Healy O'Connor

Debt Recovery

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has said that the European Central Bank (ECB) needs to change the way it approaches the recovery of debt. Minister Burton today said the current structure is ‘fairly inflexible’, designed largely for the German economy, and has to evolve. Her comments come amid continuing controversy over comments by Transport Minister […]

Debt to be ‘Priority’ for Noonan

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the Government intends to make the problem of mortgage debts “a priority”. A report by a group of civil servants and bank representatives on the issue is to be published at the end of next month. The group, which includes officials from the Departments of Finance, Social Protection […]