# michael-noonan - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Finance Minister tells TheJournal.ie he will be “cautious and prudent” to secure the economic recovery in the coming years.
Tax changes, eye-catching bumps to cigarettes and child benefit: but was this a budget to signal the end of austerity?
Your keyboards must be exhausted by now…
New measures will target the long-term leasing of land.
But Michael Noonan says Ireland’s low corporate tax rate “never was, never has been” up for discussion.
Lots of people on Twitter were worried about the Finance Minister…
Brendan Howlin sprung the surprise increase this afternoon.
6,000 words, 44 minutes, and lots and lots of new policies…
Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.
Ah the 90s were great…
# michael-noonan - Sunday 12 October, 2014
10 years in 15 seconds.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 October, 2014
Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.
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.