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# imf - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Even the IMF thinks that Greek debt is too high Christine Lagarde

Even the IMF thinks that Greek debt is too high

Christine Lagarde has said that the country cannot restore debt sustainability “solely through its own actions”.

# imf - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout Vote Passed

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# imf - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# imf - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# imf - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’ Bad Choices

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# imf - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From Business ETC Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# imf - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn’t believe in … but will implement Bailout

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn’t believe in … but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

# imf - Monday 13 July, 2015

From Business ETC Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout Done Deal

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

# imf - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# imf - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What happens to currencies when they die? Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# imf - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# imf - Monday 6 July, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw Opinion

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# imf - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout? Your Say This post contains a poll

# imf - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# imf - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system? Opinion

What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system?

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

From TheJournal.ie Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015 Debt March

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

And you thought your debts were bad.

# imf - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated Little Help

Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

# imf - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF With A Whimper

It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

From TheJournal.ie The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing Opinion

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

From TheJournal.ie Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night End Of The Line

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

# imf - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60 Greece Frightening

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# imf - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe” TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe”

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was “very cross” before I made THAT phonecall Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was “very cross” before I made THAT phonecall

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

From TheJournal.ie Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye? State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

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

# imf - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece doesn’t want a piece of the troika’s latest offer Thanks But No Thanks

Greece doesn’t want a piece of the troika’s latest offer

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

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.

# imf - Monday 22 June, 2015

From Business ETC ‘Unexpected developments’ in Greece are the biggest risk to Ireland’s recovery Careful Now

‘Unexpected developments’ in Greece are the biggest risk to Ireland’s recovery

The warnings come as a Greek debt deadline looms ever closer.

# imf - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone Plan B

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# imf - 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.

# imf - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The End (of the Euro) is Nigh Opinion

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# imf - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Official: This man is not a pimp Can't Pimp Your Ride

Official: This man is not a pimp

Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the IMF, was acquitted of pimping charges this morning.

# imf - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece’ Bailout Talks

‘The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece’

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# imf - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece will miss an IMF repayment (but promises to pay before July) Roll Over

Greece will miss an IMF repayment (but promises to pay before July)

Its other repayments will be combined into one.

# imf - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month Payback

Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month

There has been “serious progress” in talks.

# imf - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF Greece Frightening

Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF

Because it hasn’t got any money.

# imf - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health The Price Of Power

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health

The figures have been labelled as “shocking”.

# imf - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From Business ETC Greece just slid back into recession STORM BREWING

Greece just slid back into recession

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

# imf - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has found enough cash for the IMF – by not paying its people Greek Tragedy

Greece has found enough cash for the IMF – by not paying its people

Workers and government suppliers have reported major delays in getting their money.

# 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.

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