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Ireland Debt Crisis

The Celtic Tiger Is Dead. Long Live The Celtic Tiger.

Ranjit Dighe | Posted 08.20.2013 | College
Ranjit Dighe

Northern Ireland was the perfect place for this week's G8 summit. These meetings are supposed to promote peace and prosperity, and Northern Ireland, s...

Ireland Is Not Greece and Greece Is Not Ireland as European Crisis Rumbles On

Emmet Oliver | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business
Emmet Oliver

Americans must wonder how a faltering economy in Greece (population: approximately 11 million) can cause a rupture in the entire economic foundation of the eurozone, which is supported by a population of 332 million. Don't worry, we all ask ourselves this question from time to time.

On St. Patrick's Day, Protect The Irish

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

The Irish people are being forced to pay off loans incurred by Anglo-Irish Bank's reckless lending and the government's promissory note. We urge the Irish government to immediately stop payments.

Eurozone Woes - Is The Union Falling Apart?

Seth Engel | Posted 02.14.2012 | World
Seth Engel

The original goals of the European Union of were peace, stability, security, economic solidarity and the promotion of humanitarian values. In the all-out effort to retain Moody's AAA status, it is integral to keep those goals ahead of us, not in the rearview mirror.

How Ireland Can Lead the Way for the Global Economy

Sean Kay | Posted 09.26.2011 | World
Sean Kay

As the rest of the world looks with shock at what went wrong in Ireland and as Irish anger grows, it is time to refocus discussion on what Ireland can do for itself.

Ireland's Credit Rating Downgraded To Junk By Moody's

Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Walter Brandimarte and Daniel Bases) - Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday cut Ireland's credit rating to junk status, saying the country w...

The Consequences of the Slow-Moving European Debt Crisis

Robert Zevin | Posted 08.02.2011 | World
Robert Zevin

Some aspects of a unified Europe will survive, but the curtain will have fallen on the world's longest-running and most inspiring vision of a world beyond industrial expansion and war.

Greek Bailout Talks Nearing Completion

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

ATHENS (Ingrid Melander and George Georgiopoulos) - Greece should complete talks by the end of the week with inspectors from the EU and IMF on a mediu...

Wall Street's Advice to the IMF: Control Your Alleged Rapists!

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.22.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

We are outraged by your lack of empathy for your victims! We're not talking about the targets of your sexual advances, of course. We mean us.

St.Patrick's Day Glimmer of Hope for Ireland With Dynamic New Government

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

The two leaders of the new Irish government have landed in America for St.Patrick' Day with a spring in their step and a desire to write a new chapter in the history of Ireland and America.

All Changed Utterly as Ireland's 'Democratic Revolution' Takes Place

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

First in the door was a young man with suitcase in tow heading for the emigrant plane to America, but stopping off first to cast his vote against the Fianna Fail government.

Nouriel Roubini Warns Of A Domino Debt Collapse In Europe

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But the nub of the crisis is this: "We have decided to socialize the private losses of the banking system. Now you have a huge increase in public debt...

The Debt Problems Of The European Periphery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week's renewed anxiety over bond market collapse in Europe's periphery should come as no surprise.  Greece's EU/IMF program heaps more public de...

European Debt Crisis Escalates: Will Spain Be The Next To Fall?

Washington Post | Anthony Faiola | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The debt crisis in Europe escalated sharply Friday as investors dumped Spanish and Portuguese bonds in panicked selling, substantially heightening the...

Ireland Says It Doesn't Need A Bailout, Despite EU Pressure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Aid would be available for Ireland's banking sector or the state itself, a top European policymaker said on Monday after a report suggested Dublin cou...

G20 Skips Toughest Tasks, Offers Little Proof That World Is Safe From Next Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL (By Alex Richardson and David Ljunggren) - G20 leaders closed ranks on Friday and agreed to a watered-down commitment to watch out for dangerous...