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Fiscal Compact will enter into force on 1 January 2013
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Fiscal Compact will enter into force on 1 January 2013

Dec 22nd 2012, 1:27 PM 4,882 Views 31 Comments

Finland delivered its instrument of ratification yesterday.

Referendum Commission head criticises government's Fiscal Compact book
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Referendum Commission head criticises government's Fiscal Compact book

Dec 13th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,940 Views 16 Comments

Justice Kevin Feeney says the Government’s booklet, separate to its own, caused “confusion among the public”.

Prospect of October Budget welcomed amid calls for more open process
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Prospect of October Budget welcomed amid calls for more open process

Dec 10th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,768 Views 13 Comments

Budget 2013 is less than a week old but already thoughts are turning to Budget 2014 and the possibility it could be held earlier than December next year.

Ministers say December Budgets could be a thing of the past
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Ministers say December Budgets could be a thing of the past

Dec 6th 2012, 11:48 AM 6,173 Views 21 Comments

Brendan Howlin says bringing Ireland into line with European moves could see Budgets in October, with two months of debate.

If the EU were one country, it would be breaking its own budget rules
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If the EU were one country, it would be breaking its own budget rules

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:07 PM 5,823 Views 17 Comments

New Eurostat figures show the EU as a whole ran a budget deficit of 4.7pc of its GDP – €180 billion above its limit.

Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact - Ireland on track for 2020
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Central Bank publishes letter on Fiscal Compact - Ireland on track for 2020

Sep 25th 2012, 12:06 PM 4,934 Views 17 Comments

The letter states that, despite ‘many uncertainties’, the date of 2020 remains achievable.

German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law
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German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law

Sep 11th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,366 Views 5 Comments

The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report
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Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report

Aug 26th 2012, 4:28 PM 5,210 Views 54 Comments

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny
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Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny

Jun 19th 2012, 4:34 PM 8,893 Views 116 Comments

The Taoiseach can only barely hold back after Richard Boyd-Barrett uses Dáil time to promote an anti-household charge protest.

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review
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11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review

Jun 15th 2012, 4:30 PM 5,655 Views 15 Comments

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

IMF approves €1.4bn loan - but has doubts about Ireland's return to markets
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IMF approves €1.4bn loan - but has doubts about Ireland's return to markets

Jun 15th 2012, 4:30 PM 2,333 Views 10 Comments

The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment
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Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment

Jun 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 1,078 Views 8 Comments

But people’s expectations about jobs and household finances have improved slightly.

ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts
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ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts

Jun 6th 2012, 2:14 PM 2,738 Views 60 Comments

But Mario Draghi says Ireland’s vote is a welcome affirmation of its priorities, and that market access could be close at hand.

Fitch: Yes vote removes uncertainty, but return to markets still 'unclear'
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Fitch: Yes vote removes uncertainty, but return to markets still 'unclear'

Jun 5th 2012, 8:34 AM 1,723 Views 19 Comments

The ratings agency says approving the Fiscal Compact removes a risk, but doesn’t guarantee a return to the markets.

Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes
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Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes

Jun 3rd 2012, 7:00 PM 6,226 Views 19 Comments

“It was Fianna Fáil wot won it.”

'We have to get a deal on our bank debt' - Tánaiste
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'We have to get a deal on our bank debt' - Tánaiste

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:57 PM 4,582 Views 111 Comments

Following the passing of the Fiscal Compact treaty, Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland now needed to get a deal to lessen the burden on the Irish taxpayer.

In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact
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In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 4,913 Views 48 Comments

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

In pictures: Twitter's reaction to #EURef
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In pictures: Twitter's reaction to #EURef

Jun 2nd 2012, 2:39 PM 4,389 Views 12 Comments

How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…

'A sigh of relief': International reaction to Ireland's Yes vote
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'A sigh of relief': International reaction to Ireland's Yes vote

Jun 2nd 2012, 2:01 PM 4,860 Views 62 Comments

International newspapers and media focussed on the fact that a Yes vote had avoided further headaches for eurozone leaders but committed Ireland to “more austerity” as one paper put it.

Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years
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Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years

Jun 2nd 2012, 12:03 PM 7,717 Views 100 Comments

The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.

Government will ask TDs to ratify ESM Treaty this week
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Government will ask TDs to ratify ESM Treaty this week

Jun 2nd 2012, 10:30 AM 1,883 Views 32 Comments

Bolstered by the Yes vote in the Fiscal Compact, TDs will vote this week on ratifying Ireland’s participation in the ESM.

Ireland must progress in seeking 'long-term sustainable deal' for Ireland's bank debt
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Ireland must progress in seeking 'long-term sustainable deal' for Ireland's bank debt

Jun 1st 2012, 4:46 PM 4,305 Views 125 Comments

Taoiseach and Tánaiste say Ireland should get a better deal and that the banking debt should be part of a wider approach to tackling European debt.

REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats
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REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats

Jun 1st 2012, 3:19 PM 16,950 Views 200 Comments

The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.

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As it happened: Referendum count returns a 'Yes' majority

'Govt has been sent clear message they have to get their act together' - Brian Hayes
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'Govt has been sent clear message they have to get their act together' - Brian Hayes

Jun 1st 2012, 1:57 PM 3,117 Views 37 Comments

Junior minister says government has to reach out to people who are frustrated with their prospects and living standards.

Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday
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Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday

Jun 1st 2012, 11:59 AM 4,003 Views 68 Comments

The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.

What happens to your ballot paper after your vote is counted?
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What happens to your ballot paper after your vote is counted?

Jun 1st 2012, 10:40 AM 5,872 Views 21 Comments

What will the authorities do with the 1.5 million-or-so ballot papers, once the result of today’s referendum is known?

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count
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Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count

Jun 1st 2012, 9:50 AM 3,951 Views 82 Comments

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result
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Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Jun 1st 2012, 7:57 AM 4,698 Views 81 Comments

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?
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Poll: How did you vote yesterday?

Jun 1st 2012, 7:09 AM 10,754 Views 149 Comments

Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.

What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum?
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What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum?

May 31st 2012, 10:00 PM 13,932 Views 173 Comments

Voting started slowly today… but does it ultimately matter? Here are the lessons learned from our previous referendums…

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,892 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Bomb squad say suspicious device at Mary Lou McDonald’s office a "hoax"
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Bomb squad say suspicious device at Mary Lou McDonald’s office a "hoax"

May 31st 2012, 4:40 PM 12,708 Views 41 Comments

The Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team made safe and analysed the device at the Sinn Féin TD’s office in Dublin’s North Strand.

To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes
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To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes

May 31st 2012, 12:55 PM 3,975 Views 41 Comments

Democracy at play.

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?
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Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

May 31st 2012, 11:55 AM 11,244 Views 278 Comments

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today
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Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

May 31st 2012, 8:56 AM 25,007 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

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