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#Bailout

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did the German parliament approve the Irish budget in 2011? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did the German parliament approve the Irish budget in 2011?

Irexit Party leader and European election candidate Hermann Kelly claimed that the German Bundestag approved the Irish Budget in 2011 before the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie 'That’s insane… did they guarantee everything?': Reliving the night of the bank bailout Opinion

'That’s insane… did they guarantee everything?': Reliving the night of the bank bailout

Economist Victor Duggan was Labour TD Joan Burton’s economic advisor on the night of the bank guarantee. He recounts that fateful night here.

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff Wage Cap

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff

The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.

From TheJournal.ie Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans' Aib 2.0

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

From TheJournal.ie Italian government bails out two banks to the tune of €17 billion The Italian Sob

Italian government bails out two banks to the tune of €17 billion

The two banks’ toxic assets will be moved to a “bad bank” – similar to NAMA here.

From TheJournal.ie Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal Bailout

Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal

The charges include one for conspiracy to commit fraud against the bank’s former chief executive, John Varley.

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools' Return On Investment

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that the Irish people “sacrificed so much to protect our banking system”.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

From TheJournal.ie Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards Ghost Of Bailouts Past

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

From TheJournal.ie Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt BMPS

Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s third-biggest, BMPS is racing against the clock to raise €5 billion or face a government bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit Edinburgh

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit

NIcola Sturgeon said the move would “boost confidence”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money' Make Money Money

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

From TheJournal.ie Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds Parliamentary Drachma

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

From TheJournal.ie This town will say "No" for the 250th week running today Ballyhea Still Says No

This town will say "No" for the 250th week running today

“It’s not a milestone we ever wanted to mark, I assure you.”

From TheJournal.ie Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government Bailout Buddies This post contains videos

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government

Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc have banded together to take power the majority.

From TheJournal.ie Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good Cold Comfort

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

From TheJournal.ie Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government' Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

From TheJournal.ie Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs? Warning

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

From TheJournal.ie Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional" Irish Nationwide

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional"

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters Dread Letter Days

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

From TheJournal.ie Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout Vote Passed

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

From TheJournal.ie Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means Bailout

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.' Crisis

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict' Bad Choices

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit Three Weeks Later

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

From TheJournal.ie 'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister Quiet Word

'Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice... ': Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

From The42 Limerick chairman hoping Greek financial crisis can help save his club from relegation Bailout
From TheJournal.ie Seán FitzPatrick WON'T have to answer questions about his time at Anglo Banking Inquiry
From TheJournal.ie Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement Bailout

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout Done Deal

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

From TheJournal.ie There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

From TheJournal.ie 'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece' Greek Tragedy

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down Keep Greece Flying

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland' 228 Weeks

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

From TheJournal.ie What happens to currencies when they die? Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

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