Michael Noonan

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Belfast Telegraph
Gerry Adams: Michael Noonan was not pulled before Special Criminal Court for Fine Gael tax offences Sinn Fein leader insists 'Slab' should have at least got a jury trial Republ
Gerry Adams: Michael Noonan was not pulled before Special Criminal Court for Fine Gael tax offences
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Sinn Fein leader insists 'Slab' should have at least got a jury trial Republic of Ireland's finance minister Michael Noonan Sinn Fein president... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Drug research: What can we really believe?You can’t watch television for very long without seeing an ad for a new prescri
Drug research: What can we really believe?
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
You can’t watch television for very long without seeing an ad for a new prescription drug. The voiceover talks glowingly about the benefits, while we are shown images of happy people swallowing the latest remedy. Often they add the phrase “clinical... Read more
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The Irish Times
Kevin Cardiff: The Brian Lenihan I knew was unselfishOne of the principles that defined the Civil Service during my career was polit
Kevin Cardiff: The Brian Lenihan I knew was unselfish
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
One of the principles that defined the Civil Service during my career was political impartiality: civil servants were there to serve whichever government had been elected, and rules prevented any but the more junior grades from being active in party... Read more
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The Irish Times
Kevin Cardiff: The Brian Lenihan I knewOne of the principles that defined the Civil Service during my career was polit
Kevin Cardiff: The Brian Lenihan I knew
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
One of the principles that defined the Civil Service during my career was political impartiality: civil servants were there to serve whichever government had been elected, and rules prevented any but the more junior grades from being active in party... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Foster care abuse whistleblower meets HSE chief | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The HSE whistleblower w
Foster care abuse whistleblower meets HSE chief
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The HSE whistleblower who uncovered the foster care abuse scandal has held a “lengthy, constructive,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tobacco companies ‘operating in shadows’ | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Tobacco companies are workin
Tobacco companies ‘operating in shadows’
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Tobacco companies are working through the courts and lobbying the European Commission to roll back rules on smoking... Read more
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The Irish Times
Central Bank realised €1bn on bonds in 2015, Noonan saysThe Central Bank realised a €1 billion capital gain in 2015 on the disposal of
Central Bank realised €1bn on bonds in 2015, Noonan says
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Central Bank realised a €1 billion capital gain in 2015 on the disposal of government bonds held after the deal to scrap the Anglo Irish Bank promissory note scheme, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. In reply to a parliamentary... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Noonan must explain €900m 'black hole' in economic forecast, says McGrath | Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 12:23 pm By Daniel McConnell,
Noonan must explain €900m 'black hole' in economic forecast, says McGrath
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 12:23 pm By Daniel McConnell, Political... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Regency shooting: Veronica Guerin's brother says we have lost the battle against crime | Irish Examiner Our politicians have all failed us and have done nothing...
Regency shooting: Veronica Guerin's brother says we have lost the battle against crime
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Our politicians have all failed us and have done nothing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jimmy Guerin: ‘We are not losing the battle against crime, we have lost it’ | Irish Examiner Our politicians have all failed us and have done nothing i
Jimmy Guerin: ‘We are not losing the battle against crime, we have lost it’
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Our politicians have all failed us and have done nothing in 20 years to tackle... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish finance minister sets out income tax plan, would raise minimum wageDUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party will ensure high earners do not make "
Irish finance minister sets out income tax plan, would raise minimum wage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
DUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party will ensure high earners do not make "extravagant gains" from planned income tax cuts and also raise the minimum wage by 15 percent by 2021 if re-elected, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on... Read more
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The Star
Irish finance minister sets out income tax plan, would raise minimum wageDUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's senior coalition party will ensure high earners do
Irish finance minister sets out income tax plan, would raise minimum wage
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's senior coalition party will ensure high earners do not make "extravagant gains" from planned income tax cuts and also raise the minimum wage by 15 percent by 2021 if re-elected, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Michael Noonan rejects claims he got his figures wrong | Irish Examiner Sunday, February 07, 2016 - 01:13 pm By Daniel McConnell
Michael Noonan rejects claims he got his figures wrong
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, February 07, 2016 - 01:13 pm By Daniel McConnell Political Editor Finance Minister Michael Noonan has strongly... Read more
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RTE News
Noonan outlines Fine Gael plan to abolish USCMinister for Finance Michael Noonan has outlined Fine Gael's plan to abolish th
Noonan outlines Fine Gael plan to abolish USC
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has outlined Fine Gael's plan to abolish the USC by 2020 as part of the party's Long Term Economic plan. Speaking at Fine Gael's election HQ, Minister Noonan said that the plan is part of the Fine Gael commitment... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Back, neck pain: The missing pieceI see a lot of patients with back and neck pain who are frustrated with their c
Back, neck pain: The missing piece
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
I see a lot of patients with back and neck pain who are frustrated with their condition. They’ve tried yoga, Pilates, lifting weights, core training — nothing seems to help. Sometimes exercise even makes it worse. They are at a loss about their pain... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Simon Coveney’s brother questions how so many people were 'left behind' | Irish Examiner Simon Coveney's brother tells conference of the recovery tha
Simon Coveney’s brother questions how so many people were 'left behind'
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Simon Coveney's brother tells conference of the recovery that ‘no-one feels’ by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney’s businessman brother has publicly... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Michael Noonan ‘aware of abuse claims in 1996’ | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Finance Minister Michae
Michael Noonan ‘aware of abuse claims in 1996’
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Finance Minister Michael Noonan knew of abuse allegations at a foster home in the southeast as far... Read more
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Irish Examiner
When you're explaining, you're losing | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 08:40 pm by Daniel McConnel
When you're explaining, you're losing
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 08:40 pm by Daniel McConnell, Irish Examiner Political Editor It is often said that when you are explaining, you’re... Read more
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The Irish Times
FG economic plan: Do the numbers add up?Fine Gael’s “long-term economic plan” is predicated on the delivery of steadfas
FG economic plan: Do the numbers add up?
