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fiscal compact

# fiscal-compact - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From Business ETC Fiscal Compact will enter into force on 1 January 2013 Eurozone

Fiscal Compact will enter into force on 1 January 2013

Finland delivered its instrument of ratification yesterday.

# fiscal-compact - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Referendum Commission head criticises government’s Fiscal Compact book Fiscal Compact

Referendum Commission head criticises government’s Fiscal Compact book

Justice Kevin Feeney says the Government’s booklet, separate to its own, caused “confusion among the public”.

# fiscal-compact - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Prospect of October Budget welcomed amid calls for more open process Budget 2014

Prospect of October Budget welcomed amid calls for more open process

Budget 2013 is less than a week old but already thoughts are turning to Budget 2014 and the possibility it could be held earlier than December next year.

# fiscal-compact - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ministers say December Budgets could be a thing of the past Budget 2014

Ministers say December Budgets could be a thing of the past

Brendan Howlin says bringing Ireland into line with European moves could see Budgets in October, with two months of debate.

# fiscal-compact - Monday 22 October, 2012

From Business ETC If the EU were one country, it would be breaking its own budget rules Deficit Sinners

If the EU were one country, it would be breaking its own budget rules

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

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact – Ireland on track for 2020 Economic Letter

Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact – Ireland on track for 2020

The letter states that, despite ‘many uncertainties’, the date of 2020 remains achievable.

# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law Fiscal Compact

German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law

The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.

# fiscal-compact - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From Business ETC Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules – report European Council

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules – report

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny Boycott

Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny

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

From Business ETC 11 things to know about the IMF’s latest Irish review In Summary

11 things to know about the IMF’s latest Irish review

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

From Business ETC IMF approves €1.4bn loan – but has doubts about Ireland’s return to markets Bailout Review

IMF approves €1.4bn loan – but has doubts about Ireland’s return to markets

The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…

# fiscal-compact - Monday 11 June, 2012

From Business ETC Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment Consumer Sentiment

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment

But people’s expectations about jobs and household finances have improved slightly.

# fiscal-compact - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Business ETC ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts Draghing It Out

ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts

But Mario Draghi says Ireland’s vote is a welcome affirmation of its priorities, and that market access could be close at hand.

# fiscal-compact - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From Business ETC Fitch: Yes vote removes uncertainty, but return to markets still ‘unclear’ Bond Markets

Fitch: Yes vote removes uncertainty, but return to markets still ‘unclear’

The ratings agency says approving the Fiscal Compact removes a risk, but doesn’t guarantee a return to the markets.

# fiscal-compact - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes

“It was Fianna Fáil wot won it.”

From TheJournal.ie ‘We have to get a deal on our bank debt’ – Tánaiste Bank Debt

‘We have to get a deal on our bank debt’ – Tánaiste

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

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: Ireland’s referendum on the Fiscal Compact Prime Numbers

In numbers: Ireland’s referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Twitter’s reaction to #EURef Referendum This post contains images

In pictures: Twitter’s reaction to #EURef

How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…

From TheJournal.ie ‘A sigh of relief’: International reaction to Ireland’s Yes vote Referendum

‘A sigh of relief’: International reaction to Ireland’s Yes vote

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.

From Business ETC Krugman: Ireland voted for a ‘bad idea’ – and euro could collapse in two years Debt Crisis

Krugman: Ireland voted for a ‘bad idea’ – and euro could collapse in two years

The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Government will ask TDs to ratify ESM Treaty this week Full Steam Ahead

Government will ask TDs to ratify ESM Treaty this week

Bolstered by the Yes vote in the Fiscal Compact, TDs will vote this week on ratifying Ireland’s participation in the ESM.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day…

# fiscal-compact - Friday 1 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must progress in seeking ‘long-term sustainable deal’ for Ireland’s bank debt Referendum

Ireland must progress in seeking ‘long-term sustainable deal’ for Ireland’s bank debt

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.

From TheJournal.ie REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats Referendum

REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats

The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Referendum count returns a ‘Yes’ majority Referendum

As it happened: Referendum count returns a ‘Yes’ majority

We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Govt has been sent clear message they have to get their act together’ – Brian Hayes Referendum

‘Govt has been sent clear message they have to get their act together’ – Brian Hayes

Junior minister says government has to reach out to people who are frustrated with their prospects and living standards.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday Referendum

Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday

The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.

From TheJournal.ie What happens to your ballot paper after your vote is counted? Referendum

What happens to your ballot paper after your vote is counted?

What will the authorities do with the 1.5 million-or-so ballot papers, once the result of today’s referendum is known?

From TheJournal.ie Six key constituencies to watch in today’s referendum count Count

Six key constituencies to watch in today’s referendum count

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result Count

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How did you vote yesterday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?

Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.

# fiscal-compact - Thursday 31 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum? Turnout

What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum?

Voting started slowly today… but does it ultimately matter? Here are the lessons learned from our previous referendums…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Bomb squad say suspicious device at Mary Lou McDonald’s office a “hoax” Alert This post contains images

Bomb squad say suspicious device at Mary Lou McDonald’s office a “hoax”

The Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team made safe and analysed the device at the Sinn Féin TD’s office in Dublin’s North Strand.

From TheJournal.ie To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes In Pictures This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

From TheJournal.ie Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today Voting

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

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