Archive for the 'Irish Capitalism' Category
Speaking tomorrow in Galway before Donal O’Kelly’s performance of Bat the Father, Rabbit the Son.
The title of the talk is: All the Devils are Here - A Short History of the Irish Entrepreneur.
Slides from presentation given at the summer school.
Who Benefits From Austerity? Mechanics Institute Limerick, May 2013 from conormccabe
Laughed my ass off at this from the EU Commission, signed by Michael Noonan. The issue is NOT tax evasion. The issue is tax avoidance, and Noonan knows that.
The full letter is here.
And this is from the Guardian earlier this month:
…many of such structures were simply legal devices designed to conceal. The real beneficial […]
Ireland is one of the country’s that’s been hardest hit by Europe’s debt crisis.But amid the austerity, billions of dollars are still flowing in and out of the economy.The problem for Ireland is that it is not collecting much of a share of the money.Laurence Lee reports from Dublin.
Includes footage of the Anarchist bookfair walking […]
The Irish State will make REITS legal in Ireland in April this year. And REITS will make it possible, albeit indirectly, to monetize distressed mortgages and repossessed homes.
Patrick Honohan - cuddly aul Honohan - is pushing for repossessions.
REITS are also seen as a way of ‘winding down’ NAMA. The vulture fund group, Blackstone, […]
You know, for a deal that was supposedly forced on us by dose dam Rupeans in de Easy Bee they’re doing a pretty good job of pulling the wool over our eyes and acting as if this was another stoke, another act of self-preservation, pulled by the Irish moneyed classes, same as the bank guarantee […]
Started moving all my files from home to UCD. Today it was the folders with material relating to IFSC, money and finance in Ireland. Just down from the office is a printer that also scans documents so i’m hoping to put up as much as I possibly can of the primary and secondary material that […]
The Irish Times’ headline in the article linked below implies that O’Brien has “six months to pay” back loans owed to Anglo/IBRC. In the article, though, it lays out that the loans, if not repaid, will be transferred to NAMA. O’Brien and Paddy McKillen about to get a bailout.
What the article doesn’t say is […]
Irish Times (sub required).