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#Bank Bailout

Tánaiste: 'There was a bailout of the banks 12 years ago'
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Tánaiste: 'There was a bailout of the banks 12 years ago'

Dec 17th 2020, 1:17 PM 45,561 Views 98 Comments

There have been calls for the Taoiseach to correct the Dáil record over his statements.

FactCheck: Was Micheál Martin right to say that the banks were not bailed out in 2008?
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FactCheck: Was Micheál Martin right to say that the banks were not bailed out in 2008?

Dec 16th 2020, 6:56 PM 61,000 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach has suggested that the bank guarantee was an investment.

The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit
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The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit

Feb 2nd 2019, 7:30 AM 8,562 Views 24 Comments

The rainy day fund will be supplemented with an annual €500 million from the Exchequer, starting this year.

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC
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Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,614 Views 10 Comments

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

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

Jun 13th 2017, 9:34 AM 11,607 Views 48 Comments

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

State is preparing to offer up part of its stake in AIB to private owners
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State is preparing to offer up part of its stake in AIB to private owners

Nov 17th 2016, 6:08 PM 12,544 Views 41 Comments

The bank was nationalised following the global banking crisis in 2008.

AIB's new boss has a long year ahead of him
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AIB's new boss has a long year ahead of him

May 29th 2015, 3:21 PM 15,811 Views 45 Comments

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead
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Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead

Apr 14th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,340 Views 43 Comments

The bank is about to go on a fundraising drive.

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma
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Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

Apr 3rd 2015, 3:05 PM 37,827 Views 207 Comments

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back
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Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back

Mar 11th 2015, 1:30 PM 17,437 Views 58 Comments

The bank wants to raise €525 million from private investors and most of that will go to the government.

AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers
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AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers

Mar 5th 2015, 11:34 AM 14,088 Views 79 Comments

And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.

Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back
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Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back

Jan 12th 2015, 2:10 PM 17,723 Views 105 Comments

But only the money that was put into AIB, Bank of Ireland and ptsb. Not Anglo.

The Briefcase: Grilled bankers, Taylor Swift and Alibaba's treasure trove
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The Briefcase: Grilled bankers, Taylor Swift and Alibaba's treasure trove

Nov 14th 2014, 10:26 PM 11,109 Views 3 Comments

This was the week in business.

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester
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Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 38,514 Views 128 Comments

The outspoken celebrity has used his latest YouTube video to speak against Irish Water.

Permanent TSB should turn a profit sooner - but don't expect cheaper mortgages
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Permanent TSB should turn a profit sooner - but don't expect cheaper mortgages

Nov 12th 2014, 6:28 PM 8,103 Views 12 Comments

The bank’s boss said its lending costs were still higher than those of bigger competitors.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Sep 27th 2014, 12:07 AM 11,504 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion
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IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion

Apr 25th 2014, 1:07 PM 20,657 Views 86 Comments

And even more cash could come from IBRC if it sells off the rest of its loan portfolio.

Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn
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Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:20 AM 7,980 Views 27 Comments

These are the full documents prepared for the Department of Finance and the National Treasury Management Agency at the height of the crisis.

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes
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Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes

Oct 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 21 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Kenny wrote a letter to 26 EU heads about their 2012 “commitment” to give Ireland special treatment – but they don’t care for wimpish reminders.

AIB chief is 'not aware of' any internal investigations into former directors
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AIB chief is 'not aware of' any internal investigations into former directors

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:14 PM 5,625 Views 12 Comments

The bank’s CEO David Duffy said that no investigations had happened during his tenure and that discussing past directors would be “therapeutic but unfair”.

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts
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EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

Jun 22nd 2013, 10:26 AM 5,076 Views 43 Comments

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back
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Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back

Jun 21st 2013, 9:14 AM 8,003 Views 68 Comments

Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year
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Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year

Mar 20th 2013, 8:49 AM 10,257 Views 106 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s annual report reveals a minor pay increase for Richie Boucher, despite pre-tax losses of €2.17 billion.

Column: How badly does one have to behave to be knocked out of politics?
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Column: How badly does one have to behave to be knocked out of politics?

Mar 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 61 Views 51 Comments

After a string of tribunals, political scandals and economic catastrophes, reports of Fianna Fail’s death were greatly exaggerated – but why? asks Maura Adshead.

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012
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Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012

Mar 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 5,680 Views 34 Comments

Looking to the year ahead, its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said that “taxpayers are very much in the money with regard to Bank of Ireland.”

Chief whip will speak to Peter Mathews over attendance at bondholder protest
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Chief whip will speak to Peter Mathews over attendance at bondholder protest

Jan 28th 2013, 2:40 PM 7,513 Views 46 Comments

Fine Gael TD Mathews attended the Ballyhea/Charleville anti-bank bailout protest meeting at the weekend.

Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private
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Junior Minister: Bank debt deal negotiations best done in private

Oct 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 3,901 Views 91 Comments

Brian Hayes said that outlining Ireland’s negotiating position in public would not be “very clever from the country’s perspective.

Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating
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Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:45 PM 13 Views 54 Comments

The Government’s method of pressuring EU leaders isn’t working, writes Fergus O’Connell. So here’s a suggestion…

Not essential to have bank debt deal by end of October - Honohan
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Not essential to have bank debt deal by end of October - Honohan

Sep 9th 2012, 3:22 PM 3,689 Views 28 Comments

The Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has said that he is confident that the government will “get a lot” from its negotiations aimed at reducing the bank debt.

Merkel, Hollande meet to discuss Greek bailout
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Merkel, Hollande meet to discuss Greek bailout

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:51 AM 1,724 Views 11 Comments

The German and French leaders will discuss the possibility of extending the time limit on the Greek bailout before meetings with Greece’s prime minister tomorrow and Saturday.

Delisted: AIB comes off the New York Stock Exchange
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Delisted: AIB comes off the New York Stock Exchange

Aug 26th 2011, 9:25 AM 504 Views 4 Comments

The move had been widely expected given the government owns nearly all of the bank.

AIB announces intention to delist from NYSE
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AIB announces intention to delist from NYSE

Aug 4th 2011, 5:21 PM 290 Views 3 Comments

Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks?
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Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks?

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:21 AM 2,661 Views 47 Comments

The UK is considering creating ‘people’s banks’ by distributing shares in certain banks to members of the public.

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money
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Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money

Jun 21st 2011, 1:08 PM 15 Views 8 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

Irish government sought bank bailout from Libya
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Irish government sought bank bailout from Libya

Feb 27th 2011, 5:25 PM 2,873 Views 0 Comments

A report says that Brian Lenihan knew of a visit to Libya to secure funding for troubled Irish banks.

Who's outstroked whom?
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Who's outstroked whom?

Feb 10th 2011, 9:33 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

Was postponing any further bank recapitalisations a prudent political move brought about by Fine Gael pressure, or an epic Fianna Fáil masterstroke?

S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks
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S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks

Nov 24th 2010, 8:41 AM 265 Views 0 Comments

The rating agency says the EU/IMF loan averted an even deeper downgrade.

The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday
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The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday

Oct 1st 2010, 10:55 AM 778 Views 0 Comments

International commentators invoke a raft of dire imagery – from bodies flung off skyscrapers to a children’s story book – to describe the economy’s downward trajectory.

In numbers: The banking bailout
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In numbers: The banking bailout

Oct 1st 2010, 10:41 AM 458 Views 0 Comments

Wonder where our billions are going? Here’s a breakdown of the bailout.

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