Greece has demanded an explanation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after an apparently leaked transcript suggested the IMF may threaten to pull out of the country’s bailout as a tactic to force European lenders to offer more debt relief.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
In the recent press briefing for the National Treasury Management Agency’s (NTMA) 2014 Annual Report, its chief executive Conor O’Kelly highlighted the difficult task facing Ireland in the next few years as a significant level of debt needs to be re-financed.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Mick Wallace to co-operate with Gardaí, but refusing PAC invite; Joan Burton brands Social Democrats ‘the New Troika in Town’; Irish amateur Paul Dunne 'pretty pleased' with dream Open start Greece seeks immediate bailout relief after voting through austerity package
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
The Greek deal set off a bitter war of words in Irish politics with the Coalition using it to brand Sinn Féin as economically “stupid”, while Gerry Adams hit back describing the Government’s attitude towards Athens as “obscene”.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
A search operation has resumed in West Cork for a man missing since a freak accident killed his father and girlfriend; Irish tourists in Tunisia have pleaded with the Government to get them home; People who refuse to pay their Irish Water bills will not be brought to court until their debt reaches at least €500.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015