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#State Assets

# state-assets - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,149 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton
# State Assets
# State Assets

No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton

Jan 22nd 2012, 12:18 PM 1,671 Views 27 Comments

But the Minister for Social Protection suggested the Government still hoped to raise €2billion by selling State assets.

# state-assets - Thursday 19 January, 2012

IMF and ECB divided on whether Ireland should burn bondholders
# Troika
# Troika

IMF and ECB divided on whether Ireland should burn bondholders

Jan 19th 2012, 3:40 PM 5,745 Views 49 Comments

The IMF says burden-sharing is an option, but the ECB says it’s worried that doing so cause panic to “spill over” to Europe.

Troika to deliver report on Ireland's bailout programme
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika to deliver report on Ireland's bailout programme

Jan 19th 2012, 7:50 AM 2,132 Views 14 Comments

It comes amid growing talk that Ireland will need a second bailout. One economist did not rule out such a possibility this morning.

# state-assets - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Column: Selling State assets risks damaging our future for short-term gain
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Selling State assets risks damaging our future for short-term gain

Jan 17th 2012, 8:30 PM 71 Views 45 Comments

The Government is considering selling key State companies, writes Donal Palcic – but are the returns worth it for what we will lose?

Government urged to protect Coillte amid more talk of State asset sell-off
# State Assets
# State Assets

Government urged to protect Coillte amid more talk of State asset sell-off

Jan 17th 2012, 9:56 AM 2,342 Views 45 Comments

The government’s share in Aer Lingus, the forestry agency Coillte, Dublin Port, and Bord Gáis are all under consideration for being sold off.

Poll: Should the State sell its stake in Aer Lingus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the State sell its stake in Aer Lingus?

Jan 17th 2012, 9:34 AM 3,698 Views 56 Comments

There has been much talk of sales of State assets as part of the IMF/EU bailout deal but is Aer Lingus one we should hold on to?

# state-assets - Friday 30 December, 2011

Column: Who are the winners when we sell State assets? Not the public…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who are the winners when we sell State assets? Not the public…

Dec 30th 2011, 9:15 AM 372 Views 60 Comments

With the deadline for a privatisation plan at hand, Fergal Browne warns of the pitfalls of selling public companies to private investors.

# state-assets - Friday 18 November, 2011

Budget leaks disclose detail of 'tyrannical' government proposals - Ross
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks disclose detail of 'tyrannical' government proposals - Ross

Nov 18th 2011, 5:06 PM 5,512 Views 44 Comments

Independent TD Shane Ross is among those to heavily criticise the government after details of forthcoming budget proposals were disclosed by TheJournal.ie today.

REVEALED: Government’s leaked plans for Ireland’s austerity budgets
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

REVEALED: Government’s leaked plans for Ireland’s austerity budgets

Nov 18th 2011, 1:59 PM 19,778 Views 175 Comments

TheJournal.ie has obtained the documents, given to German MPs, which outline the contents of the 2012 and 2013 Budgets.

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation

Nov 18th 2011, 1:58 PM 2,320 Views 6 Comments

The government has said publicly it wants to use State asset sell-off revenue for job creation but confidential documents paint a different picture.

# state-assets - Monday 17 October, 2011

Etihad approaches government over stake in Aer Lingus - report
# State Assets
# State Assets

Etihad approaches government over stake in Aer Lingus - report

Oct 17th 2011, 12:42 PM 756 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Transport declined to comment on a report in today’s Financial Times.

# state-assets - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Troika wanted Ireland to commit to €5bn sale of assets - Howlin
# State Assets
# State Assets

Troika wanted Ireland to commit to €5bn sale of assets - Howlin

Oct 11th 2011, 3:25 PM 695 Views 15 Comments

Brendan Howlin tells the Dáil that overseas lenders wanted a far larger commitment to the sale of state assets than Ireland did.

# state-assets - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Government creates NewERA fund to oversee management of semi-states
# State Assets
# State Assets

Government creates NewERA fund to oversee management of semi-states

Sep 29th 2011, 11:47 AM 922 Views 11 Comments

A new fund will be created, under the authority of the NTMA, to oversee the state’s ownership of semi-state companies.

