# bank-guarantee - Today’s News
The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.
# bank-guarantee - Thursday 26 February, 2015
David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.
# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Former IMF and Irish financial official Dónal Donovan gives his 2c at the banking inquiry.
# bank-guarantee - Thursday 5 February, 2015
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
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
Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.
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
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
Nice timing, folks.
# bank-guarantee - Saturday 9 August, 2014
He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.
# bank-guarantee - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
The Oireachtas Committee met for the third time in private session this morning.
# bank-guarantee - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
International expert firm was paid €7.3m for advice by Fianna Fail/Green government
# bank-guarantee - Saturday 8 March, 2014
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
Everyone’s talking about a tragic death in Ennis, bank guarantee documents, and the Olympic games.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
Take yourself back five years.
# bank-guarantee - Monday 30 September, 2013
On the anniversary of the bank guarantee, the leaders of four Irish organisations reflect on the 2008 decision – and the subsequent changes they have observed in their sectors over the past five years.
This day five years ago, the government made a decision to issue a €440 billion guarantee on all liabilities in the Irish banking system.
# bank-guarantee - Sunday 29 September, 2013
In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.
# bank-guarantee - Saturday 28 September, 2013
It’s been five years…here’s a recap of what went down on 30 September 2008.