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#public finances

# public-finances - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money

It turns out Labour and Sinn Féin don’t have much…

# public-finances - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015

The Fiscal Advisory Council says that the government could have moved the country to a “zone of safety” in the last budget.

# public-finances - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Who pays for Michelle Obama's wardrobe?

The US taxpayer doesn’t foot the bill, but that doesn’t mean Obama pays full price.

# public-finances - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD

Suicidology organisation’s president and TD does concede that high rate of suicide among unemployed linked to those with psychiatric illness being less likely to have a job.

# public-finances - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Column: We had to make difficult cuts in the Budget - but these are extraordinary times

Social welfare spending has to be cut in order to balance the budget – but we can still protect the most vulnerable, says Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection.

# public-finances - Sunday 4 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Enda preps for his address to the nation; some thoughts and opinions on a crucial week ahead for the country; and just what is the ‘Panda Express?’

# public-finances - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error

John McGuinness wants a “comprehensive explanation” for accounting error in which €3.6bn of state funds was counted twice.

# public-finances - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief

Finance Minister lays out the challenging state of the economy at Oireachtas Finance Committee – but says public finances “remain on track”.