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EU Commission accepts difference between good debt and bad debt

Date: January 14, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

“This afternoon the EU Commission explicitly differentiated between good and bad debt when they illustrated the flexibility that is contained within EU economic governance”. [more]

Marian co-ordinates MEPs Urging Draghi to Appear at Oireachtas Enquiry

Date: December 17, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

All of Ireland's MEPs have, in a joint letter, requested Mario DRAGHI, President of the European Central Bank to agree to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Enquiry.[more]

MEP Deplores Destruction of €500m of Citizens Money

Date: December 16, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Ireland’s illegal and odious €80 billion bank debt arising from the Anglo Irish Bank debacle had to be dealt with by lifting it from the shoulders of Ireland’s citizens. [more]

MEP Welcomes Credit Union Progress

Date: September 30, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Calls for better Central Bank Approach[more]

Failure to use ESM for Irish Banks a Betrayal

Date: September 17, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Despite Ireland, with less than 1% of the EU population, having carried 43% of the cost of the banking crisis there has been no progress on the commitment to retrospectively recapitalise the Irish banks.[more]

Credit Unions Forced to Loan to Banks at Less than 1%

Date: September 16, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Moneylenders Loan to Public at up to 180%[more]

EU Must Allow Ireland Access to Cheaper Credit

Date: July 29, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

The European Union owes Ireland the right of access to the cheaper credit available from the market and must move at its next EU Council meeting to make sure that this can happen. This is a minimum first step that is needed to...[more]

Noonan Praised on Financial Transactions Tax

Date: May 6, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has been praised for his decision not to back Britain in opposing the proposed EU Financial Transactions Tax (FTT).[more]

Harkin calls for Compensation for Setanta Insured

Date: May 2, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan should not hold back in his representations to the government of Malta to meet[more]

EU Needs new Approach to Tackle unacceptable Austerity Policy

Date: February 25, 2014

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

It is not good enough for the EU to just have an economic index to indicate the state of the 28 nation body, there is an equal need for a social index which would, in a meaningful way, track the condition of all citizens.[more]

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