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#Michael Noonan

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# michael-noonan - Friday 6 November, 2015

From Business ETC AIB is going to start paying billions back to the Irish State Pony Up

AIB is going to start paying billions back to the Irish State

Michael Noonan said this lays the ground work for recovering the full value of the taxpayer’s €20.8 billion investment in the bank.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Galway city is so short on cash that it’s not possible to be buried on a Sunday

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has been banging the funding drum this morning.

# michael-noonan - Friday 23 October, 2015

Micheal Noonan doesn’t know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs

The Finance Minister confirmed there were discussions about security at the height of the financial crisis.

# michael-noonan - Monday 19 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

An arrest on an Aer Lingus flight, talks on the rail strike and a €60,000 payment to the parents of a Roma child… all in the news fix.

No rift: Noonan and Kelly say they get on grand

The two ministers insist there is no rift between them over proposals for rent certainty.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Budget 2016 – here are all the main points

Anything that affects you, you’ll find it here.

BUDGET 2016: Here’s how it all went down

Cuts to the much-hated USC, extra government spending and a couple of surprises – we keep you across it all.

Here’s how families will be affected by the Budget

Child Benefit is up by a fiver and the Respite Care Grant has been restored.

IN FULL: Michael Noonan’s Budget speech

“No more booms and bust.”

# michael-noonan - Monday 12 October, 2015

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow’s Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow’s Budget?

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A ‘startling’ €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can’t be touched – because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here’s how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you

The Budget is less than a fortnight away but how would a planned tax cut affect you?

# michael-noonan - Friday 2 October, 2015

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

# michael-noonan - Friday 18 September, 2015

Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance

The Fine Gael TD says he’d like to continue in his current post if the government is re-elected

# michael-noonan - Monday 14 September, 2015

Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?

With a month to go, the Budget leaks have begun in earnest.

# michael-noonan - Friday 11 September, 2015

The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month

The Finance Minister signalled that universal social charge will be prioritised in the Budget.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 10 September, 2015

‘Ultimatums are not the way to do business’: Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

From Business ETC There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now Hello Sunshine

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now

Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Nama says Mick Wallace doesn’t understand its job, work or market

The Wexford TD has said that the deal may not be securing the best deal for Irish taxpayers.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

# michael-noonan - Monday 13 July, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview

While not mentioning us by name, the former Greek finance minister hits out at the stance of other indebted countries in the bailout talks.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse ‘disgusting’ pension boosts

Several former cabinet ministers are in line for pension increases under the new public sector pay deal.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there’s to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

# michael-noonan - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece’s No vote mean for Ireland?

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# michael-noonan - Friday 3 July, 2015

Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates

Good news for some mortgage holders – depending on which bank they’re with.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House* Payback This post contains videos

# michael-noonan - Saturday 27 June, 2015

“I wouldn’t like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do”

Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has expressed disappointment at a lack of resolution in the Greek situation.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 25 June, 2015

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates

Lenders have been accused of “changing the goal posts against the consumer” on variable mortgages.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Greece doesn’t want a piece of the troika’s latest offer

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

‘The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

A whopping €90m-worth of drugs was destroyed in Ireland last year

The figure represents a five-fold increase on 2013.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From Business ETC Greek minister: Irish people’s feelings of mild superiority are unhelpful Back Us Up

Greek minister: Irish people’s feelings of mild superiority are unhelpful

Yanis Varoufakis asked Irish people to try to understand the “Greek drama” and to look more closely at the workings of European institutions.

# michael-noonan - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 11 June, 2015

What is the secretive Bilderberg Conference – and why has Michael O’Leary been invited?

Gathering of the lizard people, secretive world government meeting, an ‘informal networking opportunity’ – or a mixture of all three?

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

After several rows, Sinn Féin votes against IBRC inquiry – but it’s still happening

Michael Noonan said he’s “confident” he has addressed the opposition’s concerns.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Talk of an INM move for TV3 dismissed as “highly unlikely” by the company

The cabinet is to debate media merger guidelines today.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Alan Dukes was ‘furious’ with Michael Noonan for mentioning ‘criminality’

Alan Dukes said the Siteserv sale was put before the Central Bank and no issues were found.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From Business ETC The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture Money Worries

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture

Its fiscal advisory council has warned something will have to give.

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