Banks Bailout – Anglo Irish Banks

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The story starts at the end of the page and all articles are then in date order up to the latest.

Who suffered? Who gained? Who paid the price?  Whose lives were unaffected?  And now, are gvt going to do it all over again?  AND who remains in power since the gvt who oversaw all this?

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Covid lockdown could lead to new bank bailout – 17 May 2020

A €210,000,000,000 Debt Bomb – The True Cost Of Gombeen Capitalism – 4 Oct 2019

24 hours that shook the nation: The story of the €400 billion bank guarantee that led to a lost decade – 30 Sept 2018

Ireland: From Tiger to Phoenix – according to IMF – Aug 2018

David Drumm due in court for sentencing over role in “Maple 10” share purchase – 9 July 2018

Ex-Anglo Irish Bank chief David Drumm admits to unlawful loans – 29 June 2018

Ex-Anglo Irish Bank chief David Drumm sentenced to six years in jail – 20 June 2018

David Drumm: Timeline of demise of Anglo Irish Bank – 6 June 2018

Brian Cowen became a member of the board of the Ireland China Institute in early May, 2018.

Former Anglo Irish chair Seán Fitzpatrick walks free as trial collapses – 25 May 2017

Brian Cowen has joined the board of a European think tank funded by big business – 27 Feb 2017

Canadian Firm paid €258m in cash for Denis O’Brien’s Topaz –– 1 April 2016

O’Brien Flips Topaz To Canadians – 2 Dec 2015

The former minister who set up Irish Water has declared that the company overseeing water charges is not a mess and he only did what was required during the bailout. – 25 Sept 2015

Why would Denis O’Brien want Brian Cowen? – 6 Aug 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was “very cross” before I made THAT phone call – 25 June 2015

‘It’s unfair to blame Brian, he’s not here to defend himself’ – Mary O’Rourke – 19 June 2015

Irish banking crisis inquiry: Ireland was ‘pushed’ into bailout – Kevin Cardiff –  18 June 2015

‘People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it’s not that simple’ – 18 June 2015

Report of the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis – Kevin Cardiff – 18 June 2015

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said ‘Come on, let’s have a chat’ – 17 June 2015

‘A very serious matter’: Who leaked this man’s 380-page statement? – 15 June 2015

Why it’s pretty unlikely Denis O’Brien will face the banking inquiry – 12 June 2015

Watch Enda Kenny being asked if Fine Gael is too close to Denis O’Brien – 10 June 2015

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee? – 9 June 2015

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee – 17 Dec 2014

The Fall of Anglo Irish Bank – 11 Dec 2014

‘These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was’ – 7 Nov 2014

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout – 6 Nov 2014

‘Take a bailout or we’ll cut emergency funding’ – ECB to Ireland in 2010 – 6 Nov 2014

Here’s when we’ll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released – 28 Oct 2014

This MEP reckons he’s about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter – 27 Oct 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector? – 2 Aug 2014

Denis O’Brien owned Topaz appoints Brian Cowen as director – 2 May 2014

Ahern and Cowen won’t be reluctant to appear before banking inquiry – 30 Dec 2013

Anglo Irish Bank’s former senior bosses to escape further scrutiny as Central Bank shelves investigation

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud – 18 Dec 2013

Quinn family ‘has 5% of Anglo Tapes, but didn’t leak them’ – 5 Dec 2013

Fianna Fáil says timing of Sinn Féin’s Anglo Tapes is ‘curious to say the least’ – 6 Nov 2013

‘New’ hour-long Anglo Tapes were delivered on a memory stick to SF HQ – 6 Nov 2013

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent “around in a circle” – 29 Sept 2013

Everything you need to know about the bank guarantee, but were afraid to ask – 28 Sept 2013

Oireachtas committees fight for right to hold banking inquiry – 26 Sept 2013

Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí – 26 Sept 2013

‘Don’t be such an idiot’: Heated exchanges over Central Bank response to Anglo Tapes – 26 Sept 2013

‘Phoney concepts’ and ‘haystacks’ – 3 clips from today’s finance committee – 25 Sept 2013

Honohan: Banks threatened repossession in 62 per cent of ‘sustainable solutions’ – 25 Sept 2013

Central Bank Governor faces questions over banks’ legal letters and Anglo Tapes – 25 Sept 2013

No further action from Central Bank over Anglo following tapes controversy – 24 Sept 2013

10 ways the bank guarantee changed our lives – 22 Sept 2013

‘Too early’ to rule Anglo out of banking inquiry says committee chair -19 Sept 2013

