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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Monday 27 April, 2015

We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan
# Farce
# Farce

We tried to find out who Siteserv's shareholders are ... it didn't go to plan

Apr 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 45,375 Views 110 Comments

When in doubt, hit the F10 button.

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget
# Sweeten The Deal
# Sweeten The Deal

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

Apr 27th 2015, 10:05 AM 14,103 Views 139 Comments

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

# michael-noonan - Friday 24 April, 2015

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance

Apr 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 16,151 Views 75 Comments

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

Revealed: How Michael Noonan's confidence in IBRC bosses was 'wearing quite thin'
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

Revealed: How Michael Noonan's confidence in IBRC bosses was 'wearing quite thin'

Apr 24th 2015, 9:09 AM 11,028 Views 54 Comments

Newly-released documents show major tensions between the former Anglo Irish Bank and the Department of Finance.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Noonan announces review into Siteserv deal as more FOI documents emerge
# Following The Money
# Following The Money

Noonan announces review into Siteserv deal as more FOI documents emerge

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:46 PM 18,703 Views 125 Comments

The Department of Finance questioned whether shareholders should have received €5 million.

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information
# Following The Money
# Following The Money

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 18,444 Views 87 Comments

The plot thickens…

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:16 PM 21,046 Views 92 Comments

The documents were released to independent TD Catherine Murphy under Freedom of Information.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company

Apr 21st 2015, 11:00 PM 45,770 Views 78 Comments

Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.

# michael-noonan - Monday 20 April, 2015

This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
# Hello Money
# Hello Money

This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time

Apr 20th 2015, 4:19 PM 16,324 Views 138 Comments

The taxes are rollin’ in for Michael Noonan.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Is Michael Noonan going to be banging tables when he meets this man today?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Michael Noonan going to be banging tables when he meets this man today?

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:00 AM 10,053 Views 54 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'

Apr 1st 2015, 4:42 PM 22,324 Views 92 Comments

Interest rates in Ireland are way out of step with the rest of Europe.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money
# Public Finances
# Public Finances

Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 81,603 Views 129 Comments

It turns out Labour and Sinn Féin don’t have much…

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back

Mar 11th 2015, 1:30 PM 17,430 Views 58 Comments

The bank wants to raise €525 million from private investors and most of that will go to the government.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 March, 2015

AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers

Mar 5th 2015, 11:34 AM 14,086 Views 79 Comments

And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.

People have tried to get millions in pension funds out of Ireland
# Nest Egg
# Nest Egg

People have tried to get millions in pension funds out of Ireland

Mar 5th 2015, 6:12 AM 15,930 Views 21 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners are investigating if any of this activity was illegal.

# michael-noonan - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Take a break - and watch Dermot Morgan's spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Take a break - and watch Dermot Morgan's spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D

Feb 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 41,155 Views 49 Comments

Some of Morgan’s comedy still remains remarkably topical – 17 years after his death.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'
# Noonanomics
# Noonanomics

Greece should take Ireland's 'middle road' on debt - not the 'nuclear option'

Feb 25th 2015, 3:20 PM 14,636 Views 84 Comments

The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…

# michael-noonan - Saturday 21 February, 2015

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...
# Political Animals
# Political Animals

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...

Feb 21st 2015, 7:15 PM 17,413 Views 17 Comments

In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…

# michael-noonan - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,302 Views 80 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Video: There was some unlikely banter between these two political foes earlier...
# Serious Bantz
# Serious Bantz

Video: There was some unlikely banter between these two political foes earlier...

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,631 Views 57 Comments

Michael Noonan and Pearse Doherty had a right laugh down at the Finance Committee this evening.

# michael-noonan - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Feb 17th 2015, 11:55 AM 19,719 Views 128 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Monday 16 February, 2015

Michael Noonan thinks his eye makes him look like Johnny Sexton
# (Don't Worry He's Fine)
# (Don't Worry He's Fine)

Michael Noonan thinks his eye makes him look like Johnny Sexton

Feb 16th 2015, 5:10 PM 33,698 Views 76 Comments

The Minister is “fine” after undergoing treatment for an eye condition over the weekend.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out
# Greek Debt
# Greek Debt

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out

Feb 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 9,750 Views 192 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: "Today I'm pessimistic"
# Debt
# Debt

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: "Today I'm pessimistic"

Feb 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,106 Views 135 Comments

The finance minister is going to Brussels for an emergency meeting on Greece tomorrow.

# michael-noonan - Monday 9 February, 2015

Gamble online? You're going to have to start paying tax on it
# Sure Thing
# Sure Thing

Gamble online? You're going to have to start paying tax on it

Feb 9th 2015, 3:45 PM 22,741 Views 63 Comments

The 1% tax was planned four years ago but was delayed in Europe.

# michael-noonan - Friday 6 February, 2015

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home
# Bring Them Home
# Bring Them Home

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home

Feb 6th 2015, 12:15 PM 21,566 Views 102 Comments

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Austerity is finally, officially, totally, absolutely finished: Noonan
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Austerity is finally, officially, totally, absolutely finished: Noonan

Feb 5th 2015, 2:47 PM 21,232 Views 153 Comments

It was already done with a year ago, apparently.

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,453 Views 41 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# michael-noonan - Friday 23 January, 2015

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts
# Cheer Up Michael
# Cheer Up Michael

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 9,205 Views 69 Comments

A smile from the Finance Minister wouldn’t go amiss.

# michael-noonan - Monday 19 January, 2015

Michael Noonan: We need to talk about public service pay rises
# That's A No Then
# That's A No Then

Michael Noonan: We need to talk about public service pay rises

Jan 19th 2015, 3:29 PM 10,829 Views 44 Comments

However, he added that he’d like people to have a way of inputting their priorities.

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011
# Petrol
# Petrol

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011

Jan 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 9,243 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that 31 oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike
# Banking
# Banking

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

Jan 15th 2015, 5:53 PM 16,711 Views 44 Comments

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

# michael-noonan - Monday 12 January, 2015

Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back
# Cashback
# Cashback

Michael Noonan is pretty confident we'll get the bank bailout cash back

Jan 12th 2015, 2:10 PM 17,718 Views 105 Comments

But only the money that was put into AIB, Bank of Ireland and ptsb. Not Anglo.

# michael-noonan - Friday 9 January, 2015

'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance

Jan 9th 2015, 6:45 AM 18,027 Views 95 Comments

It’s one or the other, apparently.

IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them
# Keeping Schtum
# Keeping Schtum

IBRC won't say how much former Anglo directors still owe them

Jan 9th 2015, 6:30 AM 6,948 Views 17 Comments

The bank said the information is “commercially sensitive”.

# michael-noonan - Monday 5 January, 2015

You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax

Jan 5th 2015, 6:51 PM 17,290 Views 117 Comments

The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.

# michael-noonan - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today
# VAT
# VAT

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today

Jan 1st 2015, 1:11 PM 14,131 Views 40 Comments

Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here's how much it would cost to scrap USC for people who earn less than €60,000
# A Lot
# A Lot

Here's how much it would cost to scrap USC for people who earn less than €60,000

Dec 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 22,510 Views 79 Comments

Some people want the controversial charged abolished altogether.

# michael-noonan - Monday 29 December, 2014

So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?
# Before Tax
# Before Tax

So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?

Dec 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 35,328 Views 69 Comments

Michael Noonan recently revealed how many people are expected to fall into each income bracket in 2015.

# michael-noonan - Sunday 28 December, 2014

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?
# Hypothecated
# Hypothecated

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

Dec 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,363 Views 36 Comments

Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.