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#Debt

# debt - Friday 25 December, 2020

'Debt piled up. I was a 50-year-old single parent bringing up a teenage girl'
# Debt
# Debt

'Debt piled up. I was a 50-year-old single parent bringing up a teenage girl'

Dec 25th 2020, 6:00 PM 13,698 Views 2 Comments

Harry Pearson on writing ‘The Farther Corner’.

# debt - Friday 24 July, 2020

Opinion: When it comes to paying for Covid-19, are we still 'in this together'?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: When it comes to paying for Covid-19, are we still 'in this together'?

Jul 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,542 Views 44 Comments

Economist Dr Brian O’Boyle says we need to learn the lessons from the last global recession and make sure the economic burden of Covid-19 is shared equally.

# debt - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Covid-19 poses 'unprecedented' test of Irish economy, warns Central Bank Governor
# Gabriel Makhlouf
From TheJournal.ie
# Gabriel Makhlouf

Covid-19 poses 'unprecedented' test of Irish economy, warns Central Bank Governor

Jun 16th 2020, 2:32 PM 10,816 Views 9 Comments

The Central Bank has warned that the longer the pandemic lasts, the greater the risk to the Irish economy.

# debt - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

IMF cancels debt payments of 25 'vulnerable' countries amid Covid-19 pandemic
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

IMF cancels debt payments of 25 'vulnerable' countries amid Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 14th 2020, 7:25 AM 29,080 Views 25 Comments

The debt payments of the countries, which are primarily in Africa, will be cancelled for at least six months.

# debt - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

High Court approves debt write down of millions of euro for two Tipperary women
# Personal Insolvency
From TheJournal.ie
# Personal Insolvency

High Court approves debt write down of millions of euro for two Tipperary women

Mar 11th 2020, 6:11 PM 48,787 Views 0 Comments

They will continue to make payments on the mortgages on their respective homes and they will each make lump sum payments of €100.

# debt - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation
# Update
# Update

FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation

Dec 10th 2019, 10:47 AM 26,699 Views 58 Comments

The association say they want to prioritise ‘the refinancing package that will guarantee the future of the FAI and safeguard jobs’.

# debt - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
# Sold
From TheJournal.ie
# Sold

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

Oct 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 31,647 Views 50 Comments

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

# debt - Friday 20 September, 2019

High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife
# Insolvency
From TheJournal.ie
# Insolvency

High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 PM 61,429 Views 40 Comments

A lump sum of over €40,000 from family members will go towards the funding of the arrangements.

# debt - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Italy plunged into crisis as Prime Minister resigns after collapse of coalition with far-right
# Roman Ruins
From TheJournal.ie
# Roman Ruins

Italy plunged into crisis as Prime Minister resigns after collapse of coalition with far-right

Updated Aug 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 23,219 Views 76 Comments

Giuseppe Conte’s resignation came under pressure from Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant League party, which has been soaring in opinion polls.

# debt - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA
# Money Money Money
From TheJournal.ie
# Money Money Money

'The chances of a recession in Ireland are 100%', says NTMA

Jul 4th 2019, 12:04 PM 102,096 Views 169 Comments

Ireland has paid €60 billion interest on its national debt over the last 10 years.

# debt - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests
# Dragging Their Heels
From TheJournal.ie
# Dragging Their Heels

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 12,174 Views 33 Comments

People who are working every day with customers in arrears say lenders are still refusing to cooperate in any significant way.

# debt - Friday 11 January, 2019

'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin
# Fair Mortgage Bill
From TheJournal.ie
# Fair Mortgage Bill

'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin

Jan 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 57,133 Views 74 Comments

Edmund Honohan urged the Fianna Fáil leader to support a piece of legislation he wrote that is currently before the Dáil.

# debt - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Government says it's owed €475 million in social welfare overpayments
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Government says it's owed €475 million in social welfare overpayments

Dec 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 26,376 Views 62 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty said a number of measures are taken to try to recover the monies owed.

# debt - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies
# Debt Collectors
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt Collectors

Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies

Dec 20th 2018, 2:40 PM 11,048 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is today publishing advice for patients on how best to deal with the charges.

# debt - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%

Oct 30th 2018, 1:59 PM 11,305 Views 12 Comments

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

# debt - Monday 1 October, 2018

HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills
# Final Notice
From TheJournal.ie
# Final Notice

HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills

Oct 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 15,801 Views 37 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society recently called for the government to abolish inpatient charges for cancer patients in the forthcoming Budget.

# debt - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients
# Bills
From TheJournal.ie
# Bills

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

Sep 1st 2018, 5:30 PM 18,550 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# debt - Monday 20 August, 2018

Examiner appointed to Bradley's Pharmacy Group
# Examiner
From TheJournal.ie
# Examiner

Examiner appointed to Bradley's Pharmacy Group

Aug 20th 2018, 9:25 PM 26,366 Views 0 Comments

The firm is around €24 million in debt.