‘You were in bed with the banks!’: The Dáil has had its first row of the new term – 19 Sept 2013

Taoiseach Enda Kenny reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry – 18 Sept 2013

Here are the sign-in books for the Finance and Taoiseach departments from September 2008 – 14 Sept 2013

Watch: “It’s all gone mad” – 8 moments from this week’s ‘grilling’ of the bankers – 8 Sept 2013

Anglo Tapes: “No smoking gun” says Central Bank boss – 15 Sept 2013

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages – 4 Sept 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’… – 4 Sept 2013

‘It’s like being in a maze’: FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee – 4 Sept 2013

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June – 4 Sept 2013

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives – 4 Sept 2013

‘My contract has been accepted by government’: Richie Boucher on his €843k salary – 4 Sept 2013

AIB chief is ‘not aware of’ any internal investigations into former directors – 3 Sept 2013

AIB says 4% of its total mortgage holders are in ‘strategic default’ – 3 Sept 2013

“There is no one more sorry than I” – Brian Cowen – 30 Aug 2013

Taoiseach Enda Kenny won’t say if record-keeping methods have changed in his department – 10 Aug 2013

Over €5 million spent on bank guarantee legal advice since 2011 – 5 Aug 2013

AIB is increasing its bank charges from the end of August – 24 July 2013

Calls for Enda Kenny to clarify Anglo contact – 21 July 2013

21 bankers in Ireland earned more than €1 million in 2011 – 16 July 2013

No full record of who visited Taoiseach’s department on bank guarantee night – 15 July 2013

Bank of Ireland is changing its fees for current accounts – 14 July 2013

Banking has a cost – but the price is too high – 11 July 2013

Did the Taoiseach Enda Kenny talk to staff in his department about the bank guarantee? – 10 July 2013

Taoiseach Enda Kenny denies putting homes at risk of being repossessed – 9 July 2013

Anglo tapes: Central Bank ‘were effectively egging us on’ – 8 July 2013

FF: Claims of no bank guarantee documents are ‘a lie’, and this FOI proves it – 8 July 2013

B*ll*xology and f**cking clowns: Drumm’s latest outbursts caught on tape – 7 July 2013

Anglo Tapes: ‘If Central Bank did have access to contents, what the hell was it doing?’ – McDonald – 7 July 2013

‘The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can’t say I’m surprised’ – 7 July 2013

Arrival of Anglo Tapes ‘irritating’ for Kenny, says The Economist – 5 July 2013

New law removes legal gap preventing house repossessions – 4 July 2013

The 8 men Drumm thinks should be involved in a banking inquiry – Patrick Neary, the Financial Regulator, John Hurley, the Central Bank Governor, and Kevin Cardiff, the Secretary General in the Department of Finance, former Taoiseach Brian Cowen TD, former AIB Chief Executive, Eugene Sheehy and AIB Chairman Dermot Gleeson, former Bank of Ireland Chief Executive Brian Goggins and Chairman Richard Burrows, and the representatives from Merrill Lynch who advised the Government and who are in a unique position to shed light on what exactly that advice was… – 4 July 2013

Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business – 4 July 2013

Patrick Honohan gives unexpectedly frank answers about bank crisis… – to a German newspaper.  – 2 July 2013

Were AIB ‘lending money to every cowboy in town’? – 1 July 2013

Micheál Martin: ‘There is no mystery about what happened on the night of the bank guarantee’ – 1 July 2013

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes – 27 June 2013

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes – 27 June 2013

Where are the tapes from the other bailed-out banks? Kenny: ‘I dunno’ – 26 June 2013

Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: ‘We could have done without them’ – 26 June 2013

Ex-Anglo exec denies that he tried to mislead the Central Bank – 25 June 2013

The men behind the Anglo Irish scandal – 25 June 2013

This was the hold music at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008 – 25 June 2013

The Anglo Tapes: 9 jaw-dropping quotes from before the bailout – 24 June 2013

‘Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry’ – man who wants to run inquiry, Ciaran Lynch TD– 24 June 2013

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can’t recover bank costs – 20 June 2013

Why Seán FitzPatrick won’t appear before the Public Accounts Committee – 20 June 2013

‘A farce’: TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness – 13 June 2013

McGuinness: ‘What was accepted back then is not acceptable now… I accept that’ – 13 June 2013

Fitzpatrick called to be questioned on Dublin docklands development – 2 May 2013

Noonan describes AIB €3bn disposal of Polish unit as “unfortunate” – 23 April 2013

