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RTE News
Government plans changes to budget processinput or ownership of the process. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform
Government plans changes to budget process
RTE News / Posted 11 minutes ago
input or ownership of the process. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan this evening welcomed the proposals. Mr Donohoe said: "The reforms the Government are now bringing forward to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Noonan expects ministers to sign off on Greek fundsMinister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he expects ministers to sign off o
Noonan expects ministers to sign off on Greek funds
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he expects ministers to sign off on new funds for Greece at a key eurogroup meeting on Tuesday in Brussels, though a decision on debt relief could be pushed back amid continuing divisions between Greece’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin denies water-charges motion is attempt to embarrass Fianna Fáilfunds to write a blank cheque. "We now know it's €144m so at least we can have
Sinn Féin denies water-charges motion is attempt to embarrass Fianna Fáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
funds to write a blank cheque. "We now know it's €144m so at least we can have a conversation about a real figure and Michael Noonan is telling us there's €1.5bn in extra money, so circumstances have changed and as circumstances change we can... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Unemployment drops to 8.3%, official figures showNational Household Survey also showed the total number of unemployed people was
Unemployment drops to 8.3%, official figures show
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
National Household Survey also showed the total number of unemployed people was down to 179,500. Finance Minister Michael Noonan said job creation had been steady over three and a half years, and was also "broad based". "The data released... Read more
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The Irish Times
dark clouds still hanging over PTSB– for a loss-making bank. Within weeks of the deal investors could see the dar
dark clouds still hanging over PTSB
The Irish Times / Posted 11 hours ago
– for a loss-making bank. Within weeks of the deal investors could see the dark clouds gathering as Minister for Finance Michael Noonan started squeezing banks to cut their mortgage costs. The bad news has kept coming ever since, what with the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Finance ministers to focus on Greek debtthe International Monetary Fund and the country’s European lenders on the quest
Finance ministers to focus on Greek debt
The Irish Times / Posted 14 hours ago
the International Monetary Fund and the country’s European lenders on the question of debt relief. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will join finance ministers from across the 19-member euro area for a crunch meeting, as the IMF upped the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Ireland Consults On Taxation Of Employee Share Schemesexists to introduce new reliefs to incentivize the use of share-based remunerat
Ireland Consults On Taxation Of Employee Share Schemes
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
exists to introduce new reliefs to incentivize the use of share-based remuneration in Irish companies. Finance Minister Michael Noonan said: "International research has shown that when employees share in the profits of the company this can be... Read more
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Herald.ie
230k homes lying empty as 6,000 officially homelesssupported by all major political parties. Sinn Fein confirmed that it was now
230k homes lying empty as 6,000 officially homeless
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
supported by all major political parties. Sinn Fein confirmed that it was now writing to Mr Coveney and Finance Minister Michael Noonan over how it plans to address the latest "shocking" Housing Agency report. "There are 6,000 people officially... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Senators paid €260k while Enda Kenny ‘indecision’ in appointing his 11 nominees to the Seanad continuesone of the 11 places, despite being an independent. Ryanair boss Micheal O’Lea
Senators paid €260k while Enda Kenny ‘indecision’ in appointing his 11 nominees to the Seanad continues
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
one of the 11 places, despite being an independent. Ryanair boss Micheal O’Leary is said to have lobbied Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Mr Kenny to try and have Dr Barrett appointed. Ex-Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power has also been linked... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Ireland Still Confident On Apple Ruling Legalityby Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London20 May 2016 Irish Finance Minister Mich
Ireland Still Confident On Apple Ruling Legality
Tax-News.com / Posted 4 days ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London20 May 2016 Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said he remains confident that a tax ruling handed to technology giant Apple did not breach European Union... Read more
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RTE News
Central Bank will enforce mortgage plan - Lanetoday. "But we will work not just to the spirit but to the letter of every law
Central Bank will enforce mortgage plan - Lane
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
today. "But we will work not just to the spirit but to the letter of every law that comes in," he added. Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the European Central Bank would be consulted on the bill in the next couple of weeks. Professor... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mortgage interest rates bill to be referred to Committee09:19 pm The Government's climbed down in the Dáil tonight and avoided an emba
Mortgage interest rates bill to be referred to Committee
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
09:19 pm The Government's climbed down in the Dáil tonight and avoided an embarassing defeat in a vote. Finance Minister Michael Noonan withdrew an amendment to Fianna Fáil legislation on cutting mortgage interest rates that would have deferred... Read more
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Irish Examiner
USC cuts and Irish Water funding criticised in EU’s latest reporttaxes and says that the measures would not seem to be geared towards broadening
USC cuts and Irish Water funding criticised in EU’s latest report
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
