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Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate
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Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 8:08 PM 17,817 Views 23 Comments

The Finance Minister told the European Commission it is “not appropriate” at present for Ireland to sign up to the deal.

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
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Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,149 Views 56 Comments

Today the biggest budget in the history of the State will be revealed – here’s what we know.

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
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Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Sep 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 100,076 Views 82 Comments

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital
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Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 35,500 Views 90 Comments

BAM released a statement saying that it was excluded from the government’s Covid-19 ex-gratia payments, which it called “unfair”.

Paschal Donohoe: 'Wage subsidy scheme will not disappear overnight'
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Paschal Donohoe: 'Wage subsidy scheme will not disappear overnight'

Jun 3rd 2020, 5:29 PM 24,421 Views 24 Comments

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment and the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme will be extended beyond the original June end date.

Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic
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Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 30th 2020, 7:56 PM 44,992 Views 120 Comments

The finance minister had previously said he would consider actions taken by other governments in terms of pay cuts for politicians.

Future changes to pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme to be considered, says minister
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Future changes to pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme to be considered, says minister

Apr 21st 2020, 6:50 PM 49,123 Views 67 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says people may have to move to normal social welfare schemes and wages subsidy scheme will have to be tapered.

Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims
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Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims

Mar 24th 2020, 12:05 PM 26,655 Views 55 Comments

Claims are being rejected as Covid-19 is not on the list of infectious diseases on some policies.

Paschal Donohoe accused of 'scaremongering' for saying Sinn Féin policies would 'scorch the economy'
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Paschal Donohoe accused of 'scaremongering' for saying Sinn Féin policies would 'scorch the economy'

Feb 1st 2020, 2:40 PM 19,102 Views 122 Comments

Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin were accused by the Greens of “sprinkling magic” in their manifestos.

Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies
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Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:05 AM 14,435 Views 31 Comments

Business Minister Heather Humphreys said ‘for reputational reasons’ the government should not remove the tax relief scheme.

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement
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Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,022 Views 51 Comments

The Galway West TD singled out Nigeria while raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget
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# Budget 2020

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget

Sep 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,284 Views 37 Comments

A tax-free threshold on transfers between parents and their children currently stands at €320,000.

Will there be a 2020 Christmas bonus? No decision's been made yet
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Will there be a 2020 Christmas bonus? No decision's been made yet

Jul 3rd 2019, 3:10 PM 21,040 Views 85 Comments

Pearse Doherty said Christmas comes every year, yet the bonus hasn’t been factored into spending.

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law
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Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law

Jun 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 11,992 Views 34 Comments

The new laws were drawn up in the wake of the tracker-mortgage scandal.

Labour Court to hold talks this afternoon between unions and government as nurses strike looms
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Labour Court to hold talks this afternoon between unions and government as nurses strike looms

Updated Jan 28th 2019, 3:55 PM 16,392 Views 76 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe issued a warning earlier today over reaching a pay deal with nurses.

Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'
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Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'

Jan 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,746 Views 48 Comments

Due to the rapid increase in house prices, there have been concerns about the massive leap in tax homeowners will have to pay.

Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone
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Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone

May 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 8,554 Views 62 Comments

The new tax kicked in on 1 May.

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured
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Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

Feb 21st 2018, 3:44 PM 23,671 Views 122 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling?
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France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling?

Jan 18th 2018, 11:31 AM 11,069 Views 38 Comments

Historians and political commentators can’t agree on whether this is a gesture of goodwill, or a “wonderful joke”.

Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020
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Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020

Jan 18th 2018, 9:25 AM 13,293 Views 88 Comments

He also spoke about the €13 billion Apple Tax bill and defended Ireland’s 12.5% corporation tax rate in an interview on Morning Ireland.

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down
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# I'm Out

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down

May 18th 2017, 9:45 PM 31,405 Views 214 Comments

The Finance Minister says he will not be seeking re-election to the Dáil.

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault
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Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Dec 1st 2016, 6:26 PM 20,106 Views 52 Comments

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest
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Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest

Dec 28th 2015, 10:40 PM 37,883 Views 165 Comments

The Finance Minister says he is “well on the mend”.

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts
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# Shave And A Haircut

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

Jul 6th 2015, 10:15 PM 99,002 Views 295 Comments

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?
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Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Jun 28th 2015, 9:42 AM 33,455 Views 307 Comments

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike
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Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

Jan 15th 2015, 5:53 PM 16,733 Views 44 Comments

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs
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# Burn The Bondholders

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Dec 4th 2014, 8:10 AM 6,144 Views 66 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan
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The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan

Nov 28th 2014, 10:57 PM 37,058 Views 224 Comments

Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.

UK finance minister George Osborne makes a hames of kid's question: "What's 7 times 8?"
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# Seven Times Eight Is...

UK finance minister George Osborne makes a hames of kid's question: "What's 7 times 8?"

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 2,065 Views 0 Comments

This would never happen to Michael Noonan. Right?

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer
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'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

Jun 4th 2014, 11:39 AM 12,649 Views 35 Comments

The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.

The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare
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# Hair Force One

The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare

May 17th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,326 Views 27 Comments

The most cringe inducing Irish-American moment since Jedward met Barack? Whatever you made of it, here’s what went on in the lead-up to The Donald’s bizarre red carpet welcome…

Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices
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Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices

Apr 9th 2014, 9:23 AM 13,966 Views 83 Comments

The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.

Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee
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Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee

Jan 17th 2014, 10:41 AM 4,441 Views 25 Comments

A member of the European Parliament Committee who are in Dublin today to discuss the bank bailout said while Ireland has a case to make, so does every other country.

Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'
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Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'

Jan 8th 2014, 3:16 PM 11,516 Views 133 Comments

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

Ministers have some good news, and they’ll be telling us about it all day
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# Brace Yourself

Ministers have some good news, and they’ll be telling us about it all day

Dec 13th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,154 Views 83 Comments

There’ll be a sustained eight-hour media assault by Cabinet members and State agency bosses today, as the Government marks the end of the bailout.

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’
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# Bailout Exit

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’

Nov 5th 2013, 5:37 PM 7,524 Views 33 Comments

Minister Michael Noonan will travel to the Hague today to discuss Ireland’s bailout exit with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

Noonan: 'No connection' between cuts for pensioners & free GP care for under 5s
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Noonan: 'No connection' between cuts for pensioners & free GP care for under 5s

Oct 15th 2013, 9:28 AM 3,867 Views 31 Comments

The Minister’s been speaking to reporters on his way into the final Cabinet meeting ahead of Budget 2014.

Rabbitte: I believe adjustment will be lower than €3.1 billion
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# Budget 2014

Rabbitte: I believe adjustment will be lower than €3.1 billion

Oct 6th 2013, 1:02 PM 5,159 Views 67 Comments

It’s expected the figure for Budget 2014 will be finalised at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible"
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# Bailout Fund

ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible"

Sep 27th 2013, 4:43 PM 5,815 Views 42 Comments

The Government had been hoping to unload the debt from the two bailed-out banks.

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes
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# Raising A Glass

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes

Sep 23rd 2013, 5:04 PM 10,741 Views 62 Comments

The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.

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