# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 October, 2014
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
With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 2 October, 2014
The final exchequer returns before Budget 2015 have been released this evening.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# michael-noonan - Sunday 28 September, 2014
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
Figure for early debt repayment was €1.5b last week, but what’s €600m between friends?
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
The Finance Minister was upbeat in slapping down the suggestion.
It was hilarious by the low, low standards of Leinster House.
# michael-noonan - Monday 22 September, 2014
Michael Noonan says there will be no VAT on teas like peppermint and camomile.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 20 September, 2014
Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.
# michael-noonan - Friday 19 September, 2014
This was the week in business.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 18 September, 2014
There’s more positive economic news out today.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Michael Noonan happy with the recommendations, particularly the bit about the digital economy.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 13 September, 2014
Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.
The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.
# michael-noonan - Friday 12 September, 2014
The Fine Gael parliamentary party gathered in picturesque Fota Island to talk the economy, elections and Leo…
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
The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.
* Publicly at least.
The Finance Minister said that overspending by government poses the biggest threat to recovery.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The Finance Minister was speaking after he met with Mario Draghi and other leaders of EU institutions.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
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
€2 billion, €1 billion or should we aim for a neutral budget. Let’s start the debate…
The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
No wonder he looks so happy.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.
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
The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 26 July, 2014
In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
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.
Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.
One in four home repossessions since 2012 relates to sub-prime properties, new figures show
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Fianna Fail’s Michael McGrath said the news raises “fundamental questions” about debtor co-operation.
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
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
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
What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?
# michael-noonan - Monday 7 July, 2014
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
The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.