taxes and says that the measures would not seem to be geared towards broadening the tax base. However, Finance Minister Michael Noonan is sticking by plans on USC when he was questioned in the Dáil this afternoon. “The Government is not... Read more
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RTE News
Dáil expected to pass mortgage rates billsaid he would much rather legislation of this type was not necessary but in his
Dáil expected to pass mortgage rates bill
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
said he would much rather legislation of this type was not necessary but in his assessment it was. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the proposed Fianna Fáil mortgage bill was "seriously flawed". Mr Noonan said the bill has three flaws -... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Noonan: Insurance companies’ attitude to flood protection 'cannot be allowed to continue'attitude to flood protection 'cannot be allowed to continue' Wednesday, May 18
Noonan: Insurance companies’ attitude to flood protection 'cannot be allowed to continue'
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
attitude to flood protection 'cannot be allowed to continue' Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 03:21 pm Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the attitude of insurance companies to flood protection measures is "bordering on the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Banks need to act on mortgages or State will beat them to itfor their loans because a bunch of legacy issues are weighing on the profits of
Banks need to act on mortgages or State will beat them to it
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
for their loans because a bunch of legacy issues are weighing on the profits of the banks. Meanwhile, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is left to argue about what he regards as a number of flaws in the Bill. It’s not an easy message to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Noonan hits out at FF mortgage bill ‘risk’bill ‘risk’ Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 07:56 am There were angry scenes in the
Noonan hits out at FF mortgage bill ‘risk’
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
bill ‘risk’ Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 07:56 am There were angry scenes in the Dáil last night after the Finance Minister Michael Noonan accused Fianna Fáil of wiping 10% off the value of bank shares. Noonan has said the shares fell just after... Read more
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The Irish Times
Issue of variable mortgage rates not going to go awayfor their loans because a bunch of legacy issues are weighing on the profits of
Issue of variable mortgage rates not going to go away
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
for their loans because a bunch of legacy issues are weighing on the profits of the banks. Meanwhile, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is left to argue about what he regards as a number of flaws in the Bill. It’s not an easy message to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Appealing to banks' morality will not solve housing crisis, Dáil committee toldmoved on.” Calling for changes to legislation to force banks to deal with debt
Appealing to banks' morality will not solve housing crisis, Dáil committee told
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
moved on.” Calling for changes to legislation to force banks to deal with debtors, he also criticised the Finance Minister Michael Noonan for his dealings with vulture funds. “I think Minister Noonan is ill-advised,” he said. “I think his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Bill aimed at reducing mortgage rates not unconstitutional, says Fianna Fáilthe Central Bank would be given powers to cap the amount banks charge for stand
Bill aimed at reducing mortgage rates not unconstitutional, says Fianna Fáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
the Central Bank would be given powers to cap the amount banks charge for standard variable mortgages. Minister Michael Noonan said that the legislation is unconstitutional and seriously flawed, and that the Governor of the Central Bank... Read more
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RTE News
Noonan: FF's mortgage bill seriously flawedFinance Minister Michael Noonan has said the proposed Fianna Fáil mortgage bill
Noonan: FF's mortgage bill seriously flawed
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said the proposed Fianna Fáil mortgage bill is "seriously flawed". Speaking on his way into the Cabinet meeting this morning, Mr Noonan said the bill has constitutional issues. Fianna Fáil wants to re-introduces... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland regains coveted A-grade credit ratingseveral years, give comfort that the budget deficit wil be reduced further in c
Ireland regains coveted A-grade credit rating
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
several years, give comfort that the budget deficit wil be reduced further in coming years.” The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, said the move proved Ireland was progressing in the right direction. “That progression will carry on under... Read more
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The Irish Times
Moody’s upgrade no market irrelevanceto sell €750 million of six-year borrowings at an interest rate of below 0.2 pe
Moody’s upgrade no market irrelevance
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
to sell €750 million of six-year borrowings at an interest rate of below 0.2 per cent during the week, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan was not slow to point out that investors were happy to buy on the basis of the new Government and its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Marc MacSharry calls for investigation into Nama leakto him by a person affected by the leaks. Mr MacSharry has submitted 15 parliam
Marc MacSharry calls for investigation into Nama leak
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
to him by a person affected by the leaks. Mr MacSharry has submitted 15 parliamentary questions to the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan on the matter, asking, among other things, if the information ended up in the hands of funds or entities... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Do you really need that MRI of your back?from our current drug-based system. I have enjoyed writing these columns immens
Do you really need that MRI of your back?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
from our current drug-based system. I have enjoyed writing these columns immensely, and have learned a lot from them. Dr. Michael Noonan practices chiropractic, chiropractic acupuncture and other wellness therapies in Old Town. He can be reached... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
