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Ireland will exit the EU Bailout in December, the first EU country to do so. The Taoiseach said it signals an end to our economic emergency but does it mean we have turned a corner. We’ve got property tax bills landing in the letterbox, the universal social charge, water charges coming down the tracks and from January PRSI on un-earned income. Julien Mercille has been looking into the bailout and what factors have been involved in it, not least the role of the media. He argues that, as he says himself, “the mainstream media share the views and interests of ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1104/484489-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-4-november-2013/?clipid=1347486
This week it emerged that thousands of home owners were strategically defaulting. Its estimated that for the first quarter of this year up to 50% of those in arrears were choosing not to pay their mortgages. This morning AIB has said the level of strategic defaulting at the bank could be in excess of 20% of those in arrears. The Bank said those mortgage holders were choosing to pay other debt and some were expectant of some kind of deal coming down the tracks. The morning the Magill Summer School in Donegal ( where politicians , economists and others have ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2013/0801/465848-today-with-myles-dungan-thursday-1-august-2013/?clipid=1280404
In 2010, Irish Nationwide Building Society required a €5.4 billion state bailout and recently was liquidated as part of IBRC but every cent of that money must still be repaid. Michael Fingleton or ‘Fingers’, as he was widely known, survived for decades as a rogue banker in charge of the toxic building society which went to the heart of the Celtic Tiger. The implosion of Irish Nationwide was not an isolated incident but Irish Nationwide was unique. This was a building society dominated by one man for more than 37 years. Its mistakes were his mistakes and its failings, his ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2013/0228/370013-today-with-pat-kenny-thursday-28th-february-2013/?clipid=1009690
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