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#Deficit

# deficit - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks

Apr 6th 2021, 6:38 PM 28,127 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s budget deficit increased by nearly €4.2 billion in the first quarter of 2021.

# deficit - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

RTÉ lost €20m last year covering 'onerous' events like the Olympics and 1916 commemorations
# No Cash In The Static
# No Cash In The Static

RTÉ lost €20m last year covering 'onerous' events like the Olympics and 1916 commemorations

Jul 18th 2017, 4:40 PM 19,035 Views 89 Comments

The public broadcaster said it was a ‘challenging’ financial period.

# deficit - Saturday 4 March, 2017

The Vatican has cut its deficit by over €13 million
# Collection Plate
# Collection Plate

The Vatican has cut its deficit by over €13 million

Mar 4th 2017, 4:47 PM 14,533 Views 85 Comments

The financial disclosure for 2016 is expected in July.

# deficit - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?

Jan 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 32,510 Views 149 Comments

The suggestion has been made by Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly as a means of preserving rural bus services.

# deficit - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Real Madrid will need to come from behind in next week's second-leg meeting with Juventus
# Deficit
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# Deficit

Real Madrid will need to come from behind in next week's second-leg meeting with Juventus

May 5th 2015, 9:40 PM 9,333 Views 42 Comments

The holders were beaten tonight in Turin.

# deficit - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion

Nov 4th 2014, 5:46 PM 8,688 Views 23 Comments

Ticking along nicely.

# deficit - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget
# Tax Take
# Tax Take

Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget

Aug 5th 2014, 5:57 PM 13,975 Views 64 Comments

No wonder he looks so happy.

# deficit - Friday 1 August, 2014

The Briefcase: good numbers, burnt bondholders, and the ghosts of Irish banking
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: good numbers, burnt bondholders, and the ghosts of Irish banking

Aug 1st 2014, 12:09 PM 4,862 Views 1 Comment

This was the week in business.

# deficit - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP
# It Gets Better
# It Gets Better

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP

Jul 29th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,802 Views 37 Comments

That’s down from 7.9% this time last year.

# deficit - Friday 11 July, 2014

Economy set to grow 3.3% this year (and we won't be getting that harsh budget after all)
# Back In The Black
# Back In The Black

Economy set to grow 3.3% this year (and we won't be getting that harsh budget after all)

Jul 11th 2014, 9:54 AM 9,894 Views 74 Comments

Merrion Stockbrokers is bullish on the economy, and says that an adjustment of only €1 billion is needed in Budget 2015.

# deficit - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Here's why the OECD thinks we need to cut €2 billion in the budget
# Steady As She Grows
# Steady As She Grows

Here's why the OECD thinks we need to cut €2 billion in the budget

May 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 8,464 Views 26 Comments

The head of the Irish desk says our credibility is on the line.

# deficit - Monday 5 May, 2014

What Constitutional ban has the Opposition 'neutered to the point of comedy'?
# Not As Fun As It Sounds
# Not As Fun As It Sounds

What Constitutional ban has the Opposition 'neutered to the point of comedy'?

May 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,695 Views 18 Comments

Deputies Pearse Doherty and Stephen Donnelly have argued that a section of the Irish Constitution needs to be changed.

# deficit - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA
# Bond Treasury Bond
# Bond Treasury Bond

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA

Apr 15th 2014, 7:03 PM 9,242 Views 11 Comments

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

# deficit - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

HSE projects year-end deficit of €105m
# Health
# Health

HSE projects year-end deficit of €105m

Oct 23rd 2013, 5:40 PM 4,938 Views 13 Comments

The HSE made the projection in its August 2013 report, published today.

Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit
# DEFICIT FIGURES
# DEFICIT FIGURES

Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:55 PM 5,751 Views 25 Comments

The General Government Deficit for the second quarter was 6 per cent of GDP.

# deficit - Monday 21 October, 2013

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions
# DEFICIT FIGURES
# DEFICIT FIGURES

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions

Oct 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,979 Views 25 Comments

Initial estimates for April were revised, after it became clear that revenue from mobile phone licences should be filed under this year’s figures.

# deficit - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly
# HEALTH BILL
# HEALTH BILL

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly

Oct 13th 2013, 2:56 PM 5,240 Views 32 Comments

The Minister for Health James Reilly said the health budget does not have a deficit of €500 million as reported widely today.

# deficit - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year
# Tax
# Tax

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year

Oct 12th 2013, 2:26 PM 5,753 Views 52 Comments

This is according to figures that give an overview of our finances before any of the budget changes are announced on Tuesday.

Budget 2014: What could be this year's Wine Tax Factor?
# Crisps With Notions
# Crisps With Notions

Budget 2014: What could be this year's Wine Tax Factor?

Oct 12th 2013, 11:30 AM 12,373 Views 51 Comments

Yes, the distracting levies that put the WTF in the Budget announcement.

# deficit - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Burton: 'Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment'
# Savings
# Savings

Burton: 'Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment'

Oct 10th 2013, 9:52 AM 5,402 Views 92 Comments

A reduction in the Live Register has produced €150 million in welfare savings.

