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Ireland Financial Crisis

The New Baby Boomers

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

* Baby numbers hit 118 year peak during crash * Families growing despite falling incomes * Poor jobs market prompts some...

Jail Could Be Next For Ireland's Ex-Richest Man

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business

* Quinn engaged in complex scheme to put assets out of reach * Quinn's son and nephew also found guilty of contempt * Ju...

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.

Irish 'Bad Bank' Selling Debtor's Art Collection

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

DUBLIN -- Ireland's "bad bank" and Christie's auctioneers say they are selling a bankrupt property baron's art collection, including a work by Andy Wa...

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.

Irish Official: Bailout Deal Coming Sunday

Wall Street Journal | By QUENTIN FOTTRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN--Irish Communications Minister Eamon Ryan said Saturday that talks between the EU and the International Monetary Fund on an €85 billion ($112...

Ireland Unveils Harshest Cuts, Tax Hikes In History

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Ireland unveiled the harshest budget measures in its history Wednesday, a four-year plan to slash deficits by euro15 billion ($20 billi...

Irish Premier Faces Early Election Over EU Bailout

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — The Irish government stood on the brink of collapse Monday, a day after being forced to accept a massive bailout from the European Unio...

Ireland Bailout Probable; Portugal Next In Line?

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Ireland edged toward taking a bailout loan from the European Union to bolster its debt-crippled banks – but the prospect offered ...

FEAR: Ireland's Debt Crisis Could Infect Other Vulnerable Nations

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — An anxiously awaited meeting of European finance ministers ended Tuesday without an agreement to bail out Ireland's debt-stricken gov...

EU Agrees To $89 Billion Bailout For Ireland

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER and SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — European Union nations agreed to give euro67.5 billion ($89.4 billion) in bailout loans to Ireland on Sunday to help it weather the c...

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...

The F Word: Solving the Irish Crisis

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flanders

What can we learn from Ireland? Lower corporate taxes don't lead to jobs and economic health, they lead to dangerous bubble economies that burst at the slightest threat.

Is Ireland on the Brink of Economic Collapse?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

Ireland's sovereign debt crisis is now clearly of catastrophic proportions, and the Irish nation is facing the very real danger of a sustained economic implosion.

Ireland Asks For Bailout From European Union, IMF

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN — Debt-crippled Ireland formally applied Sunday for a massive EU-IMF loan to stem the flight of capital from its banks, joining Greece in...

Third World Europe

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There will be many twists and turns as the Ireland debt crisis unfolds and there's a chance a resolution might just lead to Asia. Here's how I see it...

Simon Johnson Warns Ireland: Seek IMF Bailout Or Risk Bankruptcy

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"For the sake of the Irish people, it's time to go to the IMF. If you go in now and if you go in with your partners, you will get a good deal. You may...

Ireland: Voters Angry As Economic Crisis Worsens

Time | Bryan Coll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The joke told around Ireland's water-coolers and in its office canteens in January went like this: "What's the difference between Iceland and Ireland?...