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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Yesterday’s News


# 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.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

IBRC inquiry: Department of Finance reveals details of filing error

Catherine Murphy found out via Twitter, but she’s very happy nonetheless.

# michael-noonan - Friday 29 May, 2015

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages

The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.

From Business ETC AIB’s new boss has a long year ahead of him Banking At Bernie's

AIB’s new boss has a long year ahead of him

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

# michael-noonan - Friday 22 May, 2015

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else…

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don’t drop mortgage rates?

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

# michael-noonan - Monday 18 May, 2015

Revenue giving names and addresses to Irish Water

Exchanges took place last August and in January and February.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘I’m horrified Irish taxpayers are being asked to write a blank cheque’

“Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god.”

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Big plan to help mortgage holders ‘won’t have the banks quaking in their boots’

The government has announced a raft of new measures to help people struggling to pay their mortgages.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin: There are “really weird people” who attack others online

The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about allergic non-workers, Ireland’s most-hated company and a Greek tragedy.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties “thrive in chaos”

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

If the banks continue to ‘gouge’ mortgage-holders, maybe it’s time to gouge them back…

AIB aside, Ireland’s main banks have refused to drop their rates despite record numbers of mortgages being in trouble.

From Business ETC Michael Noonan is copping a lot of flak for saying some people are ‘allergic to work’ Jobphobia This post contains videos

Today’s top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe

A Fianna Fáil motion calling for an independent commission to be established has been defeated by the government.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From Business ETC 5 charts that show why the “lost decade” is a long way from over Analysis

5 charts that show why the “lost decade” is a long way from over

There’s a good reason why a lot of people still aren’t feeling it.

# michael-noonan - Friday 1 May, 2015

From Business ETC This banker has quietly sacrificed €500,000 to the taxpayer The Guvnor

This banker has quietly sacrificed €500,000 to the taxpayer

Most public servants took a pay cut in the recession – but the Central Bank’s governor went further still.