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# Michael Noonan

All time
# Farce
We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan
When in doubt, hit the F10 button.
# sweeten the deal
The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget
The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.
# SiteServ
Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance
The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.
# SiteServ
Revealed: How Michael Noonan's confidence in IBRC bosses was 'wearing quite thin'
Newly-released documents show major tensions between the former Anglo Irish Bank and the Department of Finance.
# following the money
Noonan announces review into Siteserv deal as more FOI documents emerge
The Department of Finance questioned whether shareholders should have received €5 million.
# following the money
More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information
The plot thickens…
# Notes on a scandal
Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv
The documents were released to independent TD Catherine Murphy under Freedom of Information.
# Water Meters
The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company
Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.
# hello money
This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
The taxes are rollin’ in for Michael Noonan.
# State of the Nation
Is Michael Noonan going to be banging tables when he meets this man today?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# daylight robbery
Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'
Interest rates in Ireland are way out of step with the rest of Europe.
# public finances
Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money
It turns out Labour and Sinn Féin don’t have much…
# payback time
Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back
The bank wants to raise €525 million from private investors and most of that will go to the government.
# Long Time Coming
AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers
And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.
# nest egg
People have tried to get millions in pension funds out of Ireland
The Revenue Commissioners are investigating if any of this activity was illegal.
# Anniversary
Take a break - and watch Dermot Morgan's spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D
Some of Morgan’s comedy still remains remarkably topical – 17 years after his death.
# Noonanomics
Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'
The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…
# Political Animals
QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...
In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…
# State of the Nation
ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Serious bantz
Video: There was some unlikely banter between these two political foes earlier...
Michael Noonan and Pearse Doherty had a right laugh down at the Finance Committee this evening.
# State of the Nation
Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# (Don't worry he's fine)
Michael Noonan thinks his eye makes him look like Johnny Sexton
The Minister is “fine” after undergoing treatment for an eye condition over the weekend.
# Greek Debt
Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out
The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.
# Debt
Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: "Today I'm pessimistic"
The finance minister is going to Brussels for an emergency meeting on Greece tomorrow.
# sure thing
Gamble online? You're going to have to start paying tax on it
The 1% tax was planned four years ago but was delayed in Europe.
# bring them home
The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home
Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners
# so long farewell
Austerity is finally, officially, totally, absolutely finished: Noonan
It was already done with a year ago, apparently.
# State of the Nation
Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Cheer up Michael
Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts
A smile from the Finance Minister wouldn’t go amiss.
# that's a no then
Michael Noonan: We need to talk about public service pay rises
However, he added that he’d like people to have a way of inputting their priorities.
# Petrol
More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that 31 oil laundries were detected and closed down.
# Banking
Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike
The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.
# cashback
Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back
But only the money that was put into AIB, Bank of Ireland and ptsb. Not Anglo.
# Money Money Money
'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance
It’s one or the other, apparently.
# Keeping schtum
IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them
The bank said the information is “commercially sensitive”.
# Exchequer Returns
You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax
The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.
# VAT
Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today
Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.
# a lot
Here's how much it would cost to scrap USC for people who earn less than €60,000
Some people want the controversial charged abolished altogether.
# before tax
So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?
Michael Noonan recently revealed how many people are expected to fall into each income bracket in 2015.
# hypothecated
What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?
Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.