Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 3°C Sunday 28 February 2021

#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

As it happened: Budget 2017 tried to give a little bit to everyone (but not everyone is happy)
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Budget 2017 tried to give a little bit to everyone (but not everyone is happy)

Oct 11th 2016, 1:25 PM 85,353 Views 58 Comments

Here’s everything to know about Budget 2017.

# michael-noonan - Monday 10 October, 2016

Find out how Budget 2017 will affect you with TheJournal.ie’s calculator
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Find out how Budget 2017 will affect you with TheJournal.ie’s calculator

Oct 10th 2016, 4:17 PM 78,726 Views 32 Comments

How much more (or less) will you be taking home?

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

Oct 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 22,290 Views 76 Comments

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?

Oct 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 40,738 Views 58 Comments

Budget 2017 will be announced on Tuesday.

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,863 Views 70 Comments

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"You're a wily old fox at talking down the clock" - Noonan answers questions over Nama Project Eagle sale
# Pac Man
# Pac Man

"You're a wily old fox at talking down the clock" - Noonan answers questions over Nama Project Eagle sale

Oct 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 24,582 Views 69 Comments

Noonan’s appearance before PAC is rare for a sitting minister, though not unheard of.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'

Oct 5th 2016, 10:05 AM 9,807 Views 24 Comments

Stephen Donnelly has submitted a detailed proposal on how he thinks Ireland can shut down vulture fund tax avoidance.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief?

Oct 4th 2016, 10:15 AM 22,919 Views 54 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is said to be planning a break for children, but not other relatives.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Nama says it acted in the "interest of the Irish taxpayers" at all times during Project Eagle sale
# Hearing
# Hearing

Nama says it acted in the "interest of the Irish taxpayers" at all times during Project Eagle sale

Sep 29th 2016, 3:22 PM 14,309 Views 67 Comments

Nama chairman Frank Daly is appearing before the PAC this afternoon.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale
# NAMA
# NAMA

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale

Sep 21st 2016, 10:07 PM 6,716 Views 22 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan agreed last night to appear before the committee.

FactCheck: Has no government minister ever gone before the Public Accounts Committee?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has no government minister ever gone before the Public Accounts Committee?

Sep 21st 2016, 8:38 PM 13,212 Views 39 Comments

Will Michael Noonan be the first sitting minister to go to the PAC? Or is Leo Varadkar wrong?

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Michael Noonan WILL appear before the Public Accounts Committee to answer questions over Nama
# Noonan And The PAC
# Noonan And The PAC

Michael Noonan WILL appear before the Public Accounts Committee to answer questions over Nama

Sep 20th 2016, 7:45 PM 18,905 Views 93 Comments

Noonan made the announcement this evening.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Board member says if Nama was more transparent it wouldn't make as much money
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

Board member says if Nama was more transparent it wouldn't make as much money

Sep 18th 2016, 1:07 PM 11,781 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald wants Michael Noonan to appear before the Public Accounts Committee.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 15 September, 2016

There will be a Commission of Investigation into Nama over Project Eagle
# Noonan And The PAC
# Noonan And The PAC

There will be a Commission of Investigation into Nama over Project Eagle

Sep 15th 2016, 7:50 PM 10,893 Views 59 Comments

Fianna Fáil want an inquiry to look into the Government’s strategy for Nama to “accelerate the sales process”.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC
# Budget 17
# Budget 17

No surprises on the way in this year's Budget - but there will be a reduction in USC

Sep 13th 2016, 6:12 AM 20,276 Views 48 Comments

Michael Noonan said the detail of the USC reduction is yet to be decided.

# michael-noonan - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle
# Hundreds Of Millions
# Hundreds Of Millions

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle

Sep 12th 2016, 8:38 PM 14,276 Views 76 Comments

There are growing calls for a public inquiry in the controversial 2014 sale, to US investment company Cerberus Capital Management.

Think tank warns Government against prioritising higher earners in the Budget
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Think tank warns Government against prioritising higher earners in the Budget

Sep 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 17,096 Views 106 Comments

Single earners above €70,044 would gain €3,145 per annum, more than 4.5 times the gains for a worker on €25,000.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 11 September, 2016

The Government will publish its report into Nama's controversial multi-billion Project Eagle sale this week
# Fixers' Fees
# Fixers' Fees

The Government will publish its report into Nama's controversial multi-billion Project Eagle sale this week

Sep 11th 2016, 2:03 PM 22,467 Views 129 Comments

Public Accounts Committee vice-chairman Alan Kelly said he has been approached privately by a Nama executive prior to Nama’s appearance before the PAC.

