# fiscal-compact - Today’s News
# fiscal-compact - Saturday 22 December, 2012
Finland delivered its instrument of ratification yesterday.
# fiscal-compact - Thursday 13 December, 2012
Justice Kevin Feeney says the Government’s booklet, separate to its own, caused “confusion among the public”.
# fiscal-compact - Monday 10 December, 2012
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
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
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 - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
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
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
“It was Fianna Fáil wot won it.”
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?
How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…
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.
The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.
Bolstered by the Yes vote in the Fiscal Compact, TDs will vote this week on ratifying Ireland’s participation in the ESM.
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# 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.
We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.
The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.
What will the authorities do with the 1.5 million-or-so ballot papers, once the result of today’s referendum is known?
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.
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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…
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…
The Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team made safe and analysed the device at the Sinn Féin TD’s office in Dublin’s North Strand.
Democracy at play.
Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a 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.
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