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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How Irish bailout documents keep getting leaked to the public... via Germany Euroleaks

Explainer: How Irish bailout documents keep getting leaked to the public... via Germany

Yet another batch of draft documents has made its way out via the Bundestag. Here’s the story of how it happens.

From TheJournal.ie Read in full: The leaked European Commission document into Ireland's economy Euroleaks

Read in full: The leaked European Commission document into Ireland's economy

The full draft document reveals the Irish government’s fears about a mass boycott of water charges, criticism over the costs of legal services in Ireland, and Troika suggestions to cut public sector pay.

From TheJournal.ie Commission: Legal services are still too expensive in Ireland Euroleaks

Commission: Legal services are still too expensive in Ireland

Ireland’s bailout partners also want a more efficient judicial system.

From TheJournal.ie Irish banks are still very fragile - and the Troika is concerned Euroleaks

Irish banks are still very fragile - and the Troika is concerned

The Troika also warned that Irish banks still aren’t lending enough to small businesses either.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika Euroleaks

Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika

A leaked European Commission report raises questions over Brendan Howlin’s plans to further downsize the public sector.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government 'fears boycott of new water charges' Euroleaks

Irish government 'fears boycott of new water charges'

A leaked Troika document also reveals that the installation of water meters could be years behind the official schedule.

From TheJournal.ie Commission calls for legal rules requiring Councils to break even Euroleaks

Commission calls for legal rules requiring Councils to break even Exclusive

Right now councils only have an informal requirement to balance their books – something the Troika wants addressed.

From TheJournal.ie Proposed laws to limit public spending aren't binding enough - Troika Euroleaks

Proposed laws to limit public spending aren't binding enough - Troika Exclusive

Brussels believes the Irish government’s legislation to give legal effect to spending ceilings leaves too much wiggle room.

From TheJournal.ie Responding to Troika report, IPHA points to €1 billion savings since 2006 Euroleaks

Responding to Troika report, IPHA points to €1 billion savings since 2006

The organisation which represents drug manufacturers also said a greater use of generics is on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Euroleaks

Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Exclusive

The government is keen to use all of the money from the sale of State assets in “one shape or another” to fund job creation initiatives but the Troika appears more focussed on reducing the debt.

From TheJournal.ie Troika thought the Government was optimistic with Budget 2013 Euroleaks

Troika thought the Government was optimistic with Budget 2013 Exclusive

The Troika and the Government had significantly different predictions for how much Ireland is going to grow over the next two years.

From TheJournal.ie New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika Euroleaks

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika Exclusive

The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie Troika wants less pay, more hours for public sector workers Euroleaks

Troika wants less pay, more hours for public sector workers Exclusive

A draft Troika report, obtained by TheJournal.ie, reveals suggestions that the Croke Park Agreement may not go far enough.

From TheJournal.ie Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Euroleaks

Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Exclusive

Leaked bailout documents reveal new Department of Social Protection plans to get longstanding jobseekers back to work.

From TheJournal.ie Troika recommends cuts to specialist doctors' salaries Euroleaks

Troika recommends cuts to specialist doctors' salaries Exclusive

In a leaked document, the Troika suggests a number of radical measures to address the health service overspend including hiring specialists from abroad, cutting doctors’ pay and making savings on the cost of drugs.