Category Archives: Promissory Notes

No: the EU/ECB/IMF/Troika did NOT “bail out Irish banks” nor “rescue” Ireland

… We rescued them. Just to clarify and back up my mention of this on Alan Corcoran’s show on South East Radio last week: Ireland has paid 42% of the total cost of the European banking crisis, at a cost … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin in World News

Wall Street Journal – Sinn Fein Gains Clout, Irish Polls Show: Sinn Fein’s campaign to reject the European Union’s new fiscal treaty seems set to fail, but it has succeeded in boosting support for a party that has become the … Continue reading

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“A Federation for the Eurozone and a Confederation for the rest of the EU”

(Note: The following replaces & corrects earlier version of 7/May) TWO TREATIES FOR THE EUROZONE AND AN AMENDMENT TO  ONE OF THE EU TREATIES  – ALL RELATED TO EACH  OTHER! Reply to Dr Gavin Barrett, Senior Lecturer in European Law, … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin’s public policy alternatives: the Eurozone Crisis, causes & solutions

We were asked at our second Co. Wexford public meeting (Ballycullane) about what was Sinn Féin’s  public policy alternatives to those of the current government. Here is the link (PDF file) I said I would provide to Sinn Féin’s alternatives. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Citizen’s Campaign South East – Fiscal/Austerity Treaty Referendum, Public Meetings (Counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford)

————————————————– FINAL UPDATE: TUESDAY 29th May           Wexford town Wexford Sinn Féin @St Joseph’s Community Centre, Bishopswater, Wexford Town John Corcoran (Irish Commerical Tenants’ Association) Oisin Ó Conail (Co. Wexford Chairman of Sinn Féin) Cllr Anthony Kelly (Sinn Féin) Our apologies: … Continue reading

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Peter Mathews TD (FG) – It’s now time for the ECB to establish fairness within the eurozone.

The last government agreed that the State should pay €31bn to IBRC (formerly Anglo and Irish Nationwide) over a 13-year schedule ending in 2025. The first payment of €3.1bn was made in March 2011. The next payment is due on … Continue reading

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