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#Michael Noonan

# michael-noonan - Monday 27 April, 2015

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

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

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'

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

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

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information Following The Money This post contains videos

# michael-noonan - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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

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

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

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?

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'

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

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

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

And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.

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

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

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'

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...

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

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...

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?

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

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

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"

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

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

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# michael-noonan - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

It was already done with a year ago, apparently.

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

It’s one or the other, apparently.

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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?

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