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts – 22 April 2013

The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access – 19 April 2013

How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules – 18 April 2013

Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process – 18 April 2013

Bankers bonuses set to be capped after European approval for limits – 16 April 2013

McKillen puts pressure on Department of Finance as he attempts to refinance IBRC loans – 7 April 2013

Shatter publishes bill with safeguards for repossessions – 28 March 2013

FF publishes bill to remove bank veto from insolvency regime – 25 March 2013

Mortgage write-offs ‘could be subject to 33pc tax’ – 25 March 2013

Bruton: No ‘global strategy’ for telling homes how to make deals with banks – 24 March 2013

Nearly twice as many Irish travelled to UK for bankruptcy proceedings in 2012 – 19 March 2013

Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court – 6 March 2013

Bankers to see their bonuses capped – 28 Feb 2013

Why the Irish Bank Deal Matters—Especially for Cyprus – 12 Feb 2013

Former Anglo Irish to be liquidated – 3 Feb 2013

Troika wants less pay, more hours for public sector workers – 11 Jan 2013

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders – Troika – 11 Jan 2013

Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed – 11 Jan 2013

Troika recommends cuts to specialist doctors’ salaries – 11 Jan 2013

The 12 charges against Seán FitzPatrick – 21 Dec 2012

AIB chief executive asks senior executives to give up pensions – 6 Nov 2012

We asked for copies of the ECB’s letters to Brian Lenihan. Here’s what happened – 26 Oct 2012

Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t – 24 Oct 2012

In full: Brian Lenihan tells the ECB why Ireland needs a bailout – 24 Oct 2012

Released: Brian Lenihan’s letter where Ireland asks for a bailout – 24 Oct 2012

Seánie, Willie and Pat: Morning in the dock for three wise men of Anglo – 9 Oct 2012

FitzPatrick and two other former Anglo execs sent forward for trial – 8 Oct 2012

A nice tan but no cheeky grin from Seánie on his day in court – 25 July 2012

FF tables new laws to defer bankers’ bonuses for five years – 25 July 2012

Introducing Anglo’s Golden Circle and the Maple 10 – 24 July 2012

Anglo executives arrested and charged – 24 July 2012

The investigation of Seán FitzPatrick: a timeline of the story so far – 24 July 2012

High Court to hear update on Anglo collapse investigation – 24 July 2012

Former Anglo executives charged over alleged financial irregularities -23 July 2012

DDDA fiasco shows ‘murky relationship between FF, developers and Anglo’ – TD – 4 June 2012

Why you should take anything that comes out of Ireland’s Department of Finance with a pinch of salt. – 1 March 2012

Former Anglo chief Seán FitzPatrick arrested in Garda banking probe – 9 Dec 2011

Conspiracy? Probably not. – 30 Nov 2011

David Drumm finally breaks his silence on Anglo, NAMA and the Irish financial crisis – “if my case is indicative of how they are being measured, taxpayers’ money is being absolutely destroyed there, day by day by day” – 27 Nov 2011

Maple 10, the Anglo Golden Circle – 16 Nov 2011

IMF invited us to course on ‘identifying systemic risk’ – three days after it started talking about a bailout – 10 June 2011

Governor of Central Bank of Ireland claims Lenihan was “crestfallen” by EU stance on bondholders – 12 June 2011

Irish banking collapse caused by greed and complicit public – report – 19 April 2011

Cabinet got no say on guarantee: Willie O’Dea – 3 April 2011

Sean FitzPatrick disciplinary tribunal delayed – 22 March 2011

Bank of Ireland paid staff €66m in bonuses since bank guarantee: Report – 4 March 2011

McKillen wins Supreme Court appeal over NAMA transfers – 3 Feb 2011

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach – 22 Jan 2011

Timeline: The Fianna Fáil heave – how it unfolded – 19 Jan 2011

Taoiseach must come clean on all dealings with FitzPatrick: Burton – 9 Jan 2011

Cowen insists €85bn bailout agreement is “best possible deal” – 29 Nov 2010

Four year plan includes tax hikes, VAT increase and huge spending cuts – 24 Nov 2010

Will Ireland be better off after the Four Year Plan? – 24 Nov 2010

Lenihan confirms Ireland will apply for bailout – 21 Nov 2010

Ireland’s bailout tab for ailing banks rises – 1 Oct 2010

Ireland to pump $16b more into banks – 1 Oct 2010

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