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Mary Lou McDonald asks Michael Noonan to clarify if he described Majella Moynihan case as 'internal garda matter'
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Mary Lou McDonald asks Michael Noonan to clarify if he described Majella Moynihan case as 'internal garda matter'

Jun 18th 2019, 3:25 PM 35,612 Views 129 Comments

Noonan was minister for justice during the period Majella Moynihan faced censure.

Michael Noonan pays tribute to his sister Mary - a 'keystone of the family'
# Loughill
# Loughill

Michael Noonan pays tribute to his sister Mary - a 'keystone of the family'

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:07 PM 46,619 Views 8 Comments

The former Finance Minister said Mary had been a “focal point” and “keystone of the family”, and that “we will miss her very much”.

VIDEO: Donald Trump's visit to Ireland is likely to be very different to the last time he was here
# Red Carpet Treatment
# Red Carpet Treatment

VIDEO: Donald Trump's visit to Ireland is likely to be very different to the last time he was here

Aug 31st 2018, 11:23 PM 23,102 Views 96 Comments

This time it’s far from business as usual

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated

Dec 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 13,375 Views 33 Comments

Originally the scheme was estimated to cost the Exchequer €50m.

Michael Noonan’s handling of the ‘Grace' case will be examined next year
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Michael Noonan’s handling of the ‘Grace' case will be examined next year

Nov 16th 2017, 8:37 AM 6,787 Views 25 Comments

‘Grace’ was left in an abusive foster home in the southeast of the country for 20 years.

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years
# Bailed-out Banks
# Bailed-out Banks

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years

Sep 28th 2017, 12:52 PM 22,317 Views 88 Comments

PTSB said the “accounting principle” is something it is obliged to comply with.

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age

Jul 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,488 Views 62 Comments

The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax
# Revenue Commissioners
# Revenue Commissioners

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax

Jul 15th 2017, 7:40 AM 35,175 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told the Dáil that there are no plans to legislate as the case was dealt with successfully.

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'
# Return On Investment
# Return On Investment

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'

Jun 13th 2017, 9:34 AM 11,635 Views 48 Comments

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that the Irish people “sacrificed so much to protect our banking system”.

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it
# Not Binding
# Not Binding

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it

May 19th 2017, 8:41 AM 17,182 Views 53 Comments

The Government yesterday forgot to vote against a motion delaying the sale.

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down

May 18th 2017, 9:45 PM 31,489 Views 214 Comments

The Finance Minister says he will not be seeking re-election to the Dáil.

Here are the specific things about Nama that the State will investigate
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

Here are the specific things about Nama that the State will investigate

May 9th 2017, 5:51 PM 7,291 Views 38 Comments

The commission of investigation will primarily deal with the sale of Nama’s Northern Irish loan book, otherwise known as Project Eagle, in April 2014.

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka
# YOUR BEST PRICE
# YOUR BEST PRICE

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka

Apr 14th 2017, 7:20 PM 10,125 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.

'Shame on the Minister for Finance': What was that massive row in the Dáil all about last night?
# Explainer
# Explainer

'Shame on the Minister for Finance': What was that massive row in the Dáil all about last night?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:43 AM 26,944 Views 65 Comments

The PAC report into Nama’s Northern Ireland loan book sale was being debated last night.

'It wouldn't have made any difference' - Nama defends itself from critical Project Eagle report
# NAMA Mia
# NAMA Mia

'It wouldn't have made any difference' - Nama defends itself from critical Project Eagle report

Mar 14th 2017, 5:15 PM 17,420 Views 73 Comments

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee declared this morning that the sales strategy for Project Eagle was “seriously deficient”.

Michael Noonan refutes suggestion he 'acted inappropriately' over Project Eagle sale
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

Michael Noonan refutes suggestion he 'acted inappropriately' over Project Eagle sale

Mar 14th 2017, 1:20 PM 8,394 Views 60 Comments

Noonan met with senior Ceberus representatives on the eve of the bid closing date.

Brendan Howlin has called for the sale of AIB to be put on hold
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

Brendan Howlin has called for the sale of AIB to be put on hold

Mar 12th 2017, 4:08 PM 22,133 Views 90 Comments

Howlin wants assurances that the money will be spent on building new homes, schools and hospitals.

Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe
# Grace
# Grace

Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe

Feb 28th 2017, 5:43 PM 20,392 Views 53 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it
# What's The Point
# What's The Point

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it

Feb 8th 2017, 4:51 PM 21,454 Views 18 Comments

The scheme aims to allow first-time buyers to purchase homes with only a 10% deposit.

120 jobs on the way for Limerick at Virgin Media
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

120 jobs on the way for Limerick at Virgin Media

Feb 3rd 2017, 1:24 PM 14,317 Views 33 Comments

The media giant is set to create the jobs at its National Customer Experience Centre just south of the city.

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? €1.8m and counting
# Pricey Apples
# Pricey Apples

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? €1.8m and counting

Feb 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 10,015 Views 42 Comments

Michael Noonan today stepped back from claims Ireland’s tax rate was under attack.

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked

Jan 31st 2017, 7:36 PM 35,903 Views 104 Comments

Dublin Port and Dublin Airport are also tipped to benefit from increased capital expenditure.

Irish banks have frozen Al-Qaeda assets of over €1 million
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

Irish banks have frozen Al-Qaeda assets of over €1 million

Jan 20th 2017, 9:37 AM 17,848 Views 51 Comments

Money from Iran, Syria, Somalia and North Korea has also been frozen by Irish banks.

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 17,012 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016
# That's A Good Thing Right
# That's A Good Thing Right

Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016

Jan 4th 2017, 10:13 PM 23,960 Views 105 Comments

Corporation tax returns were a full €737 million higher than expected in 2016.

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies
# Strategic Investment
# Strategic Investment

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

Dec 21st 2016, 7:21 PM 12,780 Views 14 Comments

It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the State’s aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.

Limerick shows Michael Noonan how much his hometown loves him
# YOU'RE A LADY
# YOU'RE A LADY

Limerick shows Michael Noonan how much his hometown loves him

Dec 16th 2016, 10:15 PM 12,584 Views 93 Comments

“I appreciate it very much,” said the Finance Minister.

Nearly 80,000 families in mortgage arrears but figure is declining
# Banking On It
# Banking On It

Nearly 80,000 families in mortgage arrears but figure is declining

Dec 13th 2016, 4:03 PM 5,612 Views 28 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the Government to release a Central Bank report on how to handle arrears.

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:49 PM 42,039 Views 35 Comments

Earlier this year gardaí confirmed they were investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.

Parents fear son will miss hospital appointments as they can't afford to replace van
# Cerebral Palsy
# Cerebral Palsy

Parents fear son will miss hospital appointments as they can't afford to replace van

Oct 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 23,830 Views 39 Comments

Margaret Butler and Michael Power have called for more financial support to be given to carers.

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Oct 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 19,101 Views 185 Comments

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

Michael Noonan has announced another 40 new jobs for Limerick
# Redfaire
# Redfaire

Michael Noonan has announced another 40 new jobs for Limerick

Oct 20th 2016, 10:22 AM 10,336 Views 24 Comments

Last month, the Minister for Finance allocated half a billion euro to Limerick, the State’s fourth-largest city.

Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m
# Budget2017
# Budget2017

Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m

Oct 17th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,868 Views 18 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said providing tax credits for paid child care would fail an equity test.

Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all
# Budget2017
# Budget2017

Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all

Oct 13th 2016, 10:11 AM 18,129 Views 69 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Minister Paschal Donohoe will ask Cabinet to waive the pay restoration.

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
# Supply Vs Demand
# Supply Vs Demand

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,525 Views 42 Comments

Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.

Michael Noonan tips Paschal Donohoe to become Fine Gael leader
# Endless Enda
# Endless Enda

Michael Noonan tips Paschal Donohoe to become Fine Gael leader

Oct 12th 2016, 11:29 AM 12,654 Views 54 Comments

The Finance Minister said his Cabinet colleague “has all the qualities” to lead the party.

"Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

"Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

Oct 11th 2016, 3:29 PM 8,149 Views 0 Comments

However the earned income tax credit still lags behind the €1,650 automatic deduction available to PAYE workers.

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe
# Holiday At Home
# Holiday At Home

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe

Oct 11th 2016, 2:23 PM 3,817 Views 5 Comments

The rate came under scrutiny earlier this year but businesses say it has been instrumental to the sector’s recovery.

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 11th 2016, 1:43 PM 157,009 Views 298 Comments

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

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