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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie They said they’d be cutting taxes and they have. Here’s where the savings are: Good News

They said they’d be cutting taxes and they have. Here’s where the savings are:

After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over” Budget 2015 This post contains videos

Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over”

Finance Minister tells TheJournal.ie he will be “cautious and prudent” to secure the economic recovery in the coming years.

From TheJournal.ie BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you) As It Happens

BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you)

Tax changes, eye-catching bumps to cigarettes and child benefit: but was this a budget to signal the end of austerity?

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes, child benefit and Michael Noonan’s cough – here’s how Twitter reacted to the Budget Fanning The Phlegm

‘Young and active farmers’ will benefit from today’s Budget

New measures will target the long-term leasing of land.

The Double Irish is dead, long live the ‘knowledge-development box’

But Michael Noonan says Ireland’s low corporate tax rate “never was, never has been” up for discussion.

From TheJournal.ie What was the story with Michael Noonan’s cough during his Budget speech? Cough-gate This post contains videos

What was the story with Michael Noonan’s cough during his Budget speech?

Lots of people on Twitter were worried about the Finance Minister…

From TheJournal.ie Child Benefit: €5 extra per child, per month for parents Budget 2015

Child Benefit: €5 extra per child, per month for parents

Brendan Howlin sprung the surprise increase this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2015 speech in full Read All About It

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2015 speech in full

6,000 words, 44 minutes, and lots and lots of new policies…

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today Budget 2015

Here’s why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Check out out these pictures of Michael Noonan on Budget Day… 23 years ago Flashback

# michael-noonan - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IN IMAGES: ‘Blood from a f***ing stone’ – a decade of Budgets Budget 2015 This post contains images

# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers Budget 2015

This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers

Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.

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.