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# howlin - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped
# No Longer Needed
# No Longer Needed

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped

Oct 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,526 Views 33 Comments

The section that is being deleted allowed public service employers to take steps that would impact on non-core pay and working hours.

# howlin - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016
# Thinking Ahead
# Thinking Ahead

Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016

Oct 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 10,771 Views 52 Comments

A small increase in child benefit was announced as part of the Budget yesterday.

# howlin - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

200 more gardaí on the way (and money for new cars too)
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

200 more gardaí on the way (and money for new cars too)

Oct 14th 2014, 5:34 PM 4,656 Views 17 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says it’s a “breakthrough” budget for her department. Recruitment is set to begin in the next few weeks.

Does this pretty much sum up the reaction to #Budget2015?
# Well - That Was...
# Well - That Was...

Does this pretty much sum up the reaction to #Budget2015?

Oct 14th 2014, 4:22 PM 6,375 Views 8 Comments

OR NOT…

All tie'd up: Howlin faces tough decisions on Budget wardrobe
# Wardrobe Changes
# Wardrobe Changes

All tie'd up: Howlin faces tough decisions on Budget wardrobe

Oct 14th 2014, 1:45 PM 4,961 Views 14 Comments

James Connolly even gave his sartorial advice.

# howlin - Friday 10 October, 2014

"Pretty obnoxious" ... That's what Peter McVerry thinks of the plan to cut the top tax rate
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

"Pretty obnoxious" ... That's what Peter McVerry thinks of the plan to cut the top tax rate

Oct 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,012 Views 90 Comments

Enda Kenny told business leaders last night that the Budget would be a “first step” towards lowering the rate of 52 per cent.

# howlin - Friday 15 August, 2014

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: O'Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners

Aug 15th 2014, 1:17 PM 12,847 Views 12 Comments

This was the week in business

# howlin - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 9th 2014, 8:46 PM 15,839 Views 32 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Gaza protests, pay cut reversals and Irish rugby women marching on.

# howlin - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today
# Seeya
# Seeya

'We're a normal country now': Brendan Howlin said goodbye to the IMF's man in Dublin today

Jun 18th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,583 Views 44 Comments

“I met him to say goodbye to him, he’s leaving next week,” Brendan Howlin said today.

# howlin - Thursday 6 March, 2014

"Social responsibility" reminder for Electric Ireland after street lights blackout
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

"Social responsibility" reminder for Electric Ireland after street lights blackout

Mar 6th 2014, 7:45 PM 12,855 Views 54 Comments

Two more Kildare estates have received letters saying their electricity could be switched off.

# howlin - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

“We have to do some serious thinking about long-term flood defences” — Howlin
# Storm Warning
# Storm Warning

“We have to do some serious thinking about long-term flood defences” — Howlin

Feb 4th 2014, 11:59 AM 5,444 Views 55 Comments

Ministers are discussing measures aimed at helping those affected by the weekend flooding at a Cabinet meeting this morning.

# howlin - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Howlin says he has 'no role' over paying bonuses at semi-state companies
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Howlin says he has 'no role' over paying bonuses at semi-state companies

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:46 AM 4,630 Views 67 Comments

The government has no role in relation to bonus payments to staff at semi-states below CEO level, Brendan Howlin told the Dáil this morning, saying government expects boards to act responsibly.

# howlin - Thursday 7 November, 2013

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

The reviews are over but we may not leave for "a number of years" --- IMF Mission Chief

Nov 7th 2013, 3:05 PM 8,248 Views 41 Comments

Ireland remains on track to exit the bailout following the final review, but the IMF says it has no immediate plans to withdraw its officials from Dublin.

# howlin - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:03 AM 9,789 Views 112 Comments

Meanwhile, the Tánaiste has said that the Budget cuts announced last week stand.

Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job
# Vote Of Confidence
# Vote Of Confidence

Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:28 AM 3,478 Views 36 Comments

The Health Minister has the support of the Cabinet, two senior members insisted this morning.

# howlin - Monday 14 October, 2013

'The Budget will not be easy': Howlin and Noonan's video preview of Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

'The Budget will not be easy': Howlin and Noonan's video preview of Budget 2014

Oct 14th 2013, 8:50 AM 9,332 Views 97 Comments

Don’t be scared now…

# howlin - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low

Oct 1st 2013, 9:06 AM 4,866 Views 62 Comments

“There’s no point in saying anything else,” the Public Expenditure and Reform Minister admitted this morning.

# howlin - Sunday 1 September, 2013

20,000 expected to apply for Garda positions
# Garda Recruitment
# Garda Recruitment

20,000 expected to apply for Garda positions

Sep 1st 2013, 7:50 AM 20,449 Views 104 Comments

The jobs could be advertised as soon as the end of this month, but it’s not yet known how many will be offered.

# howlin - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Howlin: We want to ensure a 'basic threshold of decency' in Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Howlin: We want to ensure a 'basic threshold of decency' in Budget 2014

Aug 21st 2013, 2:38 PM 5,815 Views 114 Comments

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has insisted today that the parameters of the budget adjustment in October have not yet been set.

# howlin - Monday 1 July, 2013

Video: Howlin angrily pushes camera away as he is confronted over bank inquiry
# Protest
# Protest

Video: Howlin angrily pushes camera away as he is confronted over bank inquiry

Jul 1st 2013, 7:45 PM 15,850 Views 158 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform was confronted by protesters outside the Department of Finance earlier today.

# howlin - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Howlin wants to extend Croke Park to 2016 and make extra €1bn savings
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Howlin wants to extend Croke Park to 2016 and make extra €1bn savings

Nov 21st 2012, 10:03 AM 5,292 Views 61 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform plans to meet with public sector unions next week.

# howlin - Thursday 25 October, 2012

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout
# Bailout
# Bailout

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout

Oct 25th 2012, 12:01 PM 5,833 Views 27 Comments

Are the Troika still happy with Ireland’s progress? Let’s find out…

# howlin - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin
# State Assets
# State Assets

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin

May 17th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,476 Views 42 Comments

The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister said that negotiations with the Troika had yielded such an agreement with the other half of the money being leveraged for further stimulus measures.

# howlin - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Minister for Public Expenditure spent €47 on toilet sign in €47,000 office makeover
# Howlin
# Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure spent €47 on toilet sign in €47,000 office makeover

Jul 24th 2011, 12:05 PM 3,856 Views 65 Comments

A report in today’s Sunday Times shows a breakdown of the cost of refurbishing Brendan Howlin’s offices.