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#Bank Guarantee

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far) The Life Of Brian

9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry Fianna Fáil Days This post contains videos

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach discussed his time as finance minister.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: The Department of Finance’s secret ‘Johnny Logan working group’ Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Revealed: The Department of Finance’s secret ‘Johnny Logan working group’

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s unfair to blame Brian, he’s not here to defend himself’ – Mary O’Rourke Fianna Fáil Family

‘It’s unfair to blame Brian, he’s not here to defend himself’ – Mary O’Rourke

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it’s not that simple’ Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

‘People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it’s not that simple’

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest” Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest”

Mary O’Rourke has revealed her thoughts on Bertie Ahern’s comments about Brian Lenihan.

From TheJournal.ie Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said ‘Come on, let’s have a chat’ Bank Guarantee

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said ‘Come on, let’s have a chat’

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Whatever questions are put to Brian he won’t be found wanting’ Brothers In Arms This post contains videos

‘Whatever questions are put to Brian he won’t be found wanting’

We asked Barry Cowen about his brother’s appearance before the banking inquiry next month.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From Business ETC Patrick Neary is ‘deeply sorry’ but the banks ‘should have known what they were doing’ The Regulator This post contains videos

Patrick Neary is ‘deeply sorry’ but the banks ‘should have known what they were doing’

One TD was paraphrasing Oscar Wilde at the banking inquiry today.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’ No Dissenter

‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From Business ETC ‘On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed’ Sweet Dreams

‘On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed’

The Bank of Ireland’s former governor said Brian Cowen was the one who suddenly dropped the news.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland CEO: ‘We can repay people financially, but not morally’ We All Partied

Bank of Ireland CEO: ‘We can repay people financially, but not morally’

Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders? State Of The Nation

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former AIB chief: ‘I’m very sorry … I feel deeply disappointed every day’ Panic On The Streets

Former AIB chief: ‘I’m very sorry … I feel deeply disappointed every day’

Eugene Sheehy said the bank took too many risks and he could have stopped this from happening.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth – and what happens if they don’t Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth – and what happens if they don’t

Those who fail to cooperate with the inquiry or provide false information could face up to five years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie AIB boss: ‘I did my level best, but it wasn’t enough. I can never get away from that’ Banking Inquiry

AIB boss: ‘I did my level best, but it wasn’t enough. I can never get away from that’

Former AIB chair Dermot Gleeson is before the banking inquiry today.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From Business ETC Bankers were “unwise, rather than criminal” during the Celtic Tiger The Governator

Bankers were “unwise, rather than criminal” during the Celtic Tiger

But the Central Bank governor also wants to explode a few myths about the banking crisis.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sexy corruption and 8 other things we’ve learned at the banking inquiry THE STORY SO FAR

Sexy corruption and 8 other things we’ve learned at the banking inquiry

The inquiry is finally up and running and it’s had its moments…

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears ‘corruption is sexy’ Power Vs Money

Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears ‘corruption is sexy’

Surely none of our politicians are THAT corrupt?

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to ‘loggerheads’ with Pearse Doherty Notes On A Scandal This post contains videos

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘It felt great at the time. People didn’t want to hear that something was wrong’ We All Partied This post contains videos

‘It felt great at the time. People didn’t want to hear that something was wrong’

The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From Business ETC Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis Digestives And Milk

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From Business ETC ‘I do not think allowing Anglo to collapse would have been the right thing to do’ Too Big To Fail

‘I do not think allowing Anglo to collapse would have been the right thing to do’

Former IMF and Irish financial official Dónal Donovan gives his 2c at the banking inquiry.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The bank guarantee ‘was the most destructive own goal in history that sunk an entire nation’ Insane

The bank guarantee ‘was the most destructive own goal in history that sunk an entire nation’

Professor William Black told the banking inquiry that the decision to issue a blanket guarantee in 2008 was “insane”.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee Lenihan And Me

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better’ Banking Inquiry

‘Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better’

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

From TheJournal.ie 30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish Water protests show exactly why we need direct democracy Having Your Say

Opinion: Irish Water protests show exactly why we need direct democracy

This week the Government will respond to a recommendation to hold a referendum about placing a citizens’ initiative provision in the Constitution.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This trailer for The Guarantee will fill you with righteous anger Bank Guarantee

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics Back From The Ussr

He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate Lending A Hand

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate

The Oireachtas Committee met for the third time in private session this morning.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Good cop/bad cop’ claims lead to call for banking inquiry to ‘remove cloak of secrecy’ Internal Strife

‘Good cop/bad cop’ claims lead to call for banking inquiry to ‘remove cloak of secrecy’

Claims and counter-claims have led to a split among members of the inquiry and a call for the investigation into the banking collapse to move into public session.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ridiculous’: The banking inquiry won’t be able to discuss 30 minutes of a crucial Cabinet meeting Cabinet Confidentiality

‘Ridiculous’: The banking inquiry won’t be able to discuss 30 minutes of a crucial Cabinet meeting

TDs and Senators will have access to Cabinet documents but not be allowed to talk about what ministers discussed.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a ‘partisan slur’, Taoiseach declines Missing Documents Claim

Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a ‘partisan slur’, Taoiseach declines

A long-running row over whether documents about the bank guarantee went missing in the Department of the Taoiseach continued today.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry Bank Guarantee

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pearse Doherty: Missing bank guarantee letters may be grounds for conspiracy theory Still Missing

Pearse Doherty: Missing bank guarantee letters may be grounds for conspiracy theory

Letters have gone missing from the Department of Finance and – it was revealed this week – Bank of Ireland in a development described as “highly suspicious” by the Sinn Féin deputy Pearse Doherty.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Finance Dept: We haven’t found those missing documents. BOI: We can’t find them either Still Missing

Finance Dept: We haven’t found those missing documents. BOI: We can’t find them either

Officials have been unable to locate missing two letters from the period after the bank guarantee despite “an extensive search” while Bank of Ireland has admitted: “We cannot find a copy of our own records.”

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC 2008 Merrill Lynch report drastically undershot costs of bank rescue by €47bn Banking Rescue

2008 Merrill Lynch report drastically undershot costs of bank rescue by €47bn

International expert firm was paid €7.3m for advice by Fianna Fail/Green government

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in? Facing The Music

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

# bank-guarantee - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a tragic death in Ennis, bank guarantee documents, and the Olympic games.

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