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Irish Examiner
15,000 seek to stop private €2.5m sale of 5,000 acres in Dublin mountainsbehind his proposal. “We put the petition up at 3pm on Monday and it’s to show
15,000 seek to stop private €2.5m sale of 5,000 acres in Dublin mountains
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
behind his proposal. “We put the petition up at 3pm on Monday and it’s to show Minister Ring and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that people want to stop the sale. The fear is that someone from the private sector could come in and buy it,”... Read more
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The Irish Times
AIB to return €1.76bn of bailout funding to the Statea written answer on July 19th to a question posed by Fianna Fáil’s finance spok
AIB to return €1.76bn of bailout funding to the State
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
a written answer on July 19th to a question posed by Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the redemption of the CoCos would remove the “final legacy capital instrument of the financial crisis... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fizzy drinks tax would raise significant revenuethus a collection mechanism is needed – it is hard to see it happening any soon
Fizzy drinks tax would raise significant revenue
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
thus a collection mechanism is needed – it is hard to see it happening any sooner here. Perhaps the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, will start a similar phase-in plan in October. Another key factor in his mind will be the risk of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil: We won’t tolerate nasty surprises in budgetpass. Its finance spokesman, Michael McGrath, said discussions will have to ta
Fianna Fáil: We won’t tolerate nasty surprises in budget
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
pass. Its finance spokesman, Michael McGrath, said discussions will have to take place between him and Finance Minister Michael Noonan to ensure agreed policies are adhered to. Speaking last night to the Irish Examiner, Mr McGrath said Fianna... Read more
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The Irish Times
Thousands set to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise InsuranceImportantly, for insured motorists this will facilitate speedier payments and a
Thousands set to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Importantly, for insured motorists this will facilitate speedier payments and a simplification of the claims procedure,” said Minister for Finance Michael Noonan on Friday. He noted, however, that the Setanta case remains subject to legal proceedin... Read more
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The Irish Times
Revenue takes aim at opaque financial special purpose vehiclesshe said. The department would then decide if legislative changes may be requi
Revenue takes aim at opaque financial special purpose vehicles
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
she said. The department would then decide if legislative changes may be required, she said. The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan last week told Stephen Donnelly, TD and joint leader of the Social Democrats, that the Revenue Commissioners... Read more
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The Irish Times
Business Week: GDP fall-out, housing, and jobsbudget. All those tax inversion deals have come home to roost, and there will
Business Week: GDP fall-out, housing, and jobs
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
budget. All those tax inversion deals have come home to roost, and there will be no tears shed for Minister for Finance Michael Noonan who said that the “distorted figures” would not have a direct bearing on employment and wealth creation for... Read more
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RTE News
The story behind the 'Leprechaun' economics fiascoof the domestic economy". Ten days after the astonishing data from the Central
The story behind the 'Leprechaun' economics fiasco
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
of the domestic economy". Ten days after the astonishing data from the Central Statistics Office, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan helped to clear up the confusion about the source of the jump in Ireland's GDP. In Budget 2015, Ireland bowed... Read more
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The Irish Times
Government to extend Insurance Compensation FundMinister for Finance Michael Noonan said the recommendations in the Review of t
Government to extend Insurance Compensation Fund
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the recommendations in the Review of the Framework for Motor Insurance Compensation will provide greater certainty regarding insurance compensation in Ireland. “Importantly, for insured motorists, this will... Read more
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The Irish Times
Caveat: Better not to query that €280m EU billgreeted it as a good day for patients. A few hours later, news emerged of a pa
Caveat: Better not to query that €280m EU bill
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
greeted it as a good day for patients. A few hours later, news emerged of a parliamentary reply by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. He told Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath that the unexpected jump in the size of our economy, in... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU says Ireland cannot negotiate a discount on budget billthe EU has confirmed. An additional €280 million is expected to be demanded of
EU says Ireland cannot negotiate a discount on budget bill
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
the EU has confirmed. An additional €280 million is expected to be demanded of the State next year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said on Wednesday, after the Central Statistics Office revised GDP growth for 2015 from 7.8 per cent to 26 per... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: Six key questions for Noonan posed by the Budget planin “total transparency”, now the options are out on the table. They present som
Cliff Taylor: Six key questions for Noonan posed by the Budget plan
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