From companies to policymakers, Irish fret over Brexit risksDavid Cameron, who is campaigning to remain in the EU, that he will do whatever
From companies to policymakers, Irish fret over Brexit risks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
David Cameron, who is campaigning to remain in the EU, that he will do whatever he can to help. Finance Minister Michael Noonan also said this week that Dublin would be urging the Irish community in Britain and Northern Ireland to vote to... Read more
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Swissinfo
From companies to policymakers, Irish fret over Brexit risksDavid Cameron, who is campaigning to remain in the EU, that he will do whatever
From companies to policymakers, Irish fret over Brexit risks
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
David Cameron, who is campaigning to remain in the EU, that he will do whatever he can to help. Finance Minister Michael Noonan also said this week that Dublin would be urging the Irish community in Britain and Northern Ireland to vote to... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland’s new government is patheticOr has she been given the job simply because she was the first independent to d
Ireland’s new government is pathetic
Irish Central / Posted 12 days ago
Or has she been given the job simply because she was the first independent to declare that she was going to support Kenny? Michael Noonan has been left in the most important job, minister for finance, and one could argue that he deserves as much... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland has paid 42% of the European banking crisiseither. Ireland, one of Europe’s better performing economies, will not be getti
Ireland has paid 42% of the European banking crisis
Irish Central / Posted 13 days ago
either. Ireland, one of Europe’s better performing economies, will not be getting any write-offs. Although Greece is likely to raise the question of debt relief this week, the Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled it out for I... Read more
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RTE News
Govt likely to wait until 2017 for AIB flotationof a 25% stake in state-owned AIB in the first half of 2017 rather than later t
Govt likely to wait until 2017 for AIB flotation
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
of a 25% stake in state-owned AIB in the first half of 2017 rather than later this year, according to Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Mr Noonan said: "We're considering the position. "It's less likely we'll go in the last quarter of this... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Large proportion of €451m social housing budget not spenthave not spent their allocation of capital for 2016 and are not on target to sp
Large proportion of €451m social housing budget not spent
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
have not spent their allocation of capital for 2016 and are not on target to spend it,” Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. “There are other problems in the relationship between the Department of the Environment, Community... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Local authorities set to significantly miss targets for spending on building social houseshave not spent their allocation of capital for 2016 and are not on target to sp
Local authorities set to significantly miss targets for spending on building social houses
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
have not spent their allocation of capital for 2016 and are not on target to spend it,” Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. “There are other problems in the relationship between the Department of the Environment, Community... Read more
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The Irish Times
Debate begins as Greek debt relief talks opena deal was expected to be reached at the next scheduled euro group meeting on M
Debate begins as Greek debt relief talks open
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
a deal was expected to be reached at the next scheduled euro group meeting on May 24th. Earlier, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan had said that Ireland would support debt relief measures for Greece, but not a nominal debt writedown. But... Read more
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The Irish Times
Greek debt relief talks get under waya deal was expected to be reached at the next scheduled euro group meeting on M
Greek debt relief talks get under way
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
a deal was expected to be reached at the next scheduled euro group meeting on May 24th. Earlier, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan had said that Ireland would support debt relief measures for Greece, but not a nominal debt writedown. But... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Eurozone ministers to examine how to ease Greece's debt burdenof last summer. “Things have changed significantly since the Greek crisis last
Eurozone ministers to examine how to ease Greece's debt burden
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
of last summer. “Things have changed significantly since the Greek crisis last year,” said Ireland’s finance minister, Michael Noonan. “I don’t think anybody wants a series of successive meetings leading nowhere, when there are so many other... Read more
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RTE News
No fiscal issues with programme for govt - NoonanThe Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the new programme for governme
No fiscal issues with programme for govt - Noonan
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the new programme for government would not cause any fiscal or budgetary problems. He added that, while he would support debt re-profiling for Greece, Ireland would no longer be looking for the direct... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Allied Irish Bank cuts mortgage interest rate by 0.25%have been handed a little respite after one of the country's biggest mortgage l
Allied Irish Bank cuts mortgage interest rate by 0.25%
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
have been handed a little respite after one of the country's biggest mortgage lenders cut its rates. Finance Mi nister Michael Noonan said Allied Irish Bank's 0.25% reduction was a mark of the increasing competition among banks. The revised... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate billoperate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks r
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate bill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