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues
# Put Me Out
# Put Me Out

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues

Sep 11th 2016, 1:57 PM 23,017 Views 98 Comments

An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 10:15 PM 36,521 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

Other countries can take a slice of Apple's €13bn Irish tax bill and it's confusing the government
# Policy
# Policy

Other countries can take a slice of Apple's €13bn Irish tax bill and it's confusing the government

Sep 7th 2016, 12:15 PM 17,339 Views 61 Comments

The European Commission found that the tech giant received illegal state aid from Ireland.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 4 September, 2016

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 37,025 Views 56 Comments

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion
# Appletax
# Appletax

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion

Sep 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 24,727 Views 75 Comments

UCD Professor Moore McDowell says we have nothing to lose in appealing, while TCD Professor Brian Lucey says Ireland should let Apple fight its own battles.

# michael-noonan - Friday 2 September, 2016

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:02 PM 40,052 Views 240 Comments

The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

EC: Ireland could spend Apple tax money on anything it wants
# Apple Pay
# Apple Pay

EC: Ireland could spend Apple tax money on anything it wants

Aug 31st 2016, 4:12 PM 25,051 Views 134 Comments

The European Commision says Ireland would indeed have options.

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?
# Taxes
# Taxes

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

Aug 31st 2016, 9:37 AM 36,049 Views 136 Comments

The tech giant could be forced to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes when interest is taken into account as a result of the decision.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Other EU countries could claim a portion of Ireland's €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Other EU countries could claim a portion of Ireland's €13 billion in back taxes from Apple

Aug 30th 2016, 12:32 PM 13,888 Views 71 Comments

Vestager said other EU countries can try to prove some of Apple’s profits funnelled through Ireland were based on sales in their territories.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009
# Economy
# Economy

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:12 PM 17,467 Views 84 Comments

There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.

# michael-noonan - Friday 22 July, 2016

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses
# Setanta
# Setanta

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses

Jul 22nd 2016, 3:23 PM 16,952 Views 28 Comments

The liquidation of Setanta Insurance in 2014 left over 1,700 people out of pocket.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
# Leprechaun Economics
# Leprechaun Economics

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

Jul 20th 2016, 2:35 PM 16,698 Views 83 Comments

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

These two Michaels are off to hobnob with Henry Kissinger at Bilderberg
# Rule The World
# Rule The World

These two Michaels are off to hobnob with Henry Kissinger at Bilderberg

Jun 8th 2016, 12:16 PM 16,548 Views 116 Comments

The secretive annual gathering of political and business leaders takes place in Dresden from tomorrow.

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right
# Save It For A...
# Save It For A...

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

Jun 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,346 Views 63 Comments

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

# michael-noonan - Friday 20 May, 2016

Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem
# Highly Rated
# Highly Rated

Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem

May 20th 2016, 11:50 AM 25,934 Views 40 Comments

These are the key points you need to know about the latest attempts to force the banks into action.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday

Mar 8th 2016, 2:53 PM 13,173 Views 62 Comments

It’s the first time a senior Fine Gael minister has openly discussed negotiations with Fianna Fáil.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering
# The Post Mortem
# The Post Mortem

Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:00 PM 37,104 Views 111 Comments

Meanwhile, Simon Coveney apologised to his Fine Gael colleagues at Leinster House today.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again?
# BBC Spotlight
# BBC Spotlight

Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again?

Mar 1st 2016, 5:06 PM 16,487 Views 0 Comments

The BBC Spotlight programme broadcast last night used secret recordings of businessman Frank Cushnahan.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Department of Health says Michael Noonan never sought to influence Grace decision
# Foster Home Abuse
# Foster Home Abuse

Department of Health says Michael Noonan never sought to influence Grace decision

Feb 24th 2016, 4:56 PM 12,254 Views 62 Comments

TheJournal.ie asked other former health ministers when they were made aware of the case.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Gerry Adams Maths School': Michael Noonan lashes Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

'Gerry Adams Maths School': Michael Noonan lashes Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin

Feb 18th 2016, 5:30 PM 21,936 Views 134 Comments

The Finance Minister took aim at the opposition parties as Fine Gael struggles in the polls.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'Prove it, prove it!': Noonan blames media and insists he didn't get his maths wrong
# Angry Noonan
# Angry Noonan

'Prove it, prove it!': Noonan blames media and insists he didn't get his maths wrong

Feb 7th 2016, 2:27 PM 23,191 Views 110 Comments

The Finance Minister has been defending his party’s economic plans today.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Does Fine Gael's shiny new economic plan actually stack up?
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Does Fine Gael's shiny new economic plan actually stack up?

Feb 4th 2016, 3:40 PM 17,170 Views 151 Comments

Warning: There is a lot of fiscal space in this article.