in “total transparency”, now the options are out on the table. They present some key questions for Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and his colleagues. 1. Should most of the spare money be spent on USC cuts? The Department of Finance... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Noonan urged to publish independent report into NamaIrish Examiner Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 04:38 pm Finance Minister Michael
Noonan urged to publish independent report into Nama
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Irish Examiner Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 04:38 pm Finance Minister Michael Noonan has been urged to publish a detailed independent report into State property body Nama as soon as he is given... Read more
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The Irish Times
Get set to be underwhelmed by budget tax planmeasures suggests that there might have been better places to start in deliveri
Get set to be underwhelmed by budget tax plan
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
measures suggests that there might have been better places to start in delivering tax reform. But Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and the rest of the Government seem determined to press ahead. It looks likely that the main 5.5 per cent USC... Read more
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RTE News
Ireland can afford extra EU payment - Noonanliability on Ireland to pay an extra €280m to the European budget, as part of t
Ireland can afford extra EU payment - Noonan
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
liability on Ireland to pay an extra €280m to the European budget, as part of the country's national contribution. However Michael Noonan said there are still some "moving parts" which could see the final bill a few million more or less than it... Read more
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The Irish Times
Loans to small businesses from State-run SBCI doubled this yearby region, while Dublin accounted for 15.3 per cent. Commenting on the SBCI’s
Loans to small businesses from State-run SBCI doubled this year
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
by region, while Dublin accounted for 15.3 per cent. Commenting on the SBCI’s performance, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said: “Its success demonstrates that those who create jobs in the domestic economy can do so with the help of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Incentive payments for first-time buyer will apply for new builds onlyif there will be different rates for buyers in Dublin and those outside the cap
Incentive payments for first-time buyer will apply for new builds only
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
if there will be different rates for buyers in Dublin and those outside the capital. A spokesman for Finance Minister Michael Noonan said the payment would need to be “affordable”. The intention of only incentivising the purchase of newly... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Leprechaun economics' will cost us €280mwill have to contribute an additional €280m to the EU budget due to our heavily
'Leprechaun economics' will cost us €280m
Herald.ie / Posted 7 days ago
will have to contribute an additional €280m to the EU budget due to our heavily-distorted growth figures, Finance Minister Michael Noonan confirmed. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) revealed last week that the Irish economy grew by a massive... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Leprechaun economics' growth figures may mean higher EU bill- branded "leprechaun economics" - may leave the Government inadvertently looki
'Leprechaun economics' growth figures may mean higher EU bill
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
- branded "leprechaun economics" - may leave the Government inadvertently looking for a pot of gold. Finance Minister Michael Noonan confirmed the 26.3% surge in GDP last year could ultimately see the state fork out another 280 million euro... Read more
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The Irish Times
State faces €280m rise in EU contribution due to GDP revisionmillion to the European Union’s budget next year due to the upward revision of
State faces €280m rise in EU contribution due to GDP revision
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
million to the European Union’s budget next year due to the upward revision of last year’s GDP growth, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has confirmed. It follows last week’s revised figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), widely seen... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland's revised growth figures adds €280m to country's EU contributionto growth figures, published last week, will increase our contribution to the E
Ireland's revised growth figures adds €280m to country's EU contribution
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
to growth figures, published last week, will increase our contribution to the EU budget. In reply to Dáil questions, Michael Noonan confirmed that the Central Statistics Office's figure of 26% economic growth will now increase our cost of... Read more
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RTE News
New GDP figures lead to higher EU contributionby €280m as a result of the controversial re-calculation of the country's econo
New GDP figures lead to higher EU contribution
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
by €280m as a result of the controversial re-calculation of the country's economic statistics, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has confirmed. Minister Noonan made the comments in a Dáil reply to Fianna Fáil's Finance spokesman Michael... Read more
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The Irish Times
Higher earners face bigger tax bill under plan to cut PAYE creditpay more tax on income than individuals in Paris, Stockholm, Madrid and London.
Higher earners face bigger tax bill under plan to cut PAYE credit
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
pay more tax on income than individuals in Paris, Stockholm, Madrid and London. They pointed out that Minister for Finance Michael Noonan had said that a separate “solidarity levy” is planned for higher earners to compensate for USC cuts, meaning... Read more
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The Irish Times
How long must Setanta claimants wait for compensation?the report and draw up a plan of action that would produce final recommendation
How long must Setanta claimants wait for compensation?
