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From TheJournal.ie Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal Prom Night Revisited

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today Prom Night

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much the wind up of IBRC has cost us so far Counting The Cost

Here's how much the wind up of IBRC has cost us so far

The details of costs to the State are contained in a report by liquidator KPMG published today

Teenager takes his great-granny to school dance - because she never had one

“Can’t wait to see my beautiful date in her stunning dress,” the 19-year-old tweeted before the dance.

From TheJournal.ie IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion Money Back Special

IBRC is paying us back €12.9 billion

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

From TheJournal.ie IBRC staff set for redundancy payments of up to €18,000 Done Deal

IBRC staff set for redundancy payments of up to €18,000

New payments plan will cover lower paid former workers at Anglo and Irish Nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal Serious Concerns

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker' Top Dog

Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year Review 2013

The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year

Promissory note gone, abortion legislated for, the Seanad retained, and the bailout exited – here are few key moments from the past 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie 17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber Oireachtas Bars

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber

“If a TD has a pint or two I don’t think that’s a problem for me and I don’t think it’s a problem for the citizens of the country either,” Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has told TV3′s Midweek programme.

From TheJournal.ie Union representing IBRC staff to meet with LRC chief Kieran Mulvey next week Bankers

Union representing IBRC staff to meet with LRC chief Kieran Mulvey next week

The Irish Bank Officials Association says that the meeting is evidence of the legitimacy of IBRC staff’s claims over redundancy packages being cut.

From TheJournal.ie Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff Ibrc

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff Exclusive

Dozens of current and former staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have been affected by the data breach.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee Dáil Bar

Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee

The recent late-night sitting of the Dáil to discuss the abortion bill and the infamous lapgate incident has reignited debate about the appropriateness of bar opening hours in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly' Revealed

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big' Busting Out This post contains videos

Girl barred from school prom... as her 'breasts were too big'

“You can’t compare a golf ball to a grapefruit,” her mother said.

From The42 Dwyane Wade is a little old to be going to the prom Date This post contains videos

Dwyane Wade is a little old to be going to the prom

The Miami Heat all-star guard made a fan’s dream with his guest appearance.

From TheJournal.ie 'All we're looking for is a fair deal' - An IBRC worker on the impact of liquidation Opinion

'All we're looking for is a fair deal' - An IBRC worker on the impact of liquidation

Since the bank formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank was liquidated last month ordinary workers have been left in the dark as to their fate and that of redundancy packages they’d agreed prior to ‘promnight’. Here, an employee speaks out…

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate Prom Night This post contains videos

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate

The Sinn Fein president told TheJournal.ie this week that while the “vast majority of TDs probably don’t take a sup at all” there were some who were drunk during the debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of 'lying', quickly withdraws remark Promissory Note This post contains videos

Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of 'lying', quickly withdraws remark

A debate on the promissory note arrangement saw sharp exchanges between the independent TD and the Finance Minister last night.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal Prom Night

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

From TheJournal.ie Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal Promissory Notes

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything Prom Night This post contains videos

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything

These are Ireland’s REAL assets.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the IBRC deal takes €1bn off next year’s Budget Budget 2014

Here's how the IBRC deal takes €1bn off next year’s Budget

The Department of Finance has put together these figures to illustrate the benefit to Budgets 2014 and 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank says ECB deal will 'contribute to financial stability' Promissory Notes

Central Bank says ECB deal will 'contribute to financial stability'

The independent body, which takes over ownership of the promissory notes in the deal, welcomes the moves.

From TheJournal.ie Bonds: Fianna Fáil's 'qualified welcome', Sinn Féin says it will cost people €14,000 Promissory Notes

Bonds: Fianna Fáil's 'qualified welcome', Sinn Féin says it will cost people €14,000

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there will be €1 billion of interest on the bonds every year.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: First payment on new Government bonds in 2038 Promissory Notes

Kenny: First payment on new Government bonds in 2038

The final payment of the bonds that replace the promissory notes will take place in 2053.

From TheJournal.ie TDs question lack of debate on promissory notes Promissory Notes

TDs question lack of debate on promissory notes

Deputies Micheál Martin and Peadar Tóibín both criticised the lack of facility for debate on the issue in the Dáil today.

So, what if #PromNight was a real prom? Prom Night This post contains videos

So, what if #PromNight was a real prom?

Michael Noonan, Enda Kenny and the lads head to the Leinster House High Debs…

From TheJournal.ie Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill Prom Night This post contains videos

Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill

“Could I honourably suggest that if you want some order from the government TDs then perhaps you should close the Dáil bar.”

'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets Prom Night This post contains images

'Is this the Gathering?': The very best #promnight tweets

Whatever happens, we’ll tweet our way out of this.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now? Promissory Notes

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

From TheJournal.ie Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC Prom Night

Hayes: "Substantial contingency planning" by government on IBRC

He also said that Ireland is the most likely country to get back to the markets due to the “extraordinary patience and hard work” of its people over the last five years.

From TheJournal.ie TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting Prom Night

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC Prom Night This post contains videos

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC Prom Night

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC Prom Night

As it happened: Dáil approves Bill to liquidate IBRC

Catch up with text commentary from the Dáil as TDs voted to wind up the former Anglo.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support swapping the promissory note for long-term bonds?

The government wants to issue long-term bonds to get rid of the IBRC promissory notes. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation Ibrc

President Higgins returning to Ireland to consider IBRC legislation

Michael D Higgins has interrupted a trip to Italy to make himself available if the Oireachtas passes an IBRC bill tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting Ibrc

Here’s the schedule for the Dáil’s late-night IBRC sitting

It’ll be a late one in the Dail.

From TheJournal.ie Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’ Ibrc

Chief Whip says leaking of elements of IBRC plan is ‘unfortunate’

Paul Kehoe: “The Minister for Finance has taken action to secure the stability of IBRC in the face of these leaks.”

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