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#Promissory notes

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 Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report Promissory Notes

Ireland and the ECB reach a deal on promissory note - report

“We have not received formal confirmation of precisely what is to be agreed,” Ruairí Quinn told the Dáil.

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.”

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 Financial services union calls on Noonan to guarantee IBRC jobs Promissory Notes

Financial services union calls on Noonan to guarantee IBRC jobs

Last night the Finance minister said he understood most staff would be rehired by the liquidators or by NAMA when it takes on the bank’s assets.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid Promissory Notes

Central Bank reassures IBRC customers they will be repaid

The banks said all eligible deposits under its guarantee scheme will be covered up to a limit of €100,000 per person.

From TheJournal.ie President signs legislation to liquidate IBRC into law Promissory Notes

President signs legislation to liquidate IBRC into law

The President returned from his official visit to Rome yesterday to sign the emergency legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today Promissory Notes

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today

David Hall’s legal challenge to the €3.06 billion Anglo promissory note was dismissed by the High Court last week but he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court this morning despite the overnight developments.

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.”

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC Promissory Note

Dáil to sit at 10:30pm to debate emergency legislation on liquidating IBRC

TDs will reconvene after 10pm tonight to discuss plans to transfer IBRC’s assets to NAMA – as part of a deal to replace the promissory notes with long-term Government bonds.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Transport grants, promissory notes and WW2 pardon Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Transport grants, promissory notes and WW2 pardon

Legislation granting a legal pardon to Irish deserters who fought for the Allies in World War II will be introduced today.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights

Simon Coveney will take questions on the horse DNA scandal as the Dáil debates whether to bin the promissory notes.

From TheJournal.ie Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath Wrote You A Letter

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes Promissory Notes

Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes

The Tánaiste said that the future of the Irish government is a matter for the Irish government and the Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know before you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask Promissory Notes

Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask

You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…

From TheJournal.ie Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment Promissory Note

Technical Group to force Dáil vote on promissory note repayment

15 TDs, led by Shane Ross, have tabled a motion calling for a public assertion that Ireland won’t make the next repayment.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding ECB

Irish banks continue to wean off ECB's funding

The latest figures show usage of the ECB’s refinancing facilities by the Irish covered banks dropped €13 billion in December.

From TheJournal.ie Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case Promissory Notes

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan still chasing 'good deal' in promissory note talks Promissory Notes

Noonan still chasing 'good deal' in promissory note talks

The finance minister says saying the deal is dead is “premature”, but vows: Ireland “is not going to default.”

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March Promissory Notes

Taoiseach still 'confident' of promissory note deal by March

Ireland is due to pay €3.06 billion in 60 days’ time – but Enda Kenny remains positive that a deal can be reached.

From TheJournal.ie Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes Promissory Notes

Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson said that he wants Minister Noonan to ‘come clean’ on the issue and appear before the committee as soon as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue? Open Thread

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

From TheJournal.ie No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist Promissory Notes

No agreement but bank debt deal talks will continue, Ministers insist

Leo Varadkar and Pat Rabbitte have both insisted that the discussions on reducing the burden of Ireland’s bank debt will continue despite a report that the ECB had rejected a key Irish government proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste Promissory Notes

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added epic car parking Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added epic car parking

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note Promissory Notes

Report: ECB rules out long-term bond to replace promissory note

Reuters cites ECB sources as saying the proposal was discussed this week – and ruled out as being illegal under EU treaties.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added flashmob birthday party Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added flashmob birthday party

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Updated: Taoiseach has confidence in Reilly and in securing promissory note deal Enda Kenny

Updated: Taoiseach has confidence in Reilly and in securing promissory note deal

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny also said that government would not allow for abortion on demand in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note? Opinion

Column: What would it take for Ireland to escape the Anglo promissory note?

Pat Rabbitte has said Ireland won’t make the €3billion payment. But the real situation is much bleaker, writes Sarah McCabe.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the government get a deal on promissory notes?

There have been disputes in cabinet over who gets to say what – but at the end of day, will we get a deal?