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# oireachtas-finance-committee - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'
# Public Services Card
# Public Services Card

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'

Sep 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 39,135 Views 80 Comments

Chairperson John McGuinness says committee wants to discuss the cost of the PSC to date.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees

Feb 21st 2019, 12:22 PM 14,165 Views 20 Comments

Calls have been made by a number of committees for Watt to appear before them to outline DEPR’s role in the children’s hospital project.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale

Sep 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,253 Views 21 Comments

Last month, PTSB sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to an affiliate of the so-called vulture fund Lone Star for around €1.3 billion.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning
# Mortgage Scandal
# Mortgage Scandal

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning

May 20th 2018, 10:30 AM 23,910 Views 32 Comments

Brendan Burgess said people’s lives may have been destroyed, but that may not have been because of the overcharging.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'This is a human crisis': David Hall believes 17,000 families will have homes repossessed
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

'This is a human crisis': David Hall believes 17,000 families will have homes repossessed

May 17th 2018, 12:53 PM 14,677 Views 34 Comments

Hall told the Finance Committee that a narrative has been fostered that people in long-term arrears are “messers”.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - 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 19,635 Views 57 Comments

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

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Monday 13 January, 2014

John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found

Jan 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 15,169 Views 82 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee said he is “appalled” by the news that documents related to the bank guarantee have gone missing in the Department of Finance.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Revenue chair faces grilling from TDs and Senators over property tax fiasco
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue chair faces grilling from TDs and Senators over property tax fiasco

Nov 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,200 Views 23 Comments

The chair of the Revenue Commissioners will appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee later today.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Ministers admit property tax letter confusion, but insist no one has to pay until 2014
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Ministers admit property tax letter confusion, but insist no one has to pay until 2014

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:05 PM 18,323 Views 88 Comments

Meanwhile, the Revenue Commissioners chairman is to be invited before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Friday 6 September, 2013

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes

Sep 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,381 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Dohery says that he has met with a family who were advised to clear arrears of €300 by selling their home, something the PTSB CEO says he is “not aware” of.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600

Sep 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 9,313 Views 47 Comments

Bank chiefs have told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has assisted 800 people to sell homes that they were struggling to pay for.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Donnelly and Mathews let rip at Bank of Ireland executives

Sep 4th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,631 Views 52 Comments

Peter Mathews and Stephen Donnelly were in the Oireachtas Finance Committee today and were full of questions for Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher.

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown

Sep 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,311 Views 12 Comments

The bank’s CEO is insisting such a problem won’t happen again as the “root causes” have been fixed.

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

Sep 4th 2013, 3:03 PM 16,568 Views 130 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee
# Banks
# Banks

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

Sep 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 6,461 Views 19 Comments

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Ulster Bank’s turn this afternoon.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,344 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages

Sep 4th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,697 Views 13 Comments

Bank of Ireland told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has 11,774 mortgages in default and has dealt with over 6,200 of those accounts.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears
# Summer Is Over
# Summer Is Over

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

Aug 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 4,217 Views 37 Comments

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Sunday 12 May, 2013

'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness
# Bank Inquiry
# Bank Inquiry

'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness

May 12th 2013, 2:39 PM 7,512 Views 50 Comments

The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'
# Taxation
# Taxation

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'

Mar 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,836 Views 90 Comments

The Finance Minister said yesterday that there is no unidentified source that the government can tap for funding to help close the deficit.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'

Jan 16th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,497 Views 22 Comments

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was before the Oireachtas Finance committee this afternoon.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'
# Ciarán Lynch
# Ciarán Lynch

New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'

Oct 10th 2012, 6:14 PM 3,787 Views 12 Comments

The position had been held by Alex White TD, who has taken up the junior ministerial position vacated by Róisín Shortall.

# oireachtas-finance-committee - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Some Ulster Bank customers' bills not paid for last fortnight
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Some Ulster Bank customers' bills not paid for last fortnight

Jul 4th 2012, 7:41 AM 3,818 Views 35 Comments

The delay to payments enters its third week today, as the bank insisted no customer data had been lost.