put together these figures to illustrate the benefit to Budgets 2014 and 2015.

Central Bank says ECB deal will 'contribute to financial stability'

The independent body, which takes over ownership of the promissory notes in the deal, welcomes the moves.

Bonds: Fianna Fáil's 'qualified welcome', Sinn Féin says it will cost people €14,000

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there will be €1 billion of interest on the bonds every year.

Kenny: First payment on new Government bonds in 2038

The final payment of the bonds that replace the promissory notes will take place in 2053.

TDs question lack of debate on promissory notes

Deputies Micheál Martin and Peadar Tóibín both criticised the lack of facility for debate on the issue in the Dáil today.

From The Daily Edge So, what if #PromNight was a real prom? Prom Night This post contains videos

So, what if #PromNight was a real prom?

Michael Noonan, Enda Kenny and the lads head to the Leinster House High Debs…

Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill Prom Night This post contains videos

Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill

“Could I honourably suggest that if you want some order from the government TDs then perhaps you should close the Dáil bar.”

From The Daily Edge 'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets Prom Night This post contains images

'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets

Whatever happens, we’ll tweet our way out of this.

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC

He also said that Ireland is the most likely country to get back to the markets due to the “extraordinary patience and hard work” of its people over the last five years.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC Prom Night This post contains videos

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.

# prom-night - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

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