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
the report and draw up a plan of action that would produce final recommendations by year end for the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Industry perspective For the most part, the industry and the working group are on the same page. In future,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mystery asylum seeker boat 'pushed back by Australian navy' foundreach Christmas island, then five days they kept us." In a letter dated Novemb
Mystery asylum seeker boat 'pushed back by Australian navy' found
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
reach Christmas island, then five days they kept us." In a letter dated November 26, seen by Fairfax Media, Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, the Command of Maritime Border Command wrote to the chief executive of Indonesia Coast Guard, Vice Admiral... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fine Gael chief whip: Fianna Fáil has more power nowwith more staff employed in London, Rome, Paris, and Berlin, he said. Mr Kenny
Fine Gael chief whip: Fianna Fáil has more power now
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
with more staff employed in London, Rome, Paris, and Berlin, he said. Mr Kenny has also asked both Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Paschal Donohoe “to ensure that the upcoming budget in October is... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach pledges to 'further strengthen' Ireland's corporate tax ratethis evening, the Taoiseach said upcoming Budget will be shaped by the challeng
Taoiseach pledges to 'further strengthen' Ireland's corporate tax rate
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
this evening, the Taoiseach said upcoming Budget will be shaped by the challenges posed by Brexit. Mr Kenny has asked both Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe “to ensure that the upcoming Budget in October is shaped by, and addresses, the challenges... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Chambers of Commerce insisting on direct Cork to Limerick routeLimerick Chamber chief executive James Ring said his organisation recently disc
Chambers of Commerce insisting on direct Cork to Limerick route
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Limerick Chamber chief executive James Ring said his organisation recently discussed the issue with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. “In the opinion of Limerick Chamber this is the most important project for the entire region,” he... Read more
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The Irish Times
Business Week: Leprechaun economics, Brexit, company newscompanies involving the movement of patents and tax driven mergers. The bad ne
Business Week: Leprechaun economics, Brexit, company news
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
companies involving the movement of patents and tax driven mergers. The bad news for Government is that, in effect, with Michael Noonan creeping through the long grass in the hope nobody will pay too much attention to the State’s corporate tax... Read more
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The Irish Times
Seen & Heard: Major international retailer likely for Henry Stcontributions to the EU due to the growth rate which has been dismissed as a st
Seen & Heard: Major international retailer likely for Henry St
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
contributions to the EU due to the growth rate which has been dismissed as a statistical aberration by Minster for Finance Michael Noonan. The paper says that this could mean that the upcoming budget will not be able to allow for tax cuts. The... Read more
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Herald.ie
'We've got to stick to EU rules' - Noonaninvestment could lead to financial penalties and potentially bar Ireland from g
'We've got to stick to EU rules' - Noonan
Herald.ie / Posted 13 days ago
investment could lead to financial penalties and potentially bar Ireland from getting structural funds, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. The minister said fines could amount to up to 0.2pc of the value of the economy. He was responding... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Ireland remains in the dark on size of any Apple tax repaymentIrish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the European Commission has offered
Ireland remains in the dark on size of any Apple tax repayment
Silicon Valley / Posted 13 days ago
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the European Commission has offered no clues of the scale of any repayment order that may be imposed on Apple over the iPhone maker's tax arrangements in Ireland. Noonan met with EU antitrust chief... Read more
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The Mercury News
Ireland remains in the dark on size of any Apple tax repaymentIrish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the European Commission has offered
Ireland remains in the dark on size of any Apple tax repayment
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the European Commission has offered no clues of the scale of any repayment order that may be imposed on Apple over the iPhone maker's tax arrangements in Ireland. Noonan met with EU antitrust chief... Read more
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The Irish Times
Central Bank to revise Irish economic forecasts this monthtold staff after the UK referendum that the bank will review its economic forec
Central Bank to revise Irish economic forecasts this month
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
told staff after the UK referendum that the bank will review its economic forecasts as a result. The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said that the UK decision would likely shave 0.5 per cent off Ireland’s growth rate this year. Meanwhile,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Decision on Apple tax case now expected in September, Noonan saysMinister for Finance Michael Noonan said the European Union’s decision on Apple
Decision on Apple tax case now expected in September, Noonan says
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the European Union’s decision on Apple’s Irish tax affairs will come later than expected, with a ruling now due in September or October. A decision on the investigation, which began three years ago, had been... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Ireland expects EU decision in Apple tax probe by OctoberCommission's investigation into Apple's tax dealings in Ireland is expected to
Ireland expects EU decision in Apple tax probe by October
Computer Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
Commission's investigation into Apple's tax dealings in Ireland is expected to be reached soon. Ireland Finance Minister Michael Noonan met with Europe's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and said he expects the decision to come in... Read more
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RTE News
NTMA issues warning in wake of Brexit vote- but I would not get too excited about what happened. There are lots of other
NTMA issues warning in wake of Brexit vote
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