operate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks reduced variable rates after Finance Minister Michael Noonan last May threatened that the authorities could take control of setting mortgage rates. Allied Irish Banks,... Read more
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The Star
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate billoperate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks r
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate bill
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
operate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks reduced variable rates after Finance Minister Michael Noonan last May threatened that the authorities could take control of setting mortgage rates. Allied Irish Banks,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate billoperate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks r
Irish opposition to test new government with mortgage rate bill
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
operate within whatever legislative framework parliament decides. Most banks reduced variable rates after Finance Minister Michael Noonan last May threatened that the authorities could take control of setting mortgage rates. Allied Irish Banks,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Deadline looms for Government on AIB flotationA decision to proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) in Dublin and Londo
Deadline looms for Government on AIB flotation
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
A decision to proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) in Dublin and London would require Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to secure the approval of Cabinet. He would then move to appoint a syndicate of advisers to manage the process... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fine Gael denies doing deal with Michael Lowry in exchange for his supportcutting and decided to abstain in Friday’s vote for Taoiseach. Talks on the is
Fine Gael denies doing deal with Michael Lowry in exchange for his support
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
cutting and decided to abstain in Friday’s vote for Taoiseach. Talks on the issue involving Mr Fitzmaurice, Mr Canney, and Michael Noonan will continue with the hope of getting the support of the Roscommon-Galway TD. © Irish Examiner Ltd. All... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ecofin meets as Greece debates price of bailout paymentMinister for Finance Michael Noonan, who was reappointed by Taoiseach Enda Kenn
Ecofin meets as Greece debates price of bailout payment
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, who was reappointed by Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Friday, will join colleagues from across the euro zone for the specially-convened meeting on the Greek bailout. As the 300-member Greek parliament prepared to vote... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Leo Varadker looks to be the major loser in new Cabinet formationsaid it had been touch and go as to whether the Independent Alliance would supp
Leo Varadker looks to be the major loser in new Cabinet formation
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
said it had been touch and go as to whether the Independent Alliance would support Mr Kenny’s nomination Finance Minister Michael Noonan will now work with Michael Fitzmaurice to hammer out an agreement on turf-cutting and bogs. Both sides are... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Leo Varadkar ‘shafted’ by Enda Kenny as chaos marks government formationsaid it had been touch and go as to whether the Independent Alliance would supp
Leo Varadkar ‘shafted’ by Enda Kenny as chaos marks government formation
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
said it had been touch and go as to whether the Independent Alliance would support Mr Kenny’s nomination Finance Minister Michael Noonan will now work with Michael Fitzmaurice to hammer out an agreement on turf-cutting and bogs. Both sides are... Read more
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RTE News
Frances Fitzgerald is Tánaiste in new Cabinetand it has been proposed that it will adjourn until 17 May. The Taoiseach outl
Frances Fitzgerald is Tánaiste in new Cabinet
RTE News / Posted 18 days ago
and it has been proposed that it will adjourn until 17 May. The Taoiseach outlined the new appointments this evening: Michael Noonan will remain as Minister for Finance and Charlie Flanagan will stay in Foreign Affairs and Trade. Former... Read more
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The Star
Ireland's Kenny re-elected PM as head of minority governmentin fiscal policy, though it suggested the state would take a more active role i
Ireland's Kenny re-elected PM as head of minority government
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
in fiscal policy, though it suggested the state would take a more active role in the banking sector. Finance Minister Michael Noonan, one of the longest-serving members of the euro zone's group of finance ministers, was reappointed to his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Live: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Harris replaces Varadkar as Minister for Healthfollowing Ministerial appointments were announced: Department of Social Protec
Live: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Harris replaces Varadkar as Minister for Health
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
following Ministerial appointments were announced: Department of Social Protection: Leo Varadkar Department of Finance: Michael Noonan Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Paschal Donohoe Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation:... Read more
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The Star
Irish finance minister Noonan re-appointedDUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan was reappointed to his
Irish finance minister Noonan re-appointed
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan was reappointed to his position on Friday after the re-election of Prime Minister Enda Kenny earlier in the day ended 10 weeks of political deadlock. Noonan, one of the longest-serving members... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish prime minister secures re-election after 10-week stalemateThey will be able pull the government down at any time." Kenny will name his n
Irish prime minister secures re-election after 10-week stalemate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
They will be able pull the government down at any time." Kenny will name his new Cabinet later on Friday. A senior government source said on Sunday that Finance Minister Michael Noonan was likely to be reappointed. (Editing by John Ston... Read more
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