Ireland deficit

  • 25 Nov 2010

    The euro plunges further as the debt crisis shows signs of spreading to Portugal and Spain, even after Ireland unveiled an austerity plan while negotiations on the country’s bailout continue.

  • 24 Nov 2010

    The Irish government prepares to publish a 15bn euro plan for drastic savings amid financial crisis. Economics Editor Faisal Islam looks at what is at stake for Ireland’s political class.

  • 23 Nov 2010

    Ireland’s premier Brian Cowen rules out rushing through emergency economic measures, as financial experts tell Channel 4 News that the Irish bailout could lead to more splits in the Eurozone.

  • 22 Nov 2010

    Chancellor George Osborne makes a statement to the Commons on the Irish bailout.

  • 22 Nov 2010

    As the details of the EU/IMF deal to rescue Ireland’s economy are finalised, what could be the impact on other countries potentially at risk of financial breakdown?

  • 22 Nov 2010

    Negotiations over a multi-billion euro bailout with the IMF and EU continue, as the Irish Government faces calls for a General Election from a coalition partner. Faisal Islam examines the budget plan.

  • 22 Nov 2010

    As Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs it’s in Britain’s interest to take part in the Irish bailout, the Irish Premier promises an election in the New Year.

  • 22 Nov 2010

    As Ireland negotiates terms of the multi-billion pound bailout, details of the government’s austerity measures emerge with welfare, jobs and minimum wage facing heavy cuts, writes Faisal Islam.

  • 21 Nov 2010

    The hasty confirmation Ireland will, after all the denials, apply for financial aid shows the country is no longer master of its own destiny, writes economic analyst Dr Peter Stafford.

  • 21 Nov 2010

    Ireland finally asks Europe for a financial bailout, after weeks of speculation – but the strings which might be attached to the “momentous” deal are not yet clear, as Faisal Islam explains.

  • 20 Nov 2010

    Ahead of an EU bailout and a government austerity package, Channel 4 News speaks to Irish graduates about whether the country offers them a future.

  • 19 Nov 2010

    As talks continue over a multi-billion euro bailout to save Ireland from financial fallout, Prof Andrew Clare writes that unless debt holders learn hard lessons the economic crisis will persist.

  • 18 Nov 2010

    Ireland moves closer to accepting an EU-backed bailout worth tens of billions of euros to stabilise the economy, though the Irish government says an agreement has not yet been finalised.

  • 18 Nov 2010

    Ireland locks horns with the IMF and EU experts to discuss plans for a possible bailout. Dr Peter Stafford writes for Channel 4 News about the missed Irish warning signs and the man who told them so.

  • 17 Nov 2010

    George Osborne tells Channel 4 News a healthy Irish economy is in “Britain’s national interest”, as he considers all the options to help the country out of its debt crisis, writes Faisal Islam.