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#Promissory notes

# promissory-notes - Thursday 7 February, 2013

So, what if #PromNight was a real prom?
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# Prom Night

So, what if #PromNight was a real prom?

Feb 7th 2013, 1:15 PM 8,452 Views 8 Comments

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

Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report
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# Promissory Notes

Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report

Feb 7th 2013, 12:38 PM 11,820 Views 73 Comments

“We have not received formal confirmation of precisely what is to be agreed,” Ruairí Quinn told the Dáil.

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

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

Feb 7th 2013, 12:11 PM 5,122 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2013, 11:04 AM 38,527 Views 119 Comments

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
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,807 Views 45 Comments

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.

Financial services union calls on Noonan to guarantee IBRC jobs
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# Promissory Notes

Financial services union calls on Noonan to guarantee IBRC jobs

Feb 7th 2013, 10:19 AM 3,480 Views 27 Comments

Last night the Finance minister said he understood most staff would be rehired by the liquidators or by NAMA when it takes on the bank’s assets.

Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid

Feb 7th 2013, 9:26 AM 6,309 Views 22 Comments

The banks said all eligible deposits under its guarantee scheme will be covered up to a limit of €100,000 per person.

President signs legislation to liquidate IBRC into law
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

President signs legislation to liquidate IBRC into law

Feb 7th 2013, 7:45 AM 12,945 Views 149 Comments

The President returned from his official visit to Rome yesterday to sign the emergency legislation.

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today
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# Promissory Notes

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today

Feb 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,051 Views 27 Comments

David Hall’s legal challenge to the €3.06 billion Anglo promissory note was dismissed by the High Court last week but he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court this morning despite the overnight developments.

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

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

Feb 7th 2013, 3:50 AM 14,679 Views 76 Comments

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
# Prom Night

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 3:18 AM 4,453 Views 0 Comments

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
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

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

Feb 7th 2013, 3:07 AM 19,800 Views 0 Comments

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
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Feb 7th 2013, 1:20 AM 72,421 Views 264 Comments

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

# promissory-notes - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 6th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,091 Views 174 Comments

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
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Feb 6th 2013, 9:15 PM 10,902 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

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

Feb 6th 2013, 9:07 PM 15,014 Views 61 Comments

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

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

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

Feb 6th 2013, 8:48 PM 9,757 Views 0 Comments

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

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

Feb 6th 2013, 8:28 PM 47,537 Views 244 Comments

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

Oireachtas agenda: Transport grants, promissory notes and WW2 pardon
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# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Transport grants, promissory notes and WW2 pardon

Feb 6th 2013, 7:40 AM 4,695 Views 5 Comments

Legislation granting a legal pardon to Irish deserters who fought for the Allies in World War II will be introduced today.

# promissory-notes - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights

Feb 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,762 Views 1 Comment

Simon Coveney will take questions on the horse DNA scandal as the Dáil debates whether to bin the promissory notes.

# promissory-notes - Monday 4 February, 2013

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath
# Wrote You A Letter
# Wrote You A Letter

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

Feb 4th 2013, 12:55 PM 9,838 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes
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# Promissory Notes

Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes

Feb 4th 2013, 10:13 AM 3,243 Views 52 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the future of the Irish government is a matter for the Irish government and the Irish people.

# promissory-notes - Sunday 3 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:53 AM 9,558 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know before you start your day…

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask
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# Promissory Notes

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 37,553 Views 44 Comments

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…

# promissory-notes - Friday 1 February, 2013

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment
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# Promissory Note

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

Feb 1st 2013, 5:57 PM 6,471 Views 78 Comments

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

# promissory-notes - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jan 31st 2013, 4:49 PM 6,416 Views 1 Comment

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding
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# ECB

Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding

Jan 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 4,366 Views 11 Comments

The latest figures show usage of the ECB’s refinancing facilities by the Irish covered banks dropped €13 billion in December.

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case
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# Promissory Notes

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

Jan 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 12,682 Views 170 Comments

The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.

# promissory-notes - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Noonan still chasing 'good deal' in promissory note talks
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# Promissory Notes

Noonan still chasing 'good deal' in promissory note talks

Jan 30th 2013, 7:34 PM 5,522 Views 87 Comments

The finance minister says saying the deal is dead is “premature”, but vows: Ireland “is not going to default.”

# promissory-notes - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March
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# Promissory Notes

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March

Jan 29th 2013, 4:18 PM 4,345 Views 62 Comments

Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.

# promissory-notes - Monday 28 January, 2013

Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes
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# Promissory Notes

Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes

Jan 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 6,310 Views 53 Comments

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson said that he wants Minister Noonan to ‘come clean’ on the issue and appear before the committee as soon as possible.

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,249 Views 52 Comments

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

# promissory-notes - Sunday 27 January, 2013

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist
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# Promissory Notes

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist

Jan 27th 2013, 2:41 PM 4,572 Views 63 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Pat Rabbitte have both insisted that the discussions on reducing the burden of Ireland’s bank debt will continue despite a report that the ECB had rejected a key Irish government proposal.

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste
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# Promissory Notes

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2013, 9:12 AM 7,194 Views 99 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

# promissory-notes - Saturday 26 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added epic car parking
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added epic car parking

Jan 26th 2013, 8:04 PM 15,826 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note
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# Promissory Notes

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note

Jan 26th 2013, 5:03 PM 8,394 Views 58 Comments

Reuters cites ECB sources as saying the proposal was discussed this week – and ruled out as being illegal under EU treaties.

# promissory-notes - Sunday 13 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added flashmob birthday party
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added flashmob birthday party

Jan 13th 2013, 7:59 PM 9,168 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Updated: Taoiseach has confidence in Reilly and in securing promissory note deal
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# Enda Kenny

Updated: Taoiseach has confidence in Reilly and in securing promissory note deal

Jan 13th 2013, 3:40 PM 8,166 Views 183 Comments

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny also said that government would not allow for abortion on demand in Ireland.

# promissory-notes - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?

Dec 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 53 Views 70 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has said Ireland won’t make the €3billion payment. But the real situation is much bleaker, writes Sarah McCabe.

# promissory-notes - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes?

Dec 16th 2012, 11:00 AM 6,870 Views 56 Comments

There have been disputes in cabinet over who gets to say what – but at the end of day, will we get a deal?