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Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Minister to propose plan to deal with €4.2m invested in companies in illegal Israeli settlements
Millions of Euro of Irish taxpayers money is invested in companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine.
This year
Palestinian campaigners condemn delay to bill to prevent Irish investment in Israeli settlements
The bill would stop the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund from investing in companies that operate in the occupied territories.
Department of Finance ‘monitoring developments’ of collapsed Silicon Valley Bank
The Department said there is ‘limited direct impact on the Irish financial system’.
Silicon Valley Bank collapse stuns tech and banking worlds
The bank was a lender of money to tech startups, including a number of Irish firms.
All time
Ireland's sovereign wealth fund is taking a massive punt on solar farms
An ISIF-backed project will look to build 20 farms along Ireland’s east coast.
The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies
It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the State’s aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.
Now the government's money is going into the company handling Irish Water complaints
The funding is being put into Cork-based Abtran.
Ireland's investment fund is going to spend €500 million building 11,000 houses
It will create 1,900 jobs a year.
More than €2.5 billion cash held by Ireland could be reinvested in economy - but it isn't
The assets are part of the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) discretionary portfolio.
The IMF is back in town, and it's not mad on the Government's mortgage strategy
The first bailout review has urged caution on the strategy, which was announced in the run-in to elections last month.
The government has launched a new €500m bank for SMEs. But what does it mean?
SMEs have been crying out for a new source of finance – and here’s what the Government have come up with.
Michael Noonan is planning a €375 million cash injection for SMEs
The fund will target an equity shortfall for small businesses.
The Government wants to hear from cash-strapped SMEs
Tell Michael Noonan all about your problems.
So long Pensions Reserve Fund, hello Strategic Investment Fund
The ISIF held a meeting today to discuss its objectives for the future.