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7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
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# 50 First Days

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,285 Views 62 Comments

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

11 EU nations get go-ahead for 'Robin Hood tax', Ireland not among them
# Financial Transaction Tax
# Financial Transaction Tax

11 EU nations get go-ahead for 'Robin Hood tax', Ireland not among them

Jan 23rd 2013, 4:15 PM 11,131 Views 46 Comments

Concerns about jobs at the IFSC are among the reasons that Ireland has not signed up to implementing a levy on financial transactions despite Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany and France all doing so.

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation
# Transaction Tax
# Transaction Tax

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 4,823 Views 13 Comments

Its estimated the tax could yield as much as €57 billion if introduced on a EU-wide basis but concerns remain in Ireland that its introduction could see jobs transferred abroad.

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way
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# Opinion

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way

Oct 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 129 Views 20 Comments

Proposals for a European financial transaction tax are wishful thinking – and won’t hinder the bankers, writes Arthur Doohan.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax?

Oct 10th 2012, 11:16 AM 5,762 Views 62 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has rejected the introduction of a tax on financial market transactions but what do you think of the idea?

Column: The financial transaction tax is a must for Ireland’s future
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# Opinion

Column: The financial transaction tax is a must for Ireland’s future

Sep 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 61 Views 48 Comments

Imagine the difference €500million could make for our ailing health services – yet the Government is opposed, writes Labour MEP Nessa Childers.

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus
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# Stimulus

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:03 PM 2,432 Views 15 Comments

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express
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# Opinion

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express

Jun 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 42 Views 38 Comments

Let’s think seriously about what we want from the EU – before the thinking is done for us, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route
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# Opinion

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route

Feb 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 94 Views 16 Comments

We’re running scared from the financial bogeymen, but our governments could easily take control, writes Martin O’Dea.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a 'Robin Hood' tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a 'Robin Hood' tax?

Jan 30th 2012, 10:29 AM 4,749 Views 43 Comments

A transaction tax would raise revenue for the government – but may encourage financial institutions to take their business elsewhere. What do you think?

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax
# Euro
# Euro

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax

Jan 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,481 Views 9 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has warned that France will go it alone with the controversial ‘Tobin tax’ if agreement is not reached.