Friday July 24, 2015
Greece has submitted an official request to the International Monetary Fund for a new loan as it seeks a huge third bailout from its creditors, the finance ministry said.
Thursday July 23, 2015
Nurses and midwives working in the UK and further afield will be encouraged to return to work in Ireland as part of a recruitment campaign by the Health Service Executive.
Monday July 20, 2015
Greece repaid the European Central Bank today the bank said, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2bn with one of its top lenders, after receiving temporary funding while it negotiates a bigger bailout deal.
Saturday July 18, 2015
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said his party has not yet considered whether those who have paid water charges should be compensated if the charges are abolished.
Friday July 17, 2015
The Anti-Austerity Alliance has said that, should they be part of the next government, they would compensate households who have already paid their water charges.
Tuesday July 14, 2015
Irish Water has written to the Department of the Environment confirming that it has so far collected 46% of the revenue due from water charges.
Monday July 13, 2015
Greece missed the second debt payment to the International Monetary Fund in two weeks today, despite having reached agreement with official creditors on a new bailout programme earlier in the day.
Wednesday July 08, 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that a detailed plan is being drawn up aimed at resolving the country's debt crisis.
Tuesday July 07, 2015
Oil prices rebounded today on bargain-hunting after prices plunged a day earlier as Greek defiance against austerity measures imposed by its creditors sparked turbulence in global markets.
Sunday July 05, 2015
More than 61% of Greek voters have rejected fresh austerity demands by the country's EU-IMF creditors in a historic referendum, official results from over 95% of polling stations have shown.