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#Paschal Donohoe

# paschal-donohoe - Today’s News

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale

Last month, PTSB sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to an affiliate of the so-called vulture fund Lone Star for around €1.3 billion.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures

The Clare TD said the government has reneged on their promises to roll out a community banking system.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed

The bank has confirmed that performing loans and customers who have engaged will also be sold off.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Shane Ross defends proposal to give grandparents cash for helping out with childcare

The proposal attracted criticism Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme will be in the region of €1,000 per year.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

# paschal-donohoe - Sunday 29 July, 2018

No evidence of older cars being forced off road because owners can't get cover, Insurance Ireland says

Minister Michael D’Arcy is to write to Insurance Ireland over concerns older vehicles can’t get insurance cover.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 9 July, 2018

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue believes that the Bill reflects the fact that people are living longer and feel they have more to contribute in later life.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

After a decade of promises, work finally begins on O'Devaney Gardens regeneration

The first phase of the development will deliver 56 homes.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 15 June, 2018

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal

Paschal Donohoe said “absolutely gigantic” amounts of money were involved in the case.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Minister promises proper oversight of €4bn Ireland 2040 funds so money goes to the best bids

The Taoiseach launched new funds today to tackle rural development, urban regeneration, climate action and innovation.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone

The new tax kicked in on 1 May.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year

A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 16 April, 2018

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the property tax regime should be ‘affordable’ for homeowners.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 13 April, 2018

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 26 March, 2018

Public servants in shared system overpaid an estimated €3.7 million last year

The National Shared Services Office provides payroll services to 124,600 public servants.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Protesters deliver a coffin to the door of PTSB, as government agrees to regulate vulture funds

The Central Bank is to review their code of conduct for how financial institutions deal with those in mortgage arrears.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Harris on PTSB home loan sale: 'It's time to see a bit of humility from our banks'

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the bank has been asked to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 19 February, 2018

He was the frontrunner, but now Ireland has withdrawn Philip Lane as a candidate for top ECB job

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he didn’t want the candidacy of Lane to be a “source of disagreement”.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 8 February, 2018

We now know exactly when the sugar tax is coming in

The tax will be commenced on 6 April.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 5 February, 2018

Here are just some of the project promises the government plan to deliver in the next 10 years

Ministers met today for a special Cabinet meeting to discuss some of the large-scale projects they want to roll-out in the years to come.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 26 January, 2018

'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe had to fend off some fierce criticism of how Ireland taxes multinationals like Apple and Google.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020

He also spoke about the €13 billion Apple Tax bill and defended Ireland’s 12.5% corporation tax rate in an interview on Morning Ireland.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Minister willing to bring in new laws to punish reckless behaviour of senior bankers

Paschal Donohoe was speaking to the Finance Committee today about the tracker mortgage scandal.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# paschal-donohoe - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

# paschal-donohoe - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal

The initiative has been welcomed by Minister Paschal Donohoe today.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 22 December, 2017

Fancy giving impressions a go? Oliver Callan explains how to get started

Get started by practicing Paschal Donohoe’s múinteoir-like tones.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion

The figure was calculated under the assumption that future pension increases will continue to be in line with pay rates

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Public servants approaching retirement who want to work past 65 will be re-hired and placed on a lower pay scale

Interim measures apply to those approaching retirement who wish to work on before the necessary legislation has been enacted.

# paschal-donohoe - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Former Setanta policyholders worried they're 'personally on the hook' for outstanding claims

In May, the Supreme Court ruled that the Irish State must be held liable for the claims.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 30 November, 2017

BOI hiking up some tracker mortgage rates by 1% 'should not have occurred'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said he would be raising the issue with the Central Bank.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Ireland gets approval for early repayment of €5.5 billion in bailout loans

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has this will save Ireland €150 million over the remaining life of the loans.

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