# debt - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,177 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# debt - Monday 30 July, 2018

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs

Jul 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,127 Views 64 Comments

More than one-third of parents in Ireland say they are debt due to these costs.

# debt - Friday 22 June, 2018

Eight years and three bailouts later, Greece's debt crisis is finally over
# We Made It
From TheJournal.ie
# We Made It

Eight years and three bailouts later, Greece's debt crisis is finally over

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:17 AM 19,082 Views 42 Comments

Greece’s economy has stabilised after being in turmoil for many years.

# debt - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments

Jun 20th 2018, 3:45 PM 15,508 Views 11 Comments

The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days has fallen but these cases still account for 41% of all accounts in arrears.

# debt - Friday 15 June, 2018

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'
# Warning
From TheJournal.ie
# Warning

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

Jun 15th 2018, 12:10 AM 16,843 Views 55 Comments

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# debt - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt
# Lily Allen
From The Daily Edge
# Lily Allen

Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt

Jun 9th 2018, 4:11 PM 14,672 Views 2 Comments

The singer says her perceived wealth is used to delegitimise her anger about Grenfell.

# debt - Friday 23 March, 2018

Police officer who strangled wife texted her to make it look like he didn't know she was dead
# Manchester
From TheJournal.ie
# Manchester

Police officer who strangled wife texted her to make it look like he didn't know she was dead

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:52 PM 28,231 Views 0 Comments

Darren McKie killed his wife after she found out he had applied for loans in her name.

# debt - Monday 15 January, 2018

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse
# Gone Bust
From TheJournal.ie
# Gone Bust

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

Jan 15th 2018, 2:30 PM 45,791 Views 95 Comments

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

# debt - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Ireland gets approval for early repayment of €5.5 billion in bailout loans
# Repayment
From TheJournal.ie
# Repayment

Ireland gets approval for early repayment of €5.5 billion in bailout loans

Nov 28th 2017, 9:48 AM 28,178 Views 131 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has this will save Ireland €150 million over the remaining life of the loans.

# debt - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases?

Nov 26th 2017, 8:15 PM 16,012 Views 73 Comments

Ten percent of home mortgage accounts in this country are in arrears.

# debt - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds

Nov 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,751 Views 28 Comments

There are calls for the Legal Aid Board to relax its merits test so more families in debt can access professional representation.

# debt - Friday 22 September, 2017

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire?

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:32 AM 39,477 Views 118 Comments

A new poll suggests that nearly half of Irish people expect to still be paying off a property loan when they reach retirement age.

# debt - Friday 8 September, 2017

Teens found guilty of stabbing man to death in broad daylight over 'relatively small' debt
# London
From TheJournal.ie
# London

Teens found guilty of stabbing man to death in broad daylight over 'relatively small' debt

Sep 8th 2017, 7:44 PM 15,735 Views 0 Comments

Omar Raza was robbed and stabbed.

# debt - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Ireland to repay €5.5 billion of bailout loans early to IMF, Denmark & Sweden
# There You Go Now
From TheJournal.ie
# There You Go Now

Ireland to repay €5.5 billion of bailout loans early to IMF, Denmark & Sweden

Sep 7th 2017, 1:56 PM 38,060 Views 138 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says IMF chief Christine Lagarde has approved the deal.

# debt - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Jul 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,247 Views 42 Comments

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

# debt - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families
# At Breaking Point
From TheJournal.ie
# At Breaking Point

Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families

Apr 20th 2017, 4:42 PM 23,098 Views 105 Comments

Family members gathered outside barracks all across the country today to highlight pay issues.

# debt - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt? From TheJournal.ie

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

Mar 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 24,463 Views 47 Comments

Iceland forgave a portion of mortgage holders’ debts in 2014.

# debt - Friday 27 January, 2017

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts
# I O U
From TheJournal.ie
# I O U

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts

Jan 27th 2017, 6:07 PM 18,104 Views 55 Comments

51 out of 505 debtors that exited Nama paid 10% or less of their debts.

# debt - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
# Factcheck
From TheJournal.ie
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,386 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# debt - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Boy, 14, jailed after being caught with 22 packets of cocaine and 9 packets of heroin
# Horror
From TheJournal.ie
# Horror

Boy, 14, jailed after being caught with 22 packets of cocaine and 9 packets of heroin

Sep 29th 2016, 1:57 PM 21,631 Views 0 Comments

The judge said during his hearing, “It certainly comes across to me that he is a dealer.”

# debt - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt
# In The Red
From TheJournal.ie
# In The Red

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt

Jul 25th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,257 Views 32 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.

# debt - Friday 13 May, 2016

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership
# Newtownmountkennedy
From TheJournal.ie
# Newtownmountkennedy

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership

May 13th 2016, 8:58 PM 25,518 Views 24 Comments

Druids Glen says despite the court proceedings it will be a case of “business as usual” at the course.

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