Junior Finance Minister Brian Hayes has said there is leeway for the Government in devising next year's Budget.
The Supreme Court has refused to let five TDs join businessman David Hall's appeal, as part of his challenge to the Government's payment of promissory notes.
The Supreme Court is to decide today whether five TDs can join businessman David Hall's challenge to the payment of promissory notes.
The Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said he does not believe there is any dissent or concern in the European Central Bank over the Irish promissory-note deal.
Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin Brendan Howlin has told the Dáil today that there must be a "social dividend" to the liquidation of the IBRC.
A Junior Minister says the government is not over-exaggerating the new deal achieved on the Anglo promissory notes.
Gardaí estimate around 45,000 turned out for today's nationwide protest against Ireland's bank debt burden.
Thousands of trade unionists have taken to the streets to insist that Ireland’s multi-billion debt woes have not been solved by this week’s deal with Europe’s banking chiefs.
Anti-austerity protests will get underway this afternoon in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Sligo.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said today a write-down of the Anglo debt was never an option.
The Minister for Finance says he can't rule out a second bailout for Ireland, but the market reaction to the deal on the Anglo promissory notes yesterday are a good indication that they will lend to us again.
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The Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the deal on promissory notes does not include a write-down on Ireland's bank debt, because the ECB 'doesn't give write-downs' to anyone.
The requirement for spending cuts and tax increases will be €1bn less per year as a result of the bank-debt deal, the Taoiseach has said.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called the deal on Ireland's bank debt, which will save the country €20bn over the next 10 years, "an historic step in our economic recovery".
Enda Kenny has confirmed a long-term bank debt deal has been agreed with the European Central Bank.
Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has confirmed the Government has received no formal notice that the ECB backs the bank-debt deal.
The Government is understood to have reached an agreement with the European Central Bank (ECB) to ease the €28bn debt burden from the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank.
President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi has said that the governing council of the European Central Bank has "taken note" of the Irish Government's proposal on our bank debt.
A deal has been done between the Government and the European Central Bank on the Anglo promissory notes.
The troika of the European Commission, ECB and IMF has said Ireland continued its strong track record of meeting bailout conditions.
The general secretary of the Irish Bank Officials Association (IBOA) has accused the Government of "shafting" the 1,000 staff at IBRC.
Ireland and the ECB have reached a deal on the promissory note, according to reports from the Reuters news agency this afternoon.
Four TDs wish to join businessman David Hall's Supreme Court appeal against the issuing and payment of promissory notes.
The European Central Bank looks unlikely to make an announcement on the restructuring of the Anglo promissory note today, as had been hoped.
The Quinn Manufacturing Group has said the high-drama liquidation of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation last night had "no impact whatsoever" on it.
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said the decision to liquidate IBRC last night has brought an end to the saga of Anglo Irish Bank.
The Central Bank has moved to reassure remaining IBRC deposit-holders they will be paid under the liquidation programme arranged last night and into the early hours of today.
Emergency legislation to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank has been rushed through the Dáil overnight, ahead of an expected announcement on bank debt deal for Ireland today.
The Dáil has passed the final stage of the IBRC Resolution Corporation Bill by a margin of 113 votes to 35.
The Government has confirmed plans to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank in a deal with European chiefs to ease its €28bn toxic bank debt burden.
There were angry scenes in the Dáil tonight as Opposition TDs demanded more time to examine emergency legislation to wind-down IBRC.
The Government said tonight that it is optimistic it will strike a deal with European officials to ease its €28bn bank debt burden.
The former Anglo Irish Bank is to be liquidated tonight as part of a proposed deal on banking debt.
The Dáil will reconvene at 10.30pm to consider the emergency legislation relating to the Anglo Irish Bank Promissory notes, Government Chief Whip Paul Kehoe has confirmed.
Despite earlier indications, it is now thought a deal on the Anglo Irish Bank promissory notes may not be rubberstamped tonight.
Fianna Fail say they will have to see the detail of any proposed deal on the Anglo Irish Bank promissary note before they can decide if they will support it or not.
The Government is awaiting agreement from the European Central Bank to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank as part of a deal on the bank’s promissory notes.
There is increasing speculation this evening that a deal on the Anglo Irish Bank promissory notes is imminent.
The Government will be forced into a Dáil vote tonight on whether to make next month’s repayment of the IBRC promissory notes.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan is being accused of behaving like John Wayne over a proposed deal on the debts of Anglo Irish Bank.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said today that he is happy with the progress being made in trying to secure a deal on the bank debt.
It is hoped Ireland can garner further support for its bid on a deal on the issue of Anglo Irish Bank promissory notes today.
Fianna Fáil is urging the Government to step up their efforts to negotiate a better deal with the ECB on the payment of the promissory note.
Businessman David Hall has been awarded part of his legal costs for his failed challenge to the State's decision to pay promissory notes under which €31bn, to date, has been paid in aid of Irish financial institutions,
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has restated his confidence in striking a deal on Ireland's bad Anglo bank debt.
The High Court has today ruled that businessman David Hall does not have the legal standing to challenge the State's use of promissory notes to bail out Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions.