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# imf - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe Rodrigo Rato

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe

Rodrigo Rato has already been charged in two graft cases.

# imf - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece. Still Winning

Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece.

That’s according to the latest predictions from the IMF.

# imf - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From Business ETC Greece is gearing up to default on its debts Crumbling

Greece is gearing up to default on its debts

According to the Financial Times, that is.

# imf - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece says its debt crisis is a ‘common European problem’ All Together Now

Greece says its debt crisis is a ‘common European problem’

The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.

# imf - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# imf - Monday 6 April, 2015

From Business ETC ‘We will pay’: Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment Deal Done

‘We will pay’: Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# imf - Friday 3 April, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma Old Money

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

# imf - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From Business ETC The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down Take A Cold Shower

The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

# imf - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Germany and Greece have settled their bailout differences (for now) Greek Unorthodox

Germany and Greece have settled their bailout differences (for now)

German politicians have just approved the troubled country’s four-month extension.

# imf - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all Greece Lightnin'

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all

Syriza’s aggressive stance continues to soften in the wake of its loans being extended by the ECB

# imf - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye? State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

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

# imf - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Orgies

Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

They had delivered dramatic testimony during the pimping trial of the former IMF boss.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Greece has a major humanitarian crisis…. Ireland is in a very different situation’ Just Not The Same

‘Greece has a major humanitarian crisis…. Ireland is in a very different situation’

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

# imf - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’ New Deal

‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

# imf - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former IMF chief’s pimping trial hears of ‘lunchtime sex parties’ Strauss-Kahn

Former IMF chief’s pimping trial hears of ‘lunchtime sex parties’

Strauss-Kahn will not appear in the court in the northern city of Lille until he testifies next week.

# imf - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This former head of the IMF is on trial for ‘aggravated pimping’ Strauss-Kahn

This former head of the IMF is on trial for ‘aggravated pimping’

The case is expected to feature lurid details of group sex and high-end prostitution.

# imf - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit is ‘staying as it is’, regardless of what the IMF says Imf Warning

Child benefit is ‘staying as it is’, regardless of what the IMF says

The Coalition is standing its ground.

# imf - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

From Business ETC IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece Let's Talk

IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

# imf - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok) Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# imf - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland is the IMF’s star pupil. But that doesn’t mean you’re getting any debt relief The Good Boy

Ireland is the IMF’s star pupil. But that doesn’t mean you’re getting any debt relief

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”.

From Business ETC Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss Hindsight

Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# imf - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules Housing

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.

# imf - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s €150 million that we WON’T be paying out next year Cash Money Prizes

Here’s €150 million that we WON’T be paying out next year

Take that… IMF interest payments.

# imf - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together Austerity

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

# imf - Friday 28 November, 2014

From Business ETC The Universal Social Charge isn’t going anywhere – Noonan Debt And Taxes

The Universal Social Charge isn’t going anywhere – Noonan

Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.

# imf - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now Water Protests

Opinion: Water protestors should claim victory and go home now

Good compromises exist when neither side gets all that they wanted, but something of what they needed.

# imf - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# imf - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who? Help Us Out

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?

Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.

# imf - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word 1916 Rising This post contains videos

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.

# imf - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From Business ETC ‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’ Report Card

‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much the NTMA made from selling a bond today A Good Day's Work

Here’s how much the NTMA made from selling a bond today

There was over €8bn in bids, but how much did the Agency get?

# imf - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €2.1 billion: That’s how much extra the government could have to play with now Money Fight

€2.1 billion: That’s how much extra the government could have to play with now

Figure for early debt repayment was €1.5b last week, but what’s €600m between friends?

# imf - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion The Dealmaker

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

# imf - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion This Charming Man

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.

# imf - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet Budget 2015

Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

From Business ETC Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions This Charming Man

Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions

The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.

# imf - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From Business ETC IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case Investigation

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case

Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.

# imf - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: O’Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners Inbox Me

# imf - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The IMF says we can pay back our loans early – but what does that mean? Debt Burden

The IMF says we can pay back our loans early – but what does that mean?

Early repayment could save hundreds of millions every year – but could also be a political minefield.

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