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Deficit

# deficit - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland’s bond yields are almost as good as Belgium’s, so we’re moving the right way – NTMA Bond Treasury Bond

Ireland’s bond yields are almost as good as Belgium’s, so we’re moving the right way – NTMA

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

# deficit - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

HSE projects year-end deficit of €105m

The HSE made the projection in its August 2013 report, published today.

From Business ETC Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit DEFICIT FIGURES

Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit

The General Government Deficit for the second quarter was 6 per cent of GDP.

# deficit - Monday 21 October, 2013

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions

Initial estimates for April were revised, after it became clear that revenue from mobile phone licences should be filed under this year’s figures.

# deficit - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly

The Minister for Health James Reilly said the health budget does not have a deficit of €500 million as reported widely today.

# deficit - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From Business ETC Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year Tax

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year

This is according to figures that give an overview of our finances before any of the budget changes are announced on Tuesday.

Budget 2014: What could be this year’s Wine Tax Factor?

Yes, the distracting levies that put the WTF in the Budget announcement.

# deficit - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Burton: ‘Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment’

A reduction in the Live Register has produced €150 million in welfare savings.

# deficit - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Noonan wants Budget to give “markets confidence”

With the country required to cut the national deficit to 5.1 per cent of GDP, Michael Noonan says that it is “important to be beat that target”.

# deficit - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From Business ETC Tánaiste: Budget cut of €3.1 billion not necessary to meet deficit targets Budget 2014

Tánaiste: Budget cut of €3.1 billion not necessary to meet deficit targets

Eamon Gilmore has set out his stall ahead of Budget negotiations.

# deficit - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From Business ETC OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets Recovery

OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets

In a report today, the body said that out debt-to-GDP ratio is set to peak this year and decline thereafter.

# deficit - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target

The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.

# deficit - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From Business ETC Government deficit grows by €360m in a year Deficit

Government deficit grows by €360m in a year

The increase in the government’s deficit comes despite an increase in revenue.

# deficit - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Money, Money, Must Be Funny In A Eurocrat’s World

Bailed-out Ireland is to contribute an additional €90 million to the European Union to help plug a shortfall in its 2013 budget. Ludicrous? Yes – but it’s hardly a blip on the radar of incongruity that is the EU’s funny money parade, writes Aaron McKenna.

# deficit - Monday 22 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added dogs comforting people

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

# deficit - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# deficit - Saturday 2 March, 2013

$85 billion in budget cuts come into force in US

Meetings between President Obama and top congressional leaders broke down yesterday as they failed to reach a deal on how to reduce the deficit.

# deficit - Monday 25 February, 2013

From Business ETC Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings Promissory Note

Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings

The European Commissioner says the €1 billion savings should be used to eliminate Ireland’s deficit as soon as possible.

# deficit - Friday 28 December, 2012

Let’s get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

# deficit - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From Business ETC Explainer: What is the ‘fiscal cliff’ and why does it matter? Let's Get Fiscal

Explainer: What is the ‘fiscal cliff’ and why does it matter?

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

# deficit - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Column: Real reform is being overlooked in the deficit scramble

There was broad consensus that our political system needed major change, writes David McCann – but that now seems largely forgotten.

# deficit - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Survey: Almost half of primary schools in deficit

According to the survey, 22 per cent of schools are breaking even, while 93 per cent receive a minor works grants for repairs.

# deficit - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Column: 4 myths about austerity… busted

Ahead of an anti-austerity march, Michael O’Reilly argues that Budget decisions are being driven by false premises.

# deficit - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million HSE

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million

The HSE said this is the first month in which there has been a reduction in the deficit reported. The INMO said the figures “fail to portray the real crisis facing the Irish public health service”.

# deficit - Thursday 25 October, 2012

TD raises questions over money ring-fenced for mental health

Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Tánaiste today whether this money was being used to plug gaps in the HSE deficit.

# deficit - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement

The Croke Park Agreement is too slow, driven by insiders and makes cuts in the wrong places, writes management expert Eddie Molloy.

# deficit - Friday 19 October, 2012

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had the largest overspend in the hospital sector running at nearly €20 million at the end of August.

# deficit - Friday 12 October, 2012

Strike likely as talks over Aer Lingus and DAA pensions break down

Efforts to resolve the €748 million deficit in the pensions scheme ended “in disarray” last night, SIPTU says.

# deficit - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From Business ETC Aer Lingus warns over €748 million pension deficit Pensions

Aer Lingus warns over €748 million pension deficit

The airline said it has put forward proposals as part of the Labour Relations Committee process seeking to improve pension prospects for employees.

# deficit - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers

Exactly HOW many people would be better off on the Dole? And just how many people emigrate from Ireland every day?

# deficit - Friday 28 September, 2012

‘Litany of errors’ costing the State millions – PAC chair

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has reacted angrily to the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General which was published yesterday.

# deficit - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From Business ETC NTMA chief: It’s looking good for ‘sustainable’ re-entry to markets Markets

NTMA chief: It’s looking good for ‘sustainable’ re-entry to markets

However, John Corrigan does warn that “wider uncertainties” in the eurozone could be risk factor to Ireland’s progress.

# deficit - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# deficit - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

HSE defends hospital food

The HSE has criticised a newspaper for comparing hospital food with ‘Happy Meals’.

# deficit - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From Business ETC Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask Explainer

Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask

Ireland’s ongoing struggle is to get back to the markets – but what ARE the bond markets? Here’s our grind.

# deficit - Monday 25 June, 2012

From Business ETC France ‘needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit’, says finance minister Eurozone

France ‘needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit’, says finance minister

The French finance minister says that his country is looking for between €7bn and €10bn.

# deficit - Monday 14 May, 2012

From Business ETC Assembly calls on British and Irish govts to support RTÉ London correspondent RTÉ

Assembly calls on British and Irish govts to support RTÉ London correspondent

RTÉ recently announced it would close its London office from September 2012.

# deficit - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From Business ETC RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister RTÉ

RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister

The Minister for Communications told Dáil that key restructuring elements must be put in place this year at RTÉ.

# deficit - Monday 23 April, 2012

From Business ETC Ireland recorded a 13.1 per cent deficit last year Debt Crisis

Ireland recorded a 13.1 per cent deficit last year

Without the whole banking debt, it could have been down to 9.4 per cent.

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