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#Fiscal Advisory Council

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Government's 'risky' budget strategy could put debt on 'unsustainable path', watchdog warns
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

Government's 'risky' budget strategy could put debt on 'unsustainable path', watchdog warns

Sep 15th 2021, 9:58 AM 12,527 Views 23 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council said there are “clear needs” to tackle housing, health and climate shortfalls.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Cuts of €6-€14 billion until 2025 needed to recover from Covid-19 pandemic, Fiscal Council warns
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Cuts of €6-€14 billion until 2025 needed to recover from Covid-19 pandemic, Fiscal Council warns

May 27th 2020, 9:21 AM 22,675 Views 65 Comments

There will be ‘almost historic highs’ of debt ratios in Ireland as a result of Covid-19, the Fiscal Council’s report states.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Friday 7 September, 2018

'Inevitable' Irish economy will suffer 'adverse shocks' as fiscal watchdog sounds Budget warning
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

'Inevitable' Irish economy will suffer 'adverse shocks' as fiscal watchdog sounds Budget warning

Sep 7th 2018, 7:01 AM 19,065 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that external shocks to the economy must be protected against.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right
# Save It For A...
# Save It For A...

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

Jun 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,349 Views 63 Comments

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland

Oct 14th 2015, 8:17 PM 19,230 Views 64 Comments

Michael Noonan has denied that the government had returned to the days of “when I have it, I spend it”.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 4 June, 2015

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture
# Money Worries
# Money Worries

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture

Jun 4th 2015, 10:28 AM 19,145 Views 80 Comments

Its fiscal advisory council has warned something will have to give.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015
# Budget 15
# Budget 15

Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015

Nov 25th 2014, 7:52 AM 5,691 Views 15 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council says that the government could have moved the country to a “zone of safety” in the last budget.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget
# MacGill
# MacGill

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:21 PM 7,873 Views 22 Comments

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Saturday 14 December, 2013

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014

Dec 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,048 Views 14 Comments

The NTMA say that they will not “run out the door” to make a long-term bond sale.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Government budget advisors: No room for tax cuts until after 2016
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

Government budget advisors: No room for tax cuts until after 2016

Dec 5th 2013, 3:30 PM 5,493 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Fiscal Advisory Council clarifies Spring's Prime Time Budget comments
# Budget
# Budget

Fiscal Advisory Council clarifies Spring's Prime Time Budget comments

Oct 9th 2013, 9:36 PM 4,685 Views 9 Comments

It said that its preferred policy is to continue with the planned adjustment of €3.1 billion.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Charts: Here's how the government's liabilities have increased to €208bn in five years
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

Charts: Here's how the government's liabilities have increased to €208bn in five years

Sep 26th 2013, 9:27 AM 7,025 Views 31 Comments

The government’s liabilities last year were a whopping €208 billion.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

No mini-Budget planned this summer - Brian Hayes
# Mini-Budget
# Mini-Budget

No mini-Budget planned this summer - Brian Hayes

Apr 4th 2012, 9:09 AM 1,597 Views 35 Comments

Hayes said a proposed €400million in cuts “would harm the economy” as it struggles to regain growth.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Government should not include fiscal rules in constitution - advisory council
# Fiscal Compact
# Fiscal Compact

Government should not include fiscal rules in constitution - advisory council

Jan 26th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,494 Views 19 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council has said that the proposed fiscal compact should not be enshrined in the constitution.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

€4 billion ‘should be cut in Budget 2012′
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

€4 billion ‘should be cut in Budget 2012′

Oct 12th 2011, 1:03 PM 1,154 Views 34 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the government needs to cut €4 billion from its spending if the state is expected to meet its 2015 deficit target.