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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The government says they’ll cut our taxes in the Budget, but how are they going to do it? Decisions Decisions

The government says they’ll cut our taxes in the Budget, but how are they going to do it?

We don’t know anything definitive yet, but plenty of hints have been dropped about easing the tax burden on Middle Ireland.

# michael-noonan - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far Budget 2015

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far

With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 2 October, 2014

With 12 days until the Budget, here’s how the numbers are shaping up

The final exchequer returns before Budget 2015 have been released this evening.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Noonan to the rescue Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Noonan to the rescue

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million Excise Duty

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million

The drinks industry says it would help pub owners but alcohol awareness advocates say it would be damaging to society.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €2.1 billion: That’s how much extra the government could have to play with now Money Fight

€2.1 billion: That’s how much extra the government could have to play with now

Figure for early debt repayment was €1.5b last week, but what’s €600m between friends?

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan was told to scrap water charges in the Budget. Here’s how he took it… Tapped Out

Michael Noonan was told to scrap water charges in the Budget. Here’s how he took it…

The Finance Minister was upbeat in slapping down the suggestion.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Michael Noonan made a joke about Sinn Féin and everyone in the Dáil laughed Ballroom Of Romance This post contains videos

Video: Michael Noonan made a joke about Sinn Féin and everyone in the Dáil laughed

It was hilarious by the low, low standards of Leinster House.

# michael-noonan - Monday 22 September, 2014

Higher tariffs on ‘fancy teas’ boil down to nothing

Michael Noonan says there will be no VAT on teas like peppermint and camomile.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Better the devil you know’: Winners, losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

‘Better the devil you know’: Winners, losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week

Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.

# michael-noonan - Friday 19 September, 2014

# michael-noonan - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year – but austerity isn’t over Noonanomics

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie OECD releases ‘action plan’ on tax evasion. Next step, another report Taxing Times

OECD releases ‘action plan’ on tax evasion. Next step, another report

Michael Noonan happy with the recommendations, particularly the bit about the digital economy.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.

From TheJournal.ie Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion The Dealmaker

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

# michael-noonan - Friday 12 September, 2014

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Loose Lips Leo and 4 other things we learned at the Fine Gael ‘think-in’ Get Your Think On

Loose Lips Leo and 4 other things we learned at the Fine Gael ‘think-in’

The Fine Gael parliamentary party gathered in picturesque Fota Island to talk the economy, elections and Leo…

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion This Charming Man

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leo: “I don’t mind being slapped down or scolded. I’m a big boy.” Fine Gael Think-In

Leo: “I don’t mind being slapped down or scolded. I’m a big boy.”

The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Ask all you want but the government doesn’t have a view on Scottish independence* Indyref
From TheJournal.ie Here’s how Michael Noonan wants to end ‘boom and bust’ economics Steady As She Goes

Here’s how Michael Noonan wants to end ‘boom and bust’ economics

The Finance Minister said that overspending by government poses the biggest threat to recovery.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan holds “positive” talks with EU on paying back our debts Debt Burden

Noonan holds “positive” talks with EU on paying back our debts

The Finance Minister was speaking after he met with Mario Draghi and other leaders of EU institutions.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions

The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are just 66 days until the next Budget so let’s talk about how much we should cut Counting The Days This post contains a poll

There are just 66 days until the next Budget so let’s talk about how much we should cut

€2 billion, €1 billion or should we aim for a neutral budget. Let’s start the debate…

From TheJournal.ie Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of ‘vulture funds’ Vulture Funds

Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of ‘vulture funds’

The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target – which means we’ll (probably) get an easier budget Tax Take

# michael-noonan - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector? Public Sector

Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector?

The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.

IBRC involved in over A THOUSAND legal cases

The Irish Banking Resolution Corporation is trying to reduce legal fees, says Michael Noonan, despite all the legal spats.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes Housing Crisis

There’s enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes

The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007

In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Less cutbacks, less tax increases” needed for Budget 2015 — Noonan Good News

“Less cutbacks, less tax increases” needed for Budget 2015 — Noonan

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin say we’ll need less of an adjustment than initially thought… But it’s too soon to say how much less.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget MacGill

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Appalling’ state of sub-prime mortgages in firing line Sub-prime Numbers

‘Appalling’ state of sub-prime mortgages in firing line

One in four home repossessions since 2012 relates to sub-prime properties, new figures show

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump – but not on his terms’ MacGill

‘If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump – but not on his terms’

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nama has clawed back €800 million from debtors putting assets ‘beyond its reach’ Asset Hunt

Nama has clawed back €800 million from debtors putting assets ‘beyond its reach’

Fianna Fail’s Michael McGrath said the news raises “fundamental questions” about debtor co-operation.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pathway to ‘Dublin’s Canary Wharf’: Nama’s €3 billion property play New Departure

Pathway to ‘Dublin’s Canary Wharf’: Nama’s €3 billion property play

Developers who had lands transferred to the State’s bad bank could end up developing sites in the Docklands.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie So just how young is the country’s youngest junior minister?… The Edge has hats that are older Simon Harris

So just how young is the country’s youngest junior minister?… The Edge has hats that are older

At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?

# michael-noonan - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle Prime Numbers

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

# michael-noonan - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday Pleased To Meet You

Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday

The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Dara Calleary “is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade” Dáil

Noonan: Dara Calleary “is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade”

The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.