# state-assets - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increased over summer
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increased over summer

Sep 28th 2011, 9:37 AM 141 Views 1 Comment

The flag-carrying airline says its passenger volumes for July and August were up by 1.4 per cent on the same period last year.

# state-assets - Monday 19 September, 2011

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans
# State Assets
# State Assets

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 AM 511 Views 8 Comments

The TEEU has hit out at fellow union Unite, saying it is “not appropriate” to threaten shutdown of Ireland’s electricity supply.

# state-assets - Thursday 15 September, 2011

No decision yet on Aer Lingus sale - Gilmore
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

No decision yet on Aer Lingus sale - Gilmore

Sep 15th 2011, 10:39 AM 69 Views 2 Comments

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action

Sep 15th 2011, 9:15 AM 546 Views 18 Comments

Jimmy Kelly says workers had already indicated their desire to strike if the government tried to dispose of it.

# state-assets - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off

Sep 14th 2011, 5:52 PM 552 Views 27 Comments

The decision follows an announcement by the government today that it would sell off a minority stake in the state-owned utility company.

Government decides to sell minority stake in ESB
# ESB
# ESB

Government decides to sell minority stake in ESB

Sep 14th 2011, 2:44 PM 856 Views 5 Comments

Communications minister Pat Rabbitte tells the Dáil that the government will dispose of a minority stake in the energy provider.

Cabinet meets to continue talks on €2bn sale of state assets
# State
# State

Cabinet meets to continue talks on €2bn sale of state assets

Sep 14th 2011, 10:20 AM 380 Views 3 Comments

The cabinet meets this morning, ahead of the Dáil’s return, with the sale of state assets high on the agenda.

Poll: Which State asset should we sell off first?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which State asset should we sell off first?

Sep 14th 2011, 10:11 AM 3,955 Views 122 Comments

The Cabinet will make some concrete decisions on the possibility of selling off State assets when it meets today – where would you like to see the axe to fall first, if at all?

# state-assets - Monday 12 September, 2011

‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns

Sep 12th 2011, 8:54 AM 1,102 Views 44 Comments

The energy minister says there is “no more low-hanging fruit” for the €3.6billion in savings which the government wants.

# state-assets - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus
# Flying The Coop
# Flying The Coop

Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus

Sep 7th 2011, 4:29 PM 541 Views 23 Comments

The Transport minister tells Newstalk that he doesn’t view the airline as “strategic” – and would be willing to part with it.

# state-assets - Monday 5 September, 2011

National Lottery could be put up for sale
# Lotto
# Lotto

National Lottery could be put up for sale

Sep 5th 2011, 8:40 PM 634 Views 25 Comments

The government is reportedly contemplating including the National Lottery in a list of state assets being considered for sale.

# state-assets - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Government planning minority stake sale for state companies
# State Assets
# State Assets

Government planning minority stake sale for state companies

Jul 31st 2011, 12:17 PM 403 Views 6 Comments

Plan aims to raise €2 billion to support state infrastructure projects.

# state-assets - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

McCarthy report: sale of state assets should focus on long-term growth
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# State Assets

McCarthy report: sale of state assets should focus on long-term growth

Apr 20th 2011, 2:43 PM 1,543 Views 0 Comments

Economic report recommends selling National Stud, Bord na Móna, and Aer Lingus shares, and calls for a review of pay and conditions in all commercial state companies to asses their competitiveness.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
Live Apr 20th 2011, 8:17 AM

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

McCarthy report will suggest no 'fire sale' of State assets
Live Apr 20th 2011, 7:31 AM

McCarthy report will suggest no 'fire sale' of State assets

# state-assets - Monday 11 April, 2011

Government to sign off on spending review as quangos and State assets targeted
Live Apr 11th 2011, 7:40 AM

Government to sign off on spending review as quangos and State assets targeted

# state-assets - Friday 25 March, 2011

# state-assets - Thursday 17 March, 2011

# state-assets - Thursday 22 July, 2010

McCarthy heads group to check state assets
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# State Assets

McCarthy heads group to check state assets

Jul 22nd 2010, 7:10 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

Board will look into efficiency of assets such as RTÉ and an Post.