Funds given to a collapsing institution by a government in the hope of saving them.
# bailout - Friday 7 March, 2014
Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.
The U2 frontman has been addressing delegates at the European People’s Party congress in Dublin.
# bailout - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
In a speech to be delivered tomorrow night in Cork, the European Commission President praises the “sacrifices” Irish families have made.
# bailout - Monday 3 March, 2014
Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.
# bailout - Sunday 2 March, 2014
From an imagined post-2020 perspective, barrister and co-founder of New Beginning Vincent P Martin, considers how our current housing crisis might play out in the near future.
# bailout - Monday 27 January, 2014
# bailout - Thursday 23 January, 2014
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said he can categorically deny that Irish banks would need a so-called ‘bail-in’.
The IMF has warned that the country faces five more years with high unemployment unless it enacts more reforms, including major wage cuts.
# bailout - Friday 17 January, 2014
A member of the European Parliament Committee who are in Dublin today to discuss the bank bailout said while Ireland has a case to make, so does every other country.
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Ireland’s push for a bank debt deal may also come up, but is not on the formal agenda for the meeting today.
# bailout - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Labour MEP Emer Costello has been strongly critical of the troika for putting the banks and bondholders ahead of citizens.
# bailout - Friday 10 January, 2014
A public hearing in Brussels yesterday heard from MEPs who stated that the social consequences of Troika policies can’t be ignored.
# bailout - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
# bailout - Friday 27 December, 2013
“The increase…would also increase the amount of IMF credit potentially available to Ireland should circumstances ever arise…”
# bailout - Friday 20 December, 2013
The European Commission President didn’t mince his words last night.
# bailout - Thursday 19 December, 2013
Speaking to the IMF, Ajai Chopra went on to say that eurozone partners had stopped Ireland from imposing haircuts on senior creditors.
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The EU banking union framework has been agreed, meaning banks will bail themselves out.
# bailout - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Enda Kenny is in Belgium tomorrow to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.
They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.
# bailout - Monday 16 December, 2013
The Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson says he wants more detail on the government’s plans to grow the economy.
The business group has predicted stronger growth than the Government, saying GDP could rise by as much as three per cent in 2014.
# bailout - Sunday 15 December, 2013
The Troika itself isn’t going anywhere. They will continue to dictate austerity for years to come, writes Paul Murphy.
The target borrower for banks is often a high net worth individual living overseas: ordinary owner-occupiers can go and whistle.
We got used to their visits, but what did they really think of us?
# bailout - Saturday 14 December, 2013
Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…
There was an air of bullish enthusiasm around Government Buildings yesterday, with the themes of recovery and independence on every ministers lips.
# bailout - Friday 13 December, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Ireland’s bailout exit, resignations at the Central Remedial Clinic, and an armed robbery in Howth.
As we wave goodbye to the troika it’s time we set a new objective for our future, writes Derek Nolan
Brendan Howlin added that working families may feel the benefit of the bailout exit.
As Ireland exits the bailout, the Ministers Finance and Public Expenditure paid tribute to the Irish people, saying they had “used their voice in the polling booth”.
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And how did it affect Ireland’s business environment?
There’ll be a sustained eight-hour media assault by Cabinet members and State agency bosses today, as the Government marks the end of the bailout.
# bailout - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The Health Minister told the Select Sub-Committee on Health that €20 million of the funding would be met by cost-cutting in the Department of Health.
The bailout exit has contributed to a bump in support for the coalition partners according to a new poll.
Ministers will sign-off on the government’s medium-term economic strategy which is expected to be published next week.
# bailout - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
The address will be broadcast at 9.30pm on Sunday night on RTÉ One television.
Enda Kenny’s involvement in events marking Ireland’s bailout exit this weekend has not been finalised leading to suggestions he could do a ‘State of the Nation’ address.
# bailout - Monday 9 December, 2013
The Minister for Finance is in Brussels for a Eurogroup meeting, who said Ireland is “proof” that austerity packages ‘deliver results’.