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# finance-minister - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge UK finance minister George Osborne makes a hames of kid’s question: “What’s 7 times 8?” Seven Times Eight Is...

# finance-minister - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Jesus, there’s a lump there’ – Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer Skin Cancer

‘Jesus, there’s a lump there’ – Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

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

# finance-minister - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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

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

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…

# finance-minister - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

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

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

# finance-minister - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee Bailout

Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee

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.

# finance-minister - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

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

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

# finance-minister - Friday 13 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ministers have some good news, and they’ll be telling us about it all day Brace Yourself

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

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.

# finance-minister - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’ Bailout Exit

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

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

# finance-minister - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: ‘No connection’ between cuts for pensioners & free GP care for under 5s Budget 2014

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

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

# finance-minister - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: I believe adjustment will be lower than €3.1 billion Budget 2014

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

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

# finance-minister - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

# finance-minister - Monday 23 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes Raising A Glass

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

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

# finance-minister - Friday 20 September, 2013

Noonan: VAT rate for restaurants likely to rise

The Finance Minister said the reduction of the 13.5 per cent rate for the hospitality sector had always been a short-term “pump priming” measure.

# finance-minister - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business Anglotapes

Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business

The Finance Minister has been expressing concerns about “contamination of evidence” while answering questions about the Anglo Tapes controversy today.

# finance-minister - Saturday 22 June, 2013

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

# finance-minister - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee Bank Guarantee

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.

# finance-minister - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after ‘taking one for the team’

“As Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘We took one for the team.’ And I think the team owes us now.”

# finance-minister - Monday 28 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Doherty asks Noonan to have “frank and open debate” on promissory notes Promissory Notes

Doherty asks Noonan to have “frank and open debate” on promissory notes

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson said that he wants Minister Noonan to ‘come clean’ on the issue and appear before the committee as soon as possible.

# finance-minister - Friday 14 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax Pyrite

Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax

Noonan said the government is aware of the “very real cost and difficulties” faced by people whose homes are affected.

# finance-minister - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?

Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?

# finance-minister - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD calls for clarification on property tax for pyrite homes Pyrite

Fine Gael TD calls for clarification on property tax for pyrite homes

Meanwhile, as he approaches his second Christmas in temporary accommodation, Priory Hall resident Liam Boland said he would refuse to pay.

# finance-minister - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# finance-minister - Thursday 22 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie How many Irish tax exiles have paid the ‘rich tax’ this year? Tax

How many Irish tax exiles have paid the ‘rich tax’ this year?

The tax was introduced in 2010 to target wealthy Irish exiles who earn more than €1 million a year and also have assets of over €5 million in Ireland.

# finance-minister - Sunday 7 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much money the government would raise if income tax went up Idle Speculation

Here’s how much money the government would raise if income tax went up

Fine Gael and Labour have repeatedly said that income tax won’t be increased in the Budget – but they’ve still crunched the numbers on just how much it could raise.

# finance-minister - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Germany, Finland and the Netherlands deliver blow to Ireland’s hopes for bank debt deal

The country’s three finance ministers issued a statement last night stating that the EU rescue fund would only deal with future problems.

# finance-minister - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Noonan confident about bank debt deal

The Finance Minister said the ECB seem to be “more eager” to move forward.

# finance-minister - Monday 10 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie IMF: We want property tax of 0.5 per cent. Noonan: Nope, not happening. Tensions

IMF: We want property tax of 0.5 per cent. Noonan: Nope, not happening.

OH, IT’S ON (well, kind of. It’s all very civil).

# finance-minister - Friday 7 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan set to meet with EU finance ministers Eurozone

Michael Noonan set to meet with EU finance ministers

The Finance Minister is expected to discuss plans to ease austerity on bailout countries in meetings in Paris, Berlin and Rome next week.

# finance-minister - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable – or unwilling – to fix childcare Opinion

Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable – or unwilling – to fix childcare

The Department of Finance is refusing to run the numbers on making childcare tax deductible. It’s not good enough, writes Stephen Donnelly.

# finance-minister - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week’s news… skewed Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Reilly for Finance Minister? Too warm a welcome for RTÉ’s new MD of news?

# finance-minister - Sunday 20 May, 2012

“I’m trying to stop contagion” – Noonan on ‘feta cheese’ remark

The finance minister says his comment about buying feta cheese was meant to illustrate Ireland’s economic distance from Greece.

# finance-minister - Friday 30 March, 2012

EU finance ministers meet to decide on size of bailout fund EU

EU finance ministers meet to decide on size of bailout fund

The 17 eurozone finance ministers will meet in Copehagen for two days of discussions concerning the size of the bailout fund available to countries.

# finance-minister - Friday 20 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Noonan on emigration comments: ‘I am being quoted out of context’ Emigration

Noonan on emigration comments: ‘I am being quoted out of context’

The Finance Minister’s comments that emigration was in some cases “a lifestyle choice” have been heavily criticised by opposition parties.

# finance-minister - Saturday 17 December, 2011

One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years

The sale of spirits, beer and cider all dropped significantly between 2007 and 2010 – but we apparently still like our wine…

# finance-minister - Monday 12 December, 2011

Half of SMEs seeking loans from banks in past three months were turned down

Majority of those who answered ISME survey claim the Government is having no positive effect in making banks extend credit to SMEs.

# finance-minister - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Budget 2012 liveblog Budget 2012

As it happened: Budget 2012 liveblog

Join us for live video and text commentary, as Michael Noonan tells us how he plans to raise €1.6bn in extra taxes next year.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud Budget 2012

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud

A pictorial representation of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech, as delivered to Dáil Éireann this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Budget Day (pt 2) – the main points from Michael Noonan’s announcement Budget 2012

Budget Day (pt 2) – the main points from Michael Noonan’s announcement

Here are the main points of the taxation measures announced by the Minister for Finance in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Michael Noonan’s Budget speech to the Dáil Budget 2012

In full: Michael Noonan’s Budget speech to the Dáil

The full text, as prepared in advance, of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech to the Dáil delivered this afternoon.

# finance-minister - Monday 28 November, 2011

Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement

IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.

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