Ireland continues to pay the price of a Troika shrouded in secrecy, says Independent MEP Nessa Childers

The workings of the Troika remain shrouded in secrecy and its ad hoc nature continues to cause a host of social problems for Ireland, MEP Nessa Childers warned today as representatives meet in Strasbourg to examine the role of the consortium. ‘The lack of accountability and transparency surrounding the Troika quite rightly continues to sit […]

Red card protest by anti-property tax campaigners is largest against Troika

The ‘red card’ march of thousands yesterday to Dublin Castle was organised by the Campaign Against Home & Water Taxes (CAHWT ) and represents the first major protest against both the property tax and the Troika in Ireland. The CAHWT said that up to 10,000 took part from all corners of the country and is […]

No repossessions Write down mortgages to current value – Collins

Joan Collins TD today slammed the Fine Gael-Labour-Troika plan to give more power to the banks to repossess family homes. Calling for a mortgage write-down, Joan Collins said: “This new threat of repossession will make christmas a miserable time for many families. The Troika have been pushing the banks to get heavy with people who […]

Public Happy to blame Troika for Analogue TV Black Out !

A new survey by on attitudes to the  imminent Analogue TV switch off have found that over 40% of Consumers indicated they would  blame the Troika if they are left with blank TV screens on October 24th . The online survey found that blaming ‘the Troika’ was the second most popular option among the […]

Troika call for ‘fairer’ austerity won’t work

Responding to the Troika’s call for fairer austerity, following the opposition to the household charge, Cllr Ruth Coppinger of the CAHWT, said:”The Troika comments about the ‘difficulties experienced in the implementation of the new household charge’ confirm the huge impact this campaign is having. The mass boycott of the household charge is proving a major […]