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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Monday 1 February, 2016

What is the 'fiscal space' and why does it matter?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is the 'fiscal space' and why does it matter?

Feb 1st 2016, 12:07 PM 20,913 Views 30 Comments

It’s a phrase you’ll be hearing a lot from the political parties in the coming months.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

Jan 14th 2016, 3:23 PM 28,322 Views 126 Comments

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# michael-noonan - Monday 11 January, 2016

Joan Burton says questions about bank debt deal are now redundant
# Off The Table
# Off The Table

Joan Burton says questions about bank debt deal are now redundant

Jan 11th 2016, 4:37 PM 20,629 Views 193 Comments

That historic 29 June 2012 ‘game changer’ is now a distant memory, it would seem.

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,488 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year
# Damage
# Damage

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Jan 6th 2016, 1:20 PM 21,134 Views 83 Comments

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service
# Caught On Mic
# Caught On Mic

Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service

Jan 5th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,420 Views 124 Comments

The two finance ministers were in top form today.

Michael Noonan confirms he had pneumonia over Christmas
# New Year New Noonan
# New Year New Noonan

Michael Noonan confirms he had pneumonia over Christmas

Jan 5th 2016, 3:09 PM 15,184 Views 61 Comments

The Finance Minister has revealed more details about his Christmas health scare.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Getting paid today? Michael Noonan has sorted it so you won't pay extra USC
# Cheers For That
# Cheers For That

Getting paid today? Michael Noonan has sorted it so you won't pay extra USC

Dec 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 30,692 Views 34 Comments

Happy New Year!

# michael-noonan - Monday 28 December, 2015

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest
# Surgery
# Surgery

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest

Dec 28th 2015, 10:40 PM 37,875 Views 164 Comments

The Finance Minister says he is “well on the mend”.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I don't like the fella': Michael Noonan definitely won't go on Vincent Browne
# Mickey V Vinny
# Mickey V Vinny

'I don't like the fella': Michael Noonan definitely won't go on Vincent Browne

Dec 22nd 2015, 7:02 PM 21,435 Views 155 Comments

The Finance Minister has had his say on the TV3 presenter.

# michael-noonan - Friday 6 November, 2015

AIB is going to start paying billions back to the Irish State
# Pony Up
# Pony Up

AIB is going to start paying billions back to the Irish State

Nov 6th 2015, 8:11 AM 25,073 Views 157 Comments

Michael Noonan said this lays the ground work for recovering the full value of the taxpayer’s €20.8 billion investment in the bank.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Galway city is so short on cash that it's not possible to be buried on a Sunday
# Funeral Embargo
# Funeral Embargo

Galway city is so short on cash that it's not possible to be buried on a Sunday

Nov 5th 2015, 10:28 AM 13,954 Views 44 Comments

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has been banging the funding drum this morning.

# michael-noonan - Friday 23 October, 2015

Micheal Noonan doesn't know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs
# Warning
# Warning

Micheal Noonan doesn't know if Enda was told army might need to guard ATMs

Oct 23rd 2015, 12:23 PM 12,792 Views 88 Comments

The Finance Minister confirmed there were discussions about security at the height of the financial crisis.

# michael-noonan - Monday 19 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Oct 19th 2015, 11:00 PM 12,229 Views 1 Comment

An arrest on an Aer Lingus flight, talks on the rail strike and a €60,000 payment to the parents of a Roma child… all in the news fix.

No rift: Noonan and Kelly say they get on grand
# Cabinet Friends
# Cabinet Friends

No rift: Noonan and Kelly say they get on grand

Oct 19th 2015, 5:49 PM 7,378 Views 43 Comments

The two ministers insist there is no rift between them over proposals for rent certainty.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Budget 2016 - here are all the main points
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

Budget 2016 - here are all the main points

Oct 13th 2015, 10:58 PM 129,271 Views 125 Comments

Anything that affects you, you’ll find it here.

BUDGET 2016: Here's how it all went down
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

BUDGET 2016: Here's how it all went down

Oct 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 123,436 Views 126 Comments

Cuts to the much-hated USC, extra government spending and a couple of surprises – we keep you across it all.

