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Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced
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Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced

Jan 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 35,000 Views 26 Comments

The NTMA said that the new rates “reflect the reductions in interest rates in both Sovereign bond yields and the retail savings market”.

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus
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The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus

Jan 25th 2015, 7:55 PM 21,634 Views 151 Comments

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

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

Jun 20th 2014, 6:38 PM 16,834 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Dec 13th 2013, 8:08 AM 5,786 Views 88 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 1:41 PM 11,144 Views 86 Comments

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

Bord Gais Energy to be sold in the next three months
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Bord Gais Energy to be sold in the next three months

Sep 18th 2013, 9:20 PM 10,191 Views 100 Comments

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

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October
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Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

Aug 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 7,715 Views 118 Comments

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

Plan for sale of Bord Gáis Energy published by Government
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Plan for sale of Bord Gáis Energy published by Government

Jul 29th 2013, 4:38 PM 6,680 Views 74 Comments

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.

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

Jul 29th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,263 Views 27 Comments

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.

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

Jun 20th 2013, 8:19 AM 3,162 Views 28 Comments

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.

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests
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Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests

Jun 19th 2013, 5:39 PM 4,443 Views 28 Comments

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

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano
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The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano

May 3rd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,800 Views 1 Comment

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

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

May 3rd 2013, 6:56 PM 9,897 Views 59 Comments

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.

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed
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Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,765 Views 93 Comments

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.

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

Feb 26th 2013, 2:30 PM 8,678 Views 46 Comments

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.

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

Jan 11th 2013, 6:10 PM 9,420 Views 76 Comments

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.

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

Jul 17th 2012, 3:09 PM 6,739 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,916 Views 40 Comments

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

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

May 17th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,476 Views 42 Comments

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.

Howlin insists no possibility of selling off Irish Water
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Howlin insists no possibility of selling off Irish Water

Apr 24th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,928 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2012, 7:04 PM 8,542 Views 70 Comments

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

17 questions (and answers) about those new water charges
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17 questions (and answers) about those new water charges

Apr 17th 2012, 5:52 PM 16,293 Views 109 Comments

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

Labour delegates vote to oppose sale of semi-state assets
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Labour delegates vote to oppose sale of semi-state assets

Apr 14th 2012, 7:06 PM 3,211 Views 80 Comments

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

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up by 8.2 per cent
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Aer Lingus passenger numbers up by 8.2 per cent

Apr 5th 2012, 10:42 AM 1,879 Views 22 Comments

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

IMF signs off on latest €3.2 billion loan to Ireland
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IMF signs off on latest €3.2 billion loan to Ireland

Feb 28th 2012, 7:24 AM 2,302 Views 60 Comments

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.

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

Feb 27th 2012, 9:49 AM 1,393 Views 7 Comments

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

Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes
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Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes

Feb 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,942 Views 3 Comments

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

Prime numbers: The week in stats
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Prime numbers: The week in stats

Feb 25th 2012, 6:59 PM 2,962 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:25 AM 2,126 Views 44 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:10 PM 6,097 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:31 PM 2,321 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:36 AM 2,271 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:02 AM 3,562 Views 49 Comments

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.

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale
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Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:54 AM 3,612 Views 75 Comments

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

Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets
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Rabbitte, McGrath in war of words over state assets

Feb 15th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,587 Views 25 Comments

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

Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013
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Latest memorandum reveals more austerity ahead in Budget 2013

Feb 14th 2012, 7:27 PM 6,524 Views 67 Comments

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.

Colm McCarthy appointed to board of Dublin Airport Authority
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Colm McCarthy appointed to board of Dublin Airport Authority

Feb 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,985 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2012, 8:30 PM 2,992 Views 31 Comments

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.

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