- but I would not get too excited about what happened. There are lots of other pieces of data you can use." Meanwhile, Michael Noonan - who attended the NTMA report launch - paid tribute to the former UK Chancellor. Mr Noonan said: "George... Read more
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The Irish Times
Contractionary budget may be needed, says former Central Bank deputywere “now meaningless for Ireland in most contexts”. Within hours of the relea
Contractionary budget may be needed, says former Central Bank deputy
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
were “now meaningless for Ireland in most contexts”. Within hours of the release of the revised data, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that Ireland’s debt-to- GDP ratio had fallen as a result to 79 per cent, compared to a previous estimate... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Michael Noonan won’t use 26.3% rate for budget | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The Government will not
Michael Noonan won’t use 26.3% rate for budget
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The Government will not base the upcoming budget on claims Ireland’s economy surged by 26.3% last... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ireland's 'dramatic' 26pc GDP growth for 2015 raises eyebrowsIrish Finance Minister Michael Noonan labelled the 26 per cent GDP growth as a
Ireland's 'dramatic' 26pc GDP growth for 2015 raises eyebrows
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan labelled the 26 per cent GDP growth as a sign of "real growth". Photo / Getty Ireland's economy grew by a "very dramatic" 26 per cent last year, boosted by one-off corporate tax inversions and aircraft... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Irish finance minister: EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe – MacDailyNewsdecision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My
Irish finance minister: EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 14 days ago
decision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My expectation is September or early October,’ Michael Noonan told a news conference after meeting antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday,” Halpin reports. “‘I... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Noonan defends 26.3% GDP growth figure - but won’t use it to plan Budgetdefends 26.3% GDP growth figure - but won’t use it to plan Budget Wednesday, J
Noonan defends 26.3% GDP growth figure - but won’t use it to plan Budget
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
defends 26.3% GDP growth figure - but won’t use it to plan Budget Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 04:52 pm Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the Central Statistics Office calculates growth figures for the Irish economy the same was as... Read more
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Reuters
EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe: Irish finance ministerdecision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My
EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe: Irish finance minister
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
decision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My expectation is September or early October," Michael Noonan told a news conference after meeting antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday. "I didn't discuss the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe: Irish finance ministerdecision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My
EU points to autumn decision in Apple tax probe: Irish finance minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
decision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My expectation is September or early October," Michael Noonan told a news conference after meeting antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday. "I didn't discuss the... Read more
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Fortune
EU Probe Into Apple's Tax Dealings in Ireland Reach a Decision Soondecision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My
EU Probe Into Apple's Tax Dealings in Ireland Reach a Decision Soon
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
decision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My expectation is September or early October,” Michael Noonan told a news conference after meeting antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday. “I didn’t discuss the... Read more
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Accounting Today
U.S. Treasury Chief Lew Set for Apple Tax Showdown with EUParliament panel earlier this year that it has “paid every cent of tax that is
U.S. Treasury Chief Lew Set for Apple Tax Showdown with EU
Accounting Today / Posted 14 days ago
Parliament panel earlier this year that it has “paid every cent of tax that is due in Ireland.” Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan said last month the EU decision could come as soon as July, though he also suggested that the U.K. vote to... Read more
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Newsmax
Ireland's Economists Left Speechless by 26 Percent Growth Figureat the CSO, said on Tuesday. Once explained the numbers are “believable,” he sa
Ireland's Economists Left Speechless by 26 Percent Growth Figure
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
at the CSO, said on Tuesday. Once explained the numbers are “believable,” he said. In a statement, Finance Minister Michael Noonan pointed out that growth numbers cut Ireland’s debt and deficit ratios. Trouble is, they carry downsides... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Asset transfers to Republic lead to false dawn of 26% economic growth By Ed Carty and Margaret Canning Michael NoonanFinance Minister Michael Noon
Asset transfers to Republic lead to false dawn of 26% economic growth
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
By Ed Carty and Margaret Canning Michael NoonanFinance Minister Michael Noonan hailed the new figures Official figures on the economy of the Republic of Ireland - Northern... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Illusory’ GDP puts focus back on tax regimehave no effect on the €1bn in so-called fiscal space for 2017 —the tax-and-spen
‘Illusory’ GDP puts focus back on tax regime
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
have no effect on the €1bn in so-called fiscal space for 2017 —the tax-and-spend measures available to Finance Minister Michael Noonan in his October budget, and that the position for future years will be assessed later this year. An... Read more
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The Irish Times
Handful of multinationals behind 26.3% growth in GDP80 per cent, down from nearly 94 per cent, which means Ireland can borrow more
Handful of multinationals behind 26.3% growth in GDP
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
80 per cent, down from nearly 94 per cent, which means Ireland can borrow more and on better terms. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the figures show the economy continues to grow.“Ireland is now in a position where we borrow relatively... Read more
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