# deficit - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Noonan wants Budget to give “markets confidence”
# Economy
# Economy

Noonan wants Budget to give “markets confidence”

Oct 3rd 2013, 5:59 PM 4,191 Views 62 Comments

With the country required to cut the national deficit to 5.1 per cent of GDP, Michael Noonan says that it is “important to be beat that target”.

# deficit - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Tánaiste: Budget cut of €3.1 billion not necessary to meet deficit targets
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Tánaiste: Budget cut of €3.1 billion not necessary to meet deficit targets

Sep 24th 2013, 9:50 AM 4,547 Views 69 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has set out his stall ahead of Budget negotiations.

# deficit - Thursday 12 September, 2013

OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets
# Recovery
# Recovery

OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets

Sep 12th 2013, 12:03 PM 3,985 Views 23 Comments

In a report today, the body said that out debt-to-GDP ratio is set to peak this year and decline thereafter.

# deficit - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target
# Austerity
# Austerity

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target

Jul 27th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,420 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.

# deficit - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Government deficit grows by €360m in a year
# Deficit
# Deficit

Government deficit grows by €360m in a year

Jul 18th 2013, 5:42 PM 4,885 Views 35 Comments

The increase in the government’s deficit comes despite an increase in revenue.

# deficit - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Money, Money, Must Be Funny In A Eurocrat's World
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Money, Money, Must Be Funny In A Eurocrat's World

May 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 42 Views 24 Comments

Bailed-out Ireland is to contribute an additional €90 million to the European Union to help plug a shortfall in its 2013 budget. Ludicrous? Yes – but it’s hardly a blip on the radar of incongruity that is the EU’s funny money parade, writes Aaron McKenna.

# deficit - Monday 22 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added dogs comforting people
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added dogs comforting people

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:55 PM 6,884 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

# deficit - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

Mar 4th 2013, 5:09 PM 4,127 Views 16 Comments

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# deficit - Saturday 2 March, 2013

$85 billion in budget cuts come into force in US
# United States
# United States

$85 billion in budget cuts come into force in US

Mar 2nd 2013, 3:51 PM 4,672 Views 17 Comments

Meetings between President Obama and top congressional leaders broke down yesterday as they failed to reach a deal on how to reduce the deficit.

# deficit - Monday 25 February, 2013

Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings
# Promissory Note
# Promissory Note

Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings

Feb 25th 2013, 11:12 AM 3,922 Views 46 Comments

The European Commissioner says the €1 billion savings should be used to eliminate Ireland’s deficit as soon as possible.

# deficit - Friday 28 December, 2012

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Dec 28th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,118 Views 7 Comments

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

# deficit - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?

Dec 27th 2012, 3:16 PM 8,690 Views 15 Comments

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

# deficit - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Column: Real reform is being overlooked in the deficit scramble
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Real reform is being overlooked in the deficit scramble

Dec 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 15 Views 11 Comments

There was broad consensus that our political system needed major change, writes David McCann – but that now seems largely forgotten.

# deficit - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Survey: Almost half of primary schools in deficit
# Schools
# Schools

Survey: Almost half of primary schools in deficit

Nov 27th 2012, 6:35 PM 4,454 Views 17 Comments

According to the survey, 22 per cent of schools are breaking even, while 93 per cent receive a minor works grants for repairs.

# deficit - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Column: 4 myths about austerity… busted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 4 myths about austerity… busted

Nov 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 28 Views 75 Comments

Ahead of an anti-austerity march, Michael O’Reilly argues that Budget decisions are being driven by false premises.

# deficit - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million
# HSE
# HSE

HSE deficit now at almost €400 million

Nov 13th 2012, 6:17 PM 4,390 Views 31 Comments

The HSE said this is the first month in which there has been a reduction in the deficit reported. The INMO said the figures “fail to portray the real crisis facing the Irish public health service”.

# deficit - Thursday 25 October, 2012

TD raises questions over money ring-fenced for mental health
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

TD raises questions over money ring-fenced for mental health

Oct 25th 2012, 12:38 PM 3,912 Views 22 Comments

Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Tánaiste today whether this money was being used to plug gaps in the HSE deficit.

# deficit - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement

Oct 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 94 Views 136 Comments

The Croke Park Agreement is too slow, driven by insiders and makes cuts in the wrong places, writes management expert Eddie Molloy.

# deficit - Friday 19 October, 2012

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August
# Deficit
# Deficit

HSE reports €404m financial deficit to end of August

Oct 19th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,173 Views 22 Comments

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had the largest overspend in the hospital sector running at nearly €20 million at the end of August.

# deficit - Friday 12 October, 2012

Strike likely as talks over Aer Lingus and DAA pensions break down
# Strike
# Strike

Strike likely as talks over Aer Lingus and DAA pensions break down

Oct 12th 2012, 6:49 PM 5,460 Views 45 Comments

Efforts to resolve the €748 million deficit in the pensions scheme ended “in disarray” last night, SIPTU says.

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