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#Bank Guarantee

# 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.

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# 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.

From TheJournal.ie No written record of Taoiseach asking for bank guarantee documents Verbal Request

No written record of Taoiseach asking for bank guarantee documents

Enda Kenny made a ‘verbal’ request to his department’s Secretary General for records related to the decision to issue a blanket guarantee of the Irish banking system.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government ‘knew bank levy could be passed onto consumers’ New Info

Government ‘knew bank levy could be passed onto consumers’

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says that new figures from the Minister of Finance showed that the Central Bank has approved seven full applications for hikes in charges.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan doesn’t know how many people had access to missing bank guarantee letters Missing Letters

Noonan doesn’t know how many people had access to missing bank guarantee letters

The Finance Minister has said the search is continuing for two letters that have gone missing from the Department of Finance.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Banking inquiry will have powers to compel – but no witnesses until after May elections Banking Inquiry

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel – but no witnesses until after May elections

Who chairs it and who sits on it have still to be worked out, but the banking inquiry committee is unlikely to hear evidence publicly until after the local and European elections, TheJournal.ie has learned.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan may ask Bank of Ireland for missing bank guarantee documents Bank Guarantee

Noonan may ask Bank of Ireland for missing bank guarantee documents

The Department of Finance is now making efforts to locate two letters related to the bank guarantee which have gone missing, according to Minister Michael Noonan.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We need to get to the bottom of this’: More details sought on missing bank guarantee letters Bank Guarantee

‘We need to get to the bottom of this’: More details sought on missing bank guarantee letters

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach expressed concern over the loss of documents related to the bank guarantee in the Department of Finance.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Howlin says officials looking for lost documents – but Department won’t say if they are Bank Guarantee

Howlin says officials looking for lost documents – but Department won’t say if they are

The Minister was responding to revelations that two documents related to the bank guarantee have gone missing from the Department of Finance, but it’s not clear if officials are trying to find them.

# bank-guarantee - Monday 13 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found Bank Guarantee

John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee said he is “appalled” by the news that documents related to the bank guarantee have gone missing in the Department of Finance.

# bank-guarantee - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed Bank Guarantee

Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed

A letter from David Drumm to Brian Lenihan in October 2008 has been released in full to the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty and is revealed in full for the first time.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee Bank Guarantee

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

# bank-guarantee - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Paying unguaranteed bondholders was unfair, admits former IMF chief Burning Bondholders

Paying unguaranteed bondholders was unfair, admits former IMF chief

Speaking to the IMF, Ajai Chopra went on to say that eurozone partners had stopped Ireland from imposing haircuts on senior creditors.

# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud Courts This post contains images

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud

They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.

# bank-guarantee - Friday 13 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn Bailout Exit

The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn

The European Commission vice-president spoke last night about his initial shock at the scale of Ireland’s bank debt.

# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

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