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#Fiscal Advisory Council

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Cuts of €6-€14 billion until 2025 needed to recover from Covid-19 pandemic, Fiscal Council warns

There will be ‘almost historic highs’ of debt ratios in Ireland as a result of Covid-19, the Fiscal Council’s report states.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Friday 7 September, 2018

'Inevitable' Irish economy will suffer 'adverse shocks' as fiscal watchdog sounds Budget warning

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that external shocks to the economy must be protected against.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland

Michael Noonan has denied that the government had returned to the days of “when I have it, I spend it”.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 4 June, 2015

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture

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

# fiscal-advisory-council - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

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.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Saturday 14 December, 2013

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014

The NTMA say that they will not “run out the door” to make a long-term bond sale.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 5 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Government budget advisors: No room for tax cuts until after 2016

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Fiscal Advisory Council clarifies Spring's Prime Time Budget comments

It said that its preferred policy is to continue with the planned adjustment of €3.1 billion.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Charts: Here's how the government's liabilities have increased to €208bn in five years

The government’s liabilities last year were a whopping €208 billion.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

No mini-Budget planned this summer - Brian Hayes

Hayes said a proposed €400million in cuts “would harm the economy” as it struggles to regain growth.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Government should not include fiscal rules in constitution - advisory council

The Fiscal Advisory Council has said that the proposed fiscal compact should not be enshrined in the constitution.

# fiscal-advisory-council - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

€4 billion ‘should be cut in Budget 2012′

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the government needs to cut €4 billion from its spending if the state is expected to meet its 2015 deficit target.