Michael Noonan is the Minister for Finance and a Fine Gael TD for the Limerick City constituency. Noonan was first elected to the Dail in 1981 and held a number of Ministerial positions under the leadership of both Garret FitzGerald and John Bruton, these included Minister for health and Minister for Justice. He also served as leader of Fine Gael from February 2001 until June 2002.
# michael-noonan - Today’s News
God love ‘em.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 9 August, 2014
€2 billion, €1 billion or should we aim for a neutral budget. Let’s start the debate…
The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
No wonder he looks so happy.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.
The Irish Banking Resolution Corporation is trying to reduce legal fees, says Michael Noonan, despite all the legal spats.
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 26 July, 2014
In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin say we’ll need less of an adjustment than initially thought… But it’s too soon to say how much less.
Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.
One in four home repossessions since 2012 relates to sub-prime properties, new figures show
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.
# michael-noonan - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Fianna Fail’s Michael McGrath said the news raises “fundamental questions” about debtor co-operation.
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Developers who had lands transferred to the State’s bad bank could end up developing sites in the Docklands.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?
# michael-noonan - Friday 11 July, 2014
What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?
# michael-noonan - Monday 7 July, 2014
The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.
The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Carers provide services worth the equivalent of one third of the annual cost of the HSE, they say. Here’s what they want to happen in this October’s Budget…
# michael-noonan - Monday 23 June, 2014
Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015
Giving tax cuts in the upcoming budget would be popular, but it’s not the right thing to do.
Eleven out of 12 Freedom of Information requests to the Department of Finance about the liquidation of IBRC have been refused. The other was withdrawn.
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The first bailout review has urged caution on the strategy, which was announced in the run-in to elections last month.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
Michael Noonan’s been advised that the shock-and-awe tactic might have some other effects on smokers’ behaviour.
This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?
# michael-noonan - Monday 16 June, 2014
Micheál Martin said the claims are “unfounded” and the government needs to “stop digging”.
# michael-noonan - Friday 13 June, 2014
A new research paper claims that the only beneficiaries would be those who earn a lot already.
Audits carried out in the last year showed that the Revenue was underpaid to the tune of €9.3 million.
# michael-noonan - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Not from gambling themselves, we should add.
# michael-noonan - Friday 6 June, 2014
The Oireachtas Finance Committee is inviting written submission on Budget 2015.
# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 June, 2014
There are over 100 jobs up for grabs at the Central Bank.
# michael-noonan - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.
The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.
There was a “long discussion on medical cards at Cabinet yesterday”.
Michael Noonan seized the initiative in disclosing cancer fight, now he’ll just want to get on with it
The Minister for Finance hopes to continue in his role despite his health scare.
From Walkmans to selfies to tamagotchis, we have a lot to thank Asia for.
# michael-noonan - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The Minister for Finance said he received five weeks radiotherapy and then had a sarcoma removed.
Not really, it would seem.