# imf - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.
# imf - Monday 19 January, 2015
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”.
We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.
# imf - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.
# imf - Thursday 18 December, 2014
# imf - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
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
Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.
# imf - Saturday 22 November, 2014
Good compromises exist when neither side gets all that they wanted, but something of what they needed.
# imf - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.
# imf - Friday 14 November, 2014
Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.
# imf - Thursday 13 November, 2014
The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.
# imf - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.
There was over €8bn in bids, but how much did the Agency get?
# imf - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Figure for early debt repayment was €1.5b last week, but what’s €600m between friends?
# imf - Saturday 13 September, 2014
The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.
# imf - Friday 12 September, 2014
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
The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.
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
Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.
# imf - Friday 15 August, 2014
This was the week in business
# imf - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Early repayment could save hundreds of millions every year – but could also be a political minefield.
# imf - Friday 25 July, 2014
Russia was likely to see its economy brought to the brink of recession but the IMF has now slashed the country’s growth forecast.
# imf - Monday 7 July, 2014
The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.
# imf - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.
# imf - Saturday 21 June, 2014
White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.
# imf - Friday 20 June, 2014
Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…
# imf - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015
The IMF describes Joan Burton as the leading candidate for the Labour leadership. No mention of Alex White, though.
# imf - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The first bailout review has urged caution on the strategy, which was announced in the run-in to elections last month.
“I met him to say goodbye to him, he’s leaving next week,” Brendan Howlin said today.
# imf - Monday 5 May, 2014
As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.
# imf - Thursday 27 March, 2014
The fund of up to €13 billion will avert bankruptcy amid Ukraine’s escalating standoff with Russia.
# imf - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.
# imf - 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”.
# imf - Monday 3 March, 2014
Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.
# imf - Sunday 23 February, 2014
The U.S., Europe and the U.K. said they would help with financial aid when a new cabinet is formed.
# imf - Monday 27 January, 2014
# imf - Thursday 23 January, 2014
The IMF has warned that the country faces five more years with high unemployment unless it enacts more reforms, including major wage cuts.
# imf - Saturday 18 January, 2014
A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.
# imf - Friday 10 January, 2014
Honohan said, now that we have exited the programme, “the rest is up to us”.