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#State Assets

From TheJournal.ie The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus Family Silver

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus

Paschal Donohoe says Ireland’s connectivity is just as important as the price though.

From TheJournal.ie Ever heard of Ervia? That's what Bord Gáis Eireann is now called Out With The Old

Ever heard of Ervia? That's what Bord Gáis Eireann is now called

However, customers will still deal with either Irish Water or Gas Networks Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss Sale Of State Assets

Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss

Arthur Hall said that the government had accepted a deal below what the company is worth.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is wonderful': 'Rattled' Gilmore slams 'hard-necked hypocrisy' of Fianna Fáil State Assets

'This is wonderful': 'Rattled' Gilmore slams 'hard-necked hypocrisy' of Fianna Fáil

The Tánaiste gleefully engaged in one of the government’s favourite pasttimes at Leaders’ Questions this morning: Having a go at Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gais Energy to be sold in the next three months State Assets

Bord Gais Energy to be sold in the next three months

The Government is hoping to bring in around €1 billion from the sale of the company.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October Energy Costs

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

The move would add almost nine euro per month to the average household winter gas bill.

From TheJournal.ie Plan for sale of Bord Gáis Energy published by Government State Assets

Plan for sale of Bord Gáis Energy published by Government

It’s expected around a billion euro will be raised by the sale, with around half of the funds raised going to pay down bailout debt.

From TheJournal.ie The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State Brian Hayes This post contains videos

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State

Minister of State Brian Hayes hopes to have details on every building, every piece of land and every table and chair owned by the State to be online by the beginning of next year.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus NOT FOR SALE

Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told an Oireachtas committee that “optimal conditions do not exist” for disposing of the government’s 25 per cent stake.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests Coillte

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests

The planned sale of Coillte harvesting rights has been called off, with the agency now set to merge with Bord na Mona.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie For sale: State asset sell-off begins as Bord Gáis Energy invites bids State Assets

For sale: State asset sell-off begins as Bord Gáis Energy invites bids

The energy arm of Bord Gáis Éireann is one of a number of State-run companies the government intends to sell-off in the coming year.

From TheJournal.ie Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed Cyprus

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed

Deposits in Cypriot banks will be hit with a one-off levy of 6.75 per cent with those with over €100,000 in banks hit with a 9.9 per cent levy under the €10 billion bailout proposal.

From TheJournal.ie '2,500 jobs jeopardised' by sale of Coillte's harvesting rights - report Coillte

'2,500 jobs jeopardised' by sale of Coillte's harvesting rights - report

The Irish Timber Council, representing the country’s sawmills, says that the entire industry is at risk from the proposed sell-off of harvesting rights on Coillte forests.

From TheJournal.ie Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Euroleaks

Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Exclusive

The government is keen to use all of the money from the sale of State assets in “one shape or another” to fund job creation initiatives but the Troika appears more focussed on reducing the debt.

From TheJournal.ie Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs Stimulus

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs

A major programme of motorway upgrades, as well as spending in justice, health and education, will begin next year.

From TheJournal.ie New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

From TheJournal.ie Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin State Assets

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin

The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister said that negotiations with the Troika had yielded such an agreement with the other half of the money being leveraged for further stimulus measures.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s nine things you should know before 9am on the first day of summer.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin insists no possibility of selling off Irish Water Water Charges

Howlin insists no possibility of selling off Irish Water

The public expenditure minister says Irish Water will not form part of the Bord Gais sell-off – but the opposition aren’t convinced.

From TheJournal.ie Plumbers' association 'ready to start work' on installing water meters Water Meters

Plumbers' association 'ready to start work' on installing water meters

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors says it has 350 firms which could be used to install meters quickly.

From TheJournal.ie 17 questions (and answers) about those new water charges Irish Water

17 questions (and answers) about those new water charges

TheJournal.ie’s Q&A on one of the most controversial issues of the day…

From TheJournal.ie Labour delegates vote to oppose sale of semi-state assets Labour

Labour delegates vote to oppose sale of semi-state assets

Gardaí deployed pepper spray on protesters gathered outside the conference, and a cameraman was reportedly injured.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus passenger numbers up by 8.2 per cent Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up by 8.2 per cent

The airline has reported increased traffic on both long and short-haul flights.

From TheJournal.ie IMF signs off on latest €3.2 billion loan to Ireland Bailout

IMF signs off on latest €3.2 billion loan to Ireland

The IMF signs off on the fifth review of its bailout, and is releasing €3.2 billion to Ireland – bringing its total IMF debt to €16bn.

From TheJournal.ie Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets State Assets

Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets

In its weekly credit outlook, Moody’s welcomes the plans to sell state assets – but that our position remains “challenging”.

From TheJournal.ie Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes

“Autism is a theory. It is not a fact”

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: The week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.

From TheJournal.ie FF's Martin attacks "bare-faced lies" over sale of state assets State Assets

FF's Martin attacks "bare-faced lies" over sale of state assets

Micheál Martin says Labour ministers are “covering their tracks” by claiming Fianna Fáil agreed to the sale of state assets.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 'It makes no economic sense': Sale of state assets criticised by opposition State Assets

'It makes no economic sense': Sale of state assets criticised by opposition

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have both criticised the government’s announcement on the sale of State assets today.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: I don't foresee sale of state assets in 2012 Dáil Éireann

Kenny: I don't foresee sale of state assets in 2012

Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells the Dáil that “commencement and realisation” of selling state assets may begin in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Parts of Bord Gais and ESB to be sold off to raise €3bn State Assets

Parts of Bord Gais and ESB to be sold off to raise €3bn

The government is considering selling parts of Coillte and Aer Lingus when conditions improve – and has insisted that there will not be a fire sale.

From TheJournal.ie Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale Bargain

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale

The bailout deal requires Ireland to sell off some State assets – and the full list will be announced by Brendan Howlin later this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets State Assets

Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets

Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman takes issue with Pat Rabbitte’s claims that the sale of state assets was demanded by FF.

From TheJournal.ie Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013 Bailout

Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013

The latest memorandum of understanding between Ireland and the Troika also states for the first time that money raised from the sale of State assets can be used for reinvestment in the economy.

From TheJournal.ie Colm McCarthy appointed to board of Dublin Airport Authority Appointments

Colm McCarthy appointed to board of Dublin Airport Authority

He is joined by former Bord Gais CEO Gerry Walsh and aviation executive John Lynch.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna workers to vote on industrial action in pay row Bord Na Móna

Bord na Móna workers to vote on industrial action in pay row

Unions say staff at the semi-State body are due a 3.5 per cent pay increase, but the company has said this would cost jobs.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

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