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# public-finances - Friday 3 January, 2020

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
# Surplus
# Surplus

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:29 PM 19,885 Views 47 Comments

Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.

# public-finances - 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 82,041 Views 129 Comments

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

# public-finances - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015
# Budget 15
# Budget 15

Why the spending watchdog wasn't impressed with Budget 2015

Nov 25th 2014, 7:52 AM 5,692 Views 15 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council says that the government could have moved the country to a “zone of safety” in the last budget.

# public-finances - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Who pays for Michelle Obama's wardrobe?
# First Lady Of Fashion
# First Lady Of Fashion

Who pays for Michelle Obama's wardrobe?

Jun 7th 2014, 4:00 PM 25,067 Views 22 Comments

The US taxpayer doesn’t foot the bill, but that doesn’t mean Obama pays full price.

# public-finances - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD

Apr 25th 2012, 6:47 PM 3,631 Views 41 Comments

Suicidology organisation’s president and TD does concede that high rate of suicide among unemployed linked to those with psychiatric illness being less likely to have a job.

# public-finances - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Column: We had to make difficult cuts in the Budget - but these are extraordinary times
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We had to make difficult cuts in the Budget - but these are extraordinary times

Dec 6th 2011, 7:30 AM 10 Views 101 Comments

Social welfare spending has to be cut in order to balance the budget – but we can still protect the most vulnerable, says Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection.

# public-finances - Sunday 4 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Dec 4th 2011, 7:20 PM 4,540 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Enda preps for his address to the nation; some thoughts and opinions on a crucial week ahead for the country; and just what is the ‘Panda Express?’

# public-finances - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error

Nov 2nd 2011, 9:08 AM 597 Views 10 Comments

John McGuinness wants a “comprehensive explanation” for accounting error in which €3.6bn of state funds was counted twice.

# public-finances - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief
# Finance
# Finance

Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief

Sep 1st 2011, 10:47 AM 745 Views 11 Comments

Finance Minister lays out the challenging state of the economy at Oireachtas Finance Committee – but says public finances “remain on track”.