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# Michael McGrath

Last month
May 2024
Fitch Ratings upgrades Ireland on its ability to repay long-term debts to AA
Further cuts to interest rates and energy prices on the cards, says finance minister
This year
Barry Andrews says he supports joint borrowing, despite McGrath ruling out defence bonds
'Substantial income tax package' promised for autumn's Budget, McGrath promises
Irish government to stop investing almost €3m in companies based in illegal Israeli settlements
Paschal Donohoe 'not planning' to step down from Cabinet role, will contest general election
Planned increase to excise duties could put petrol stations near border 'under grave threat'
‘Limited’ opportunity for Nama to build more affordable homes, says McGrath
Minister seeks advice on taxpayers' €4.2m invested in companies in illegal Israeli settlements
'One visit' to Israel not a reason to oppose von der Leyen’s second term bid, says McGrath
Finance minister to meet Stormont counterpart, as UK govt tables motion reaffirming 'Acts of Union'
Central Bank bosses: 'It's clear cash is still needed and wanted by people in society'
'A campaign of far-right terrorism': Murphy lambastes Govt over response to arson attacks
Finance Minister announces interest rate on warehoused tax debt by businesses reduced to 0%
New plans to be brought to Government to ensure 'reasonable access' to cash at ATMs across the country
Finance Minister McGrath travels to California to talk trade and meet with tech companies
Last year
Minister to propose plan to deal with €4.2m invested in companies in illegal Israeli settlements
Heated Dáil exchanges as government accused of ‘double standards’ on Israel and Russia
Decision to throw out €13bn Apple tax case must be revisited, advisor to European court says
State intends to continue the reduction of its stake in AIB, dropping it to 40%
Slowdown in inflation welcomed by ministers, with energy prices falling
Budget 2024: Some changes kicked in at midnight - others won't take effect for quite a while
Budget 2024 confirmed tax & USC changes and a significant cigarette price hike
State to invest in a €100bn fund to 'future proof' the economy
'Windfall' corporation tax to be invested in new €14bn Infrastructure, Climate and Nature Fund
Coalition leaders expected to finalise budget details on tax, health and social welfare
Finance Minister: 'People can be optimistic that their living standards are about to improve'
Finance Minister: We need to see ‘significant increase’ in switching from vulture funds to banks
New legislation will allow credit unions to take part in loan syndications
Corporation tax receipts fall to €1.8 billion in September, exchequer returns show
Budget 2024: What exactly can we expect in next week's package?
NCT will 'revisit' cashless decision if government mandates state bodies to accept cash
'Easier said than done': Micheál Martin on UK Labour leader's comments about reopening Brexit deal
ESB Group reports 30% rise in profits to €676 million in first six months of the year
Finance Minister rules out introduction of 30% income tax rate in this year's Budget
Property prices continue to rise, with the average house price now at €320,000
Minister calls on Pepper to be 'absolutely clear' with customers about new fixed mortgage interest rate
McGrath says Budget will be focused on cost of living and helping households with bills
Mica redress concrete levy to get amendment excluding precast products
Minister says €1 billion drop in corporation tax highlights ‘vulnerabilities’ in public finances