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#Promissory notes

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you begin your day.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan hopeful of deal on Anglo promissory note before Budget Budget 2013

Noonan hopeful of deal on Anglo promissory note before Budget

The Minister for Finance says the timetable is to have a deal by March, but he’d like a commitment before announcing the Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers

Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland may issue 40-year bond to replace promissory notes - report Promissory Notes

Ireland may issue 40-year bond to replace promissory notes - report

Bloomberg reports that Ireland could issue the former Anglo bonds worth €40 billion, allowing it to scrap the promissory note system.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan confident about bank debt deal Cyprus

Noonan confident about bank debt deal

The Finance Minister said the ECB seem to be “more eager” to move forward.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders? Bondholders

Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?

The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What did the EU leaders agree overnight in Brussels? Explainer

Explainer: What did the EU leaders agree overnight in Brussels?

The leaders of the Eurozone countries have agreed to allow bailout funds be used by banks. What’s it all about?

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland shareholders approve complex promissory note - bond deal Promissory Note

Bank of Ireland shareholders approve complex promissory note - bond deal

Shareholders at the bank voted overwhelmingly in favour of the deal that was first announced by the Finance Minister in March.

From TheJournal.ie 11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review In Summary

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IMF approves €1.4bn loan - but has doubts about Ireland's return to markets Bailout Review

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rehn 'still hopes for Irish debt deal' - while Spain's bailout comes without budget rules Debt Crisis

Rehn 'still hopes for Irish debt deal' - while Spain's bailout comes without budget rules

The commissioner says he still wants to assist Ireland – and confirms Spain’s banking bailout won’t bring new fiscal conditions.

From TheJournal.ie FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks Bank Bailouts

FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks

Spain looking at issuing promissory notes to prop up its largest bank to the tune of €19bn. Don’t do it, says the Financial Times – just look at Ireland…

THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK has left its key interest rate unchanged at 1 per cent for the fifth month in succession, at its monthly board meeting held in Barcelona. ECB president Mario Draghi said the governors had not discussed the possibility of lowering the rate. Draghi was not asked about any progress on discussions regarding Ireland’s promissory note burden during his press conference.

From TheJournal.ie ECB president: 'No plans to make a deal on promissory notes' Stonewalled

ECB president: 'No plans to make a deal on promissory notes'

Mario Draghi tells Gay Mitchell there’s no deal – and is warned that the EU is only “slightly more popular than the measles”.

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ECB president: 'Utmost importance' that Ireland continues promissory note repayments Promissory Notes

ECB president: 'Utmost importance' that Ireland continues promissory note repayments

Mario Draghi expects Ireland to keep up its annual repayments of the promissory note, dodging questions about a larger deal.

From TheJournal.ie By the grace of God and blood sport: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

By the grace of God and blood sport: The week in quotes

“By the grace of God, we have won the most sensational victory in British political history.”

From TheJournal.ie Census and celsius: the week in statistics In Numbers

Census and celsius: the week in statistics

How many of us are there in Ireland? How hot was it here last week? And how much is Will Ferrell’s next film going to make?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's reportedly being discussed in talks on Ireland's bank debt? Debt

Explainer: What's reportedly being discussed in talks on Ireland's bank debt?

RTÉ says Ireland’s banks could be given bonds by the EFSF, which could then be used to go to the ECB and get funds.

From TheJournal.ie In protest: Anglo Not Our Debt and Donegal Action Against Austerity take to Dublin streets In Pictures This post contains images

In protest: Anglo Not Our Debt and Donegal Action Against Austerity take to Dublin streets

Two protest groups have taken to the streets of Dublin today, demonstrating against austerity.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Noonan announces deal on promissory notes Promissory Notes

Confirmed: Noonan announces deal on promissory notes

The government had been in negotiations for some time with the European Central Bank over the €3.1 billion note which was due to be paid by this Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Fiscal compact referendum to be held on Thursday 31 May Save The Date

Fiscal compact referendum to be held on Thursday 31 May

Ireland will go to the polls in 65 days’ time to decide whether or not Ireland should ratify the European fiscal compact treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to decide on date for referendum on Fiscal Compact Cabinet

Cabinet to decide on date for referendum on Fiscal Compact

This morning’s Cabinet meeting will also discuss the promissory note talks, ahead of a committee meeting with Patrick Honohan.

From TheJournal.ie Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes Promissory Notes

Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes

Businessman David Hall is seeking a declaration that the part of the Credit Institutions Act under which the Minister for Finance can issue promissory notes be declared unconstitutional.

From TheJournal.ie No ECB decision yet on Noonan's promissory notes proposal Promissory Notes

No ECB decision yet on Noonan's promissory notes proposal

The bank has ‘nothing to add’ on Noonan’s plan after today’s governing council meeting.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie ECB set to discuss Irish deal on promissory note Promissory Notes

ECB set to discuss Irish deal on promissory note

Bloomberg reports Patrick Honohan will formally ask the ECB’s permission today to restructure Ireland’s promissory notes deal.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan outlines possible changes to promissory note deal Promissory Notes

Noonan outlines possible changes to promissory note deal

The Finance Minister has told the Dáil that the €3.1 billion repayment due next week could be converted to a long-term bond instead.

From TheJournal.ie Colm McCarthy: Irish bank debt was incurred "under threats" from ECB Bankers

Colm McCarthy: Irish bank debt was incurred "under threats" from ECB

The UCD economist said that no other eurozone country has taken on the kind of bank-related debt that Ireland took on – and warned that it may not be sustainable.

From TheJournal.ie Ross doubts if deal on promissory notes will be done before 31 March Promissory Notes

Ross doubts if deal on promissory notes will be done before 31 March

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Michael Noonan did not rule out the possibility of a deal before €3.1 billion is due to be paid at the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie Finance committee demands Honohan meeting as "urgent priority" Promissory Notes

Finance committee demands Honohan meeting as "urgent priority"

The Oireachtas finance committee formally writes to Patrick Honohan asking for a meeting before the promissory note payment.

From TheJournal.ie Government lost committee vote 'because TDs were locked out of the room' Defeated

Government lost committee vote 'because TDs were locked out of the room'

Two Fine Gael TDs left the room to try and round up their absent colleagues – and were locked out themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan heads to Paris to meet French counterpart Baroin Promissory Notes

Noonan heads to Paris to meet French counterpart Baroin

The meeting with Francois Baroin is billed as a St Patrick’s Day event, but the talks on the Anglo notes will likely be raised.

From TheJournal.ie Government tastes defeat in committee vote over Anglo promissory note Defeated

Government tastes defeat in committee vote over Anglo promissory note

The government loses a committee vote over whether to hold a hearing with Patrick Honohan – its first defeat since taking office.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny deflects Dáil questions on talks over Anglo promissory note Promissory Notes

Kenny deflects Dáil questions on talks over Anglo promissory note

The Taoiseach stonewalls queries on the progress of talks to minimise Ireland’s banking burden, or exactly what’s being discussed.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny Leaders' Questions

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil accuses Govt of putting debt deal in jeopardy IOUs

Fianna Fáil accuses Govt of putting debt deal in jeopardy

“All over the place” is how Michael McGrath described Fine Gael and Labour’s handling of the Anglo debt negotiations.