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FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
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FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,397 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session
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Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session

Jul 23rd 2015, 8:20 AM 9,078 Views 70 Comments

Relief for Alexis Tsipras – but he’s had to endure another major rebellion from his own party.

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months
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Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

Dec 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,774 Views 17 Comments

In the first three months of the ISI’s existence, it was inundated with calls and emails.

Column: A breakdown of the Irish economic collapse
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Column: A breakdown of the Irish economic collapse

Sep 15th 2013, 8:30 AM 403 Views 71 Comments

Dr Donal Donovan considers who and what was responsible for the demise of the Celtic Tiger – and whether Ireland’s preferential corporate tax regime can be sustained in the face of pressures from other countries.

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes
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PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes

Sep 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,386 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Dohery says that he has met with a family who were advised to clear arrears of €300 by selling their home, something the PTSB CEO says he is “not aware” of.

PTSB says it would “stand over” advising customer to leave college in order to pay mortgage
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PTSB says it would “stand over” advising customer to leave college in order to pay mortgage

Sep 5th 2013, 10:56 PM 13,022 Views 74 Comments

Stephen Donnelly says that the bank’s response was “deeply disappointing” and says that the crisis is not one of arrears, it is one of debt.

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed
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Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed

Jun 4th 2013, 7:45 PM 44 Views 59 Comments

The EU can restore trust by pursuing evidence-based policies that will put people first – namely by setting targets for the real economy, humanitarian aid, and social justice, writes Tom McDonnell.

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks
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Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

May 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 13 Views 48 Comments

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

France enters recession in first quarter
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France enters recession in first quarter

May 15th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,327 Views 19 Comments

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

Spain's unemployment rate shoots to record 27.16%
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Spain's unemployment rate shoots to record 27.16%

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 6,929 Views 56 Comments

More than six million people in Spain are now without work.

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse
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Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:30 PM 5,230 Views 11 Comments

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it
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Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 37 Views 35 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson explains why he has begun to work as a mediator between indebted people and the banks…

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
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Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,957 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
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EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,119 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'
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Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'

Apr 10th 2013, 11:07 AM 13,738 Views 156 Comments

Proposals seen by Reuters, to be put to ministers in Dublin this weekend, would see extra time given for Ireland and Portugal to repay.

Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why?
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Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why?

Apr 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 27 Views 96 Comments

The EU needs to either get on with integration, proper banking and political union or separate into amicable trading partners and neighbours, writes Aaron McKenna.

Cyprus president: Crisis is 'contained' and we won't leave eurozone
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Cyprus president: Crisis is 'contained' and we won't leave eurozone

Mar 29th 2013, 2:50 PM 3,894 Views 23 Comments

Nicos Anastasiades has also thanked the Cypriot public for their “maturity and collectedness” as the banks reopened.

FF publishes bill to remove bank veto from insolvency regime
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FF publishes bill to remove bank veto from insolvency regime

Mar 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 5,071 Views 31 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s legislation would also create an independent Mortgage Resolution Office with the power to make binding orders.

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus
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Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Mar 24th 2013, 5:29 PM 17,226 Views 23 Comments

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis
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Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis

Mar 24th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,040 Views 68 Comments

Ministers will hold a last-ditch meeting to decide whether Cyprus will get a bailout – or be forced to leave the euro.

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax
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Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,655 Views 71 Comments

The Troika are in Cyprus for intensive talks, while Nicos Anastasiades could yet lead a delegation to Brussels this afternoon.

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote
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Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Mar 19th 2013, 11:23 AM 8,186 Views 53 Comments

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

Ireland not impacted by Cyprus' bailout deal - Kenny
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Ireland not impacted by Cyprus' bailout deal - Kenny

Mar 19th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,952 Views 50 Comments

Banks in Cyprus remain closed as discussions continue on the terms of the proposed bailout deal.

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday
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Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

Mar 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,062 Views 62 Comments

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team'
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Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team'

Feb 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 12,722 Views 118 Comments

“As Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘We took one for the team.’ And I think the team owes us now.”

Column: Legal uncertainty of promissory notes is a powerful bargaining tool
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Column: Legal uncertainty of promissory notes is a powerful bargaining tool

Feb 6th 2013, 7:01 AM 117 Views 59 Comments

The looming payment deadline for the next €3.06 billion promissory note instalment is at the centre of discussions – but the legality of this debt is not being properly considered, writes Andy Storey.

Taoiseach in Brussels for European budget talks
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Taoiseach in Brussels for European budget talks

Feb 4th 2013, 9:31 AM 2,197 Views 24 Comments

He is joining the other three Presidents of the EU – Herman Van Rompuy, José Manuel Barroso and Martin Schulz.

Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks
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Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks

Jan 21st 2013, 6:53 PM 3,859 Views 53 Comments

Michael Noonan will chair tomorrow’s meeting of EU finance ministers; today’s Eurogroup meeting will elect a new head.

Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders
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Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders

Jan 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 561 Views 153 Comments

A system of direct democracy would give people a more transparent form of government, writes Raymond Whitehead.

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party
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Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

Jan 8th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,551 Views 57 Comments

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength
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Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength

Jan 5th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,420 Views 17 Comments

The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.

European stocks rise after festive break
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European stocks rise after festive break

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,662 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

Berlusconi tells Italy: 'You need me, and I always help people in need'
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Berlusconi tells Italy: 'You need me, and I always help people in need'

Dec 18th 2012, 9:25 PM 5,603 Views 26 Comments

The flamboyant former prime minister is on a media blitz as he prepares his attempt to return to power for a fourth time, warning of civil war if Italy continues on its current course.

Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run
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Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run

Dec 9th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,119 Views 18 Comments

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said he is stepping down just hours after Silvio Berlusconi announced he would run again for head of government.

Silly diagram does a great job explaining what's wrong with the Eurozone
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Silly diagram does a great job explaining what's wrong with the Eurozone

Dec 1st 2012, 3:56 PM 18,014 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone house of cards has a solid roof – but the foundations are very rocky.

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs
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Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs

Nov 26th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,222 Views 8 Comments

The internet giant is planning to open a fourth despatch centre in the country – despite an ongoing tax dispute with the French government.

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests
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Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests

Nov 14th 2012, 9:29 PM 6,724 Views 93 Comments

Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.

Greek protests erupt into violence ahead of austerity vote
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Greek protests erupt into violence ahead of austerity vote

Nov 7th 2012, 9:33 PM 5,805 Views 82 Comments

More than 80,000 people took part in the anti-austerity protest in Athens ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts.

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