Here's how families will be affected by the Budget
# The Heartland
# The Heartland

Here's how families will be affected by the Budget

Oct 13th 2015, 3:48 PM 18,123 Views 39 Comments

Child Benefit is up by a fiver and the Respite Care Grant has been restored.

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 3:28 PM 8,093 Views 15 Comments

“No more booms and bust.”

# michael-noonan - Monday 12 October, 2015

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?

Oct 12th 2015, 9:33 AM 22,329 Views 128 Comments

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man
# The Remnants
# The Remnants

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,492 Views 62 Comments

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:45 AM 47,784 Views 159 Comments

The Budget is less than a fortnight away but how would a planned tax cut affect you?

# michael-noonan - Friday 2 October, 2015

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
# On The Up
# On The Up

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Oct 2nd 2015, 1:34 PM 35,777 Views 242 Comments

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

# michael-noonan - Friday 18 September, 2015

Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance
# Forever And Ever
# Forever And Ever

Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance

Sep 18th 2015, 10:55 AM 9,251 Views 105 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says he’d like to continue in his current post if the government is re-elected

# michael-noonan - Monday 14 September, 2015

Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?
# The Leaks So Far
# The Leaks So Far

Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 46,710 Views 101 Comments

With a month to go, the Budget leaks have begun in earnest.

# michael-noonan - Friday 11 September, 2015

The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month
# Happy Noonan
# Happy Noonan

The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month

Sep 11th 2015, 9:00 PM 32,394 Views 150 Comments

The Finance Minister signalled that universal social charge will be prioritised in the Budget.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters
# Dread Letter Days
# Dread Letter Days

'Ultimatums are not the way to do business': Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Sep 10th 2015, 11:08 PM 11,035 Views 42 Comments

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now
# Hello Sunshine
# Hello Sunshine

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now

Sep 10th 2015, 4:58 PM 28,069 Views 112 Comments

Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Nama says Mick Wallace doesn't understand its job, work or market
# Project Arrow
# Project Arrow

Nama says Mick Wallace doesn't understand its job, work or market

Jul 22nd 2015, 3:24 PM 18,722 Views 147 Comments

The Wexford TD has said that the deal may not be securing the best deal for Irish taxpayers.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster
# Bad Move
# Bad Move

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

Jul 14th 2015, 12:45 PM 17,305 Views 115 Comments

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

# michael-noonan - Monday 13 July, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview

Jul 13th 2015, 5:16 PM 39,740 Views 213 Comments

While not mentioning us by name, the former Greek finance minister hits out at the stance of other indebted countries in the bailout talks.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts

Jul 9th 2015, 7:10 PM 15,079 Views 100 Comments

Several former cabinet ministers are in line for pension increases under the new public sector pay deal.

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget
# Hated Tax
# Hated Tax

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget

Jul 9th 2015, 12:46 PM 27,302 Views 171 Comments

Michael Noonan made the pledge in an interview with Newstalk this morning

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 36,595 Views 214 Comments

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

# michael-noonan - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2015, 10:23 AM 35,534 Views 147 Comments

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# michael-noonan - Friday 3 July, 2015

Did Noonan's warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates
# Finally
# Finally

Did Noonan's warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates

Jul 3rd 2015, 4:24 PM 18,545 Views 22 Comments

Good news for some mortgage holders – depending on which bank they’re with.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*
# Payback
# Payback

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*

Jul 2nd 2015, 3:46 PM 30,707 Views 51 Comments

*It wasn’t really them.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 27 June, 2015

"I wouldn't like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do"
# No Deal
# No Deal

"I wouldn't like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do"

Jun 27th 2015, 3:17 PM 26,367 Views 193 Comments

Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has expressed disappointment at a lack of resolution in the Greek situation.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 25 June, 2015

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates
# Home Thruths
# Home Thruths

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates

Jun 25th 2015, 2:07 PM 13,734 Views 37 Comments

Lenders have been accused of “changing the goal posts against the consumer” on variable mortgages.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer

Jun 24th 2015, 5:15 PM 38,627 Views 125 Comments

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.