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# public finances

Last month
June 2024
Careful now: Ireland's fiscal watchdog cautions Government against giveaway Budget
“This is not the time for loose budgetary policy,” said Professor Michael McMahon of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.
Last year
2023
Public finance surplus of over €9.6 billion projected for this year
All time
Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
Public finance surplus of over €4.4 billion projected for this year
Pandemic deficit erased as exchequer returns show €5 billion surplus
Tax receipts climbed in the first three months of 2022 but figures are 'flattered' by Covid
Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money
Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015
Who pays for Michelle Obama's wardrobe?
Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD
Column: We had to make difficult cuts in the Budget - but these are extraordinary times
Joan Burton
The Daily Fix: Sunday
PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error
Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief