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# noonan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'

The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.

# noonan - Saturday 19 August, 2017

The Swords outfit that provides security to Penneys made a fortune last year

Outsourced services provider Noonan was recently sold to a South African group for €175 million.

# noonan - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down

The Finance Minister says he will not be seeking re-election to the Dáil.

# noonan - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Soft drinks are reducing in sugar to avoid the upcoming sugar tax

Minister Noonan said that while the tax yield will be lower as a result, the overall impact is still positive.

# noonan - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: New measures to tackle tax evasion, in direct response to Panama Papers

Michael Noonan also announced 50 new jobs at the Revenue Commissioners.

# noonan - Thursday 6 October, 2016

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

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

# noonan - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Michael Noonan confirms he had pneumonia over Christmas

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

# noonan - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

The good, the bad and USC: Here's what you had to say about Budget 2016

USC, Christmas bonuses, smoking tax…you had A LOT of opinions on it all.

# noonan - Friday 18 September, 2015

Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance

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

# noonan - Friday 29 May, 2015

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages

The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.

# noonan - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Has Michael Noonan given up on a bank debt deal?

Not quite, but it looks like the government is pursuing other options.

# noonan - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# noonan - Friday 20 February, 2015

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?

The Finance Minister is back in Brussels today for the deadline of Greece’s bailout.

# 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.

# 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.

# noonan - Monday 19 January, 2015

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.

# noonan - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

"It's been a very good year for tax." So says Michael Noonan, he's not wrong:

Michael Noonan says it’s a reflection of more people being at work.

# noonan - Friday 28 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about the death of an Ireland rugby great, Iris Robinson, loose pigs and ‘Black Friday’.

# noonan - Monday 3 November, 2014

If Michael Noonan is going to get a bank debt deal this is how he says he'll do it

The Finance Minister has outlined his strategy for securing retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

# noonan - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Irish Water to review how it treats customers (and, maybe, its bonus structure)

Minister Alan Kelly has said he expects “a reinvigoration in customer focus”.

# noonan - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

State of the Nation: The 'Stockholm Syndrome' Budget?

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

# noonan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016

Her Department’s being given €212 million in total to spend, as part of Budget 2015.

What was the story with Michael Noonan's cough during his Budget speech? Cough-gate This post contains videos

What was the story with Michael Noonan's cough during his Budget speech?

Lots of people on Twitter were worried about the Finance Minister…

Here's why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.

# noonan - Friday 10 October, 2014

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

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

# noonan - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over

There’s more positive economic news out today.

# noonan - Friday 12 September, 2014

NAMA is set to build 4,500 new residential units in the nation's capital

The action by the State owned bad bank could see a potential 25,000 units developed into residential properties.

# noonan - Friday 5 September, 2014

# noonan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

"We're not in a position to write large cheques": Enda plays down tax-cut talk

The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…

# noonan - Friday 15 August, 2014

# noonan - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

There's enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes

The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.

# noonan - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011 Pay

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011

The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.

# noonan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

No, our new plan won't fuel a housing bubble - Michael Noonan

As part of a new scheme, the Government’s planning to guarantee a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers, in the hope of encouraging banks to give out more loans.

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?

Michael Noonan said Ireland is a ‘long way from a housing bubble’.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

# noonan - Monday 12 May, 2014

Watch: What economic advice does Donald Trump have for Michael Noonan?

The business heavyweights met at Shannon earlier. But what does ‘The Donald’ think of the Government’s efforts to mount an economic recovery?

# noonan - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The most senior official in Michael Noonan's department has resigned

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that it was with “great regret” that he accepted Moran’s resignation as secretary general of the Department of Finance this morning.

Noonan says SME debt is being 'sorted out'

The Minister for Finance said SME debt is ‘far down’ the list of concerns in comparison to national debt.

# noonan - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy --- Noonan

Meanwhile, the Minister’s repeated his pledge to widen the income tax bands once the State can afford it.

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