# fiscal-compact - Monday 22 October, 2012
New Eurostat figures show the EU as a whole ran a budget deficit of 4.7pc of its GDP – €180 billion above its limit.
# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
The letter states that, despite ‘many uncertainties’, the date of 2020 remains achievable.
# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 11 September, 2012
The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.
# fiscal-compact - Sunday 26 August, 2012
Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.
# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
The Taoiseach can only barely hold back after Richard Boyd-Barrett uses Dáil time to promote an anti-household charge protest.
# fiscal-compact - Friday 15 June, 2012
The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.
The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…
# fiscal-compact - Monday 11 June, 2012
But people’s expectations about jobs and household finances have improved slightly.
# fiscal-compact - Sunday 3 June, 2012
Following the passing of the Fiscal Compact treaty, Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland now needed to get a deal to lessen the burden on the Irish taxpayer.
# fiscal-compact - Saturday 2 June, 2012
Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?
International newspapers and media focussed on the fact that a Yes vote had avoided further headaches for eurozone leaders but committed Ireland to “more austerity” as one paper put it.
Bolstered by the Yes vote in the Fiscal Compact, TDs will vote this week on ratifying Ireland’s participation in the ESM.
# fiscal-compact - Friday 1 June, 2012
Taoiseach and Tánaiste say Ireland should get a better deal and that the banking debt should be part of a wider approach to tackling European debt.
The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.
The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.
There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.
Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.
Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.
# fiscal-compact - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Voting started slowly today… but does it ultimately matter? Here are the lessons learned from our previous referendums…
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