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#Bank Guarantee

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

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 33,238 Views 66 Comments

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

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 11,610 Views 48 Comments

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

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank
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Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

May 26th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,218 Views 2 Comments

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

Jonathan Sugarman: 'We may wake up tomorrow and need another bank guarantee'
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Jonathan Sugarman: 'We may wake up tomorrow and need another bank guarantee'

Apr 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 26,955 Views 58 Comments

The former Unicredit executive said his life was ‘utterly destroyed’ after he came forward about breaches.

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered
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Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,467 Views 26 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans
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# The Life Of Bert

Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans

Dec 14th 2015, 7:45 PM 59,432 Views 283 Comments

The former taoiseach has given the BBC his verdict on the cause of Ireland’s financial meltdown.

Bertie: I'd absolutely nothing to do with the bank guarantee
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Bertie: I'd absolutely nothing to do with the bank guarantee

Oct 20th 2015, 7:58 PM 15,620 Views 73 Comments

The former taoiseach said he had “long left government” by the time of the September 2008 guarantee. He was gone four months.

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

Sep 10th 2015, 11:08 PM 11,055 Views 39 Comments

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

Seán FitzPatrick WON'T have to answer questions about his time at Anglo
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Seán FitzPatrick WON'T have to answer questions about his time at Anglo

Jul 14th 2015, 10:34 PM 12,385 Views 0 Comments

Bad news for the committee.

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?
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Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Jul 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 14,061 Views 11 Comments

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"
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Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"

Jul 9th 2015, 2:20 PM 19,571 Views 33 Comments

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry
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# The Life Of Brian

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry

Jul 8th 2015, 11:15 PM 17,900 Views 44 Comments

The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
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Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,747 Views 93 Comments

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)
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9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:13 PM 47,337 Views 77 Comments

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

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As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
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Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,065 Views 37 Comments

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke
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'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke

Jun 19th 2015, 9:58 AM 13,515 Views 62 Comments

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
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# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,107 Views 54 Comments

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"
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# Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"

Jun 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 35,104 Views 35 Comments

Mary O’Rourke has revealed her thoughts on Bertie Ahern’s comments about Brian Lenihan.

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'
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Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'

Jun 17th 2015, 6:58 PM 19,682 Views 20 Comments

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting'
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# Brothers In Arms

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting'

Jun 1st 2015, 8:30 AM 12,382 Views 90 Comments

We asked Barry Cowen about his brother’s appearance before the banking inquiry next month.

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing'
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# The Regulator

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing'

May 28th 2015, 3:55 PM 22,469 Views 138 Comments

One TD was paraphrasing Oscar Wilde at the banking inquiry today.

'The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn't pleasant for anyone in the room'
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# No Dissenter

'The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn't pleasant for anyone in the room'

May 21st 2015, 6:04 PM 19,232 Views 101 Comments

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

'On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed'
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# Sweet Dreams

'On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed'

May 14th 2015, 4:51 PM 16,213 Views 50 Comments

The Bank of Ireland’s former governor said Brian Cowen was the one who suddenly dropped the news.

Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'
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# We All Partied

Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'

May 6th 2015, 1:28 PM 22,851 Views 67 Comments

Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?
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Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,440 Views 67 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Former AIB chief: 'I'm very sorry ... I feel deeply disappointed every day'
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# Panic On The Streets

Former AIB chief: 'I'm very sorry ... I feel deeply disappointed every day'

Apr 29th 2015, 3:38 PM 19,852 Views 58 Comments

Eugene Sheehy said the bank took too many risks and he could have stopped this from happening.

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't
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Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 7,944 Views 39 Comments

Those who fail to cooperate with the inquiry or provide false information could face up to five years in prison.

AIB boss: 'I did my level best, but it wasn't enough. I can never get away from that'
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AIB boss: 'I did my level best, but it wasn't enough. I can never get away from that'

Apr 23rd 2015, 1:49 PM 25,506 Views 51 Comments

Former AIB chair Dermot Gleeson is before the banking inquiry today.

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger
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# The Governator

Bankers were "unwise, rather than criminal" during the Celtic Tiger

Apr 9th 2015, 7:48 PM 15,840 Views 96 Comments

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

Sexy corruption and 8 other things we've learned at the banking inquiry
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Sexy corruption and 8 other things we've learned at the banking inquiry

Mar 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,004 Views 9 Comments

The inquiry is finally up and running and it’s had its moments…

Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears 'corruption is sexy'
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# Power Vs Money

Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears 'corruption is sexy'

Mar 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 16,655 Views 19 Comments

Surely none of our politicians are THAT corrupt?

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty
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# Notes On A Scandal

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty

Mar 11th 2015, 5:37 PM 20,082 Views 96 Comments

The banking inquiry got animated today.

'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'
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'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'

Mar 4th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,207 Views 66 Comments

The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
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# Digestives And Milk

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

Feb 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 28,836 Views 75 Comments

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

'I do not think allowing Anglo to collapse would have been the right thing to do'
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# Too Big To Fail

'I do not think allowing Anglo to collapse would have been the right thing to do'

Feb 18th 2015, 5:16 PM 14,906 Views 46 Comments

Former IMF and Irish financial official Dónal Donovan gives his 2c at the banking inquiry.

The bank guarantee 'was the most destructive own goal in history that sunk an entire nation'
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The bank guarantee 'was the most destructive own goal in history that sunk an entire nation'

Feb 5th 2015, 11:17 PM 45,470 Views 226 Comments

Professor William Black told the banking inquiry that the decision to issue a blanket guarantee in 2008 was “insane”.

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee
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# Lenihan And Me

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

Jan 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,199 Views 23 Comments

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

'Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better'
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'Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better'

Dec 17th 2014, 1:20 PM 13,291 Views 87 Comments

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
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30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 34,540 Views 67 Comments

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

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