# finance-minister - Today’s News
Coleman or Irwin? Houghton or Whelan? Ireland’s two favourite pundits had plenty to discuss.
# finance-minister - Thursday 3 July, 2014
This would never happen to Michael Noonan. Right?
# finance-minister - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.
# finance-minister - Saturday 17 May, 2014
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
The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.
# finance-minister - Friday 17 January, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
It’s expected the figure for Budget 2014 will be finalised at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
# finance-minister - Friday 27 September, 2013
The Government had been hoping to unload the debt from the two bailed-out banks.
# finance-minister - Monday 23 September, 2013
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
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
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
The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.
# finance-minister - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.
# finance-minister - Thursday 21 February, 2013
“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
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
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
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
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
# finance-minister - Thursday 22 November, 2012
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
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
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
The Finance Minister said the ECB seem to be “more eager” to move forward.
# finance-minister - Monday 10 September, 2012
OH, IT’S ON (well, kind of. It’s all very civil).
# finance-minister - Friday 7 September, 2012
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
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
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
# finance-minister - Friday 30 March, 2012
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
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
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
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
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.
A pictorial representation of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech, as delivered to Dáil Éireann this afternoon.
Here are the main points of the taxation measures announced by the Minister for Finance in the Dáil today.
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
IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.