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# Department of Finance

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New Department of Health headquarters were empty for over a year - costing almost €16m
The OPW entered into a lease to accommodate the HQs of the Departments of Children & Youth Affairs and Health, in addition to parts of the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform.
Poll: Does the €500,000 salary cap for bankers at State-owned institutions need to be reviewed?
It’s worried that staff at Irish banks could be attracted by more lucrative job offers.
Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff
The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.
Bank of Ireland reverses decision to stop all-day cash services in over 100 branches
Earlier this year, the bank announced that around 100 branches across the country would have cash services for half days only.
European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week
The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was first announced as part of Budget 2017.
We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland
The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.
There could be a 'dedicated' Garda unit to tackle 'increasing' insurance fraud claims
A report said that one of the main problems with fraudulent injury claims is that it can be viewed as a “victimless crime”.
Here’s why you may not be benefitting from the government’s big plan to bring down your car insurance
While stats show that car insurance is going down as a whole, the cost of premiums skyrocketed 70% from 2013 to 2016.
State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.
'Workers are being told "bugger off, you're 65 now". It's not fair'
The Independent Alliance want Paschal Donohoe to give workers the option to work until the age of 66 if they choose.
Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate
“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”
Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill
The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.
Setanta Insurance customers waiting on claim payouts will have to wait some more
The Supreme Court yesterday made a significant court ruling about the wound up insurer.
Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?
The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.
The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'
The move of the Brazilian multinational’s parent company has been criticised as a “brass-plate operation”.
This is how the government could get rid of USC over the next four years
The proposed measure has been outlined in the Income Tax Reform Plan released by the Department of Finance today.
Another hole has been poked in Fine Gael's numbers
We’re heading back into the fiscal space…
Two government departments are getting a €4 million facelift
The project has now started and will continue until Autumn of this year.
Woman (57) who made nuisance phone calls to Finance Dept to be sentenced next month
The sentencing was adjourned to allow for a psychological report.
Seán O'Rourke: Ministers did not threaten Budget phone-in walkout
The RTÉ presenter has moved to clarify matters this morning.
RTÉ says it's 'standard practice' to give ministers questions before Budget phone-in
A story in The Times reports on the advance warning given to Ministers Noonan and Howlin yesterday morning.
Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance
The Fine Gael TD says he’d like to continue in his current post if the government is re-elected
WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier
It got fierce exciting for a minute there.
Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'
The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.
'A very serious matter': Who leaked this man's 380-page statement?
Details of Kevin Cardiff’s submission to the banking inquiry have been reported in the media.
I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: 'It's fine, go away' - Catherine Murphy
The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.
Missing files reveal Siteserv writedown was €9 million more than we previously thought
Previously undisclosed board minutes reveal new details about the Siteserv controversy.
'I'm horrified Irish taxpayers are being asked to write a blank cheque'
“Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god.”
Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe
A Fianna Fáil motion calling for an independent commission to be established has been defeated by the government.
Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance
The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.
Alan Dukes: There are people around who see conspiracy in their tea leaves
The former IBRC chairman has said he is “extremely angry” at suggestions of malpractice or criminality in the sale of Siteserv.
Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time
More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.
Revealed: How Michael Noonan's confidence in IBRC bosses was 'wearing quite thin'
Newly-released documents show major tensions between the former Anglo Irish Bank and the Department of Finance.
Enda: The government has 'nothing to hide' about Siteserv deal
Yesterday Enda Kenny said the C&AG had the power to carry out an investigation, but it turns out he doesn’t.
More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information
The plot thickens…
The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company
Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.
Do Sinn Féin's numbers add up? We could soon know for sure...
The government is considering a special Oireachtas committee to cost pre-budget submissions.
'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance
It’s one or the other, apparently.
30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules?
That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.