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Fine Gael’s “long-term economic plan” is predicated on the delivery of steadfast growth in each of the next five years. That’ s ambitious at the best of times, all the more so as pressures build in the world economy. In the short-term, however, the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Michael Noonan: I knew about south east abuse allegations 20 years ago | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 03:47 pm By Daniel McConnel
Michael Noonan: I knew about south east abuse allegations 20 years ago
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 03:47 pm By Daniel McConnell, political editor Finance... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fine Gael promises more jobs and abolition of USC in economic plan | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 12:02 pm Fine Gael has publ
Fine Gael promises more jobs and abolition of USC in economic plan
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 12:02 pm Fine Gael has published its long-term economic plan. It... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish PM outlines economic plan as support dipsDUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party Fine Gael would use a quarter of the a
Irish PM outlines economic plan as support dips
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
DUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party Fine Gael would use a quarter of the additional 10 billion euros it estimates will be available during the next government's five-year term on tax cuts if it is re-elected later this month, it said on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fine Gael roll back on proposal for rainy day cash | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 Irish Examiner Political Repo
Fine Gael roll back on proposal for rainy day cash
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 Irish Examiner Political Reporter Finance Minister Michael Noonan has rolled back on plans for a... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Irish Tax Revenues 'A Sign Of Stabilizing Economy'by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London03 February 2016 The 7.3 percent increa
Irish Tax Revenues 'A Sign Of Stabilizing Economy'
Tax-News.com / Posted 10 days ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London03 February 2016 The 7.3 percent increase in Irish tax revenues last month highlights "the progress that has been made [in] stabilizing the public finances and... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kenny rallies the troops with final promises as Dail set to be dissolvedPolitics Niall O'Connor and Kevin Doyle – 03 February 2016 02:30 AM Font Size
Kenny rallies the troops with final promises as Dail set to be dissolved
Herald.ie / Posted 10 days ago
Politics Niall O'Connor and Kevin Doyle – 03 February 2016 02:30 AM Font Size Fine Gael ministers have pledged to introduce strict rules surrounding patients lying on trolleys,... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU backs easing of Ireland’s budget targets by €1.5bnThe European Commission has backed moves to grant Ireland up to €1.5 billion in
EU backs easing of Ireland’s budget targets by €1.5bn
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
The European Commission has backed moves to grant Ireland up to €1.5 billion in additional “fiscal space” for new tax and spending measures in coming years. An unpublished document seen by The Irish Times shows that the European Union executive has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Department of Finance report over €400m improvement in public finances | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 05:29 pm The Department of F
Department of Finance report over €400m improvement in public finances
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 05:29 pm The Department of Finance says the public finances... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Ireland Mulls Tax Changes For Personal Services Companiesby Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London02 February 2016 The Irish Government h
Ireland Mulls Tax Changes For Personal Services Companies
Tax-News.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London02 February 2016 The Irish Government has launched a consultation on the use of intermediary-type structures and self-employment arrangements, and their... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin launch advert criticising FG tax plans | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 01:14 pm By Elaine Loughlin,
Sinn Féin launch advert criticising FG tax plans
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 01:14 pm By Elaine Loughlin, Political Reporter Sinn Féin has today claimed that Fine Gael’s figures... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kenny poised to call election as an extra €1bn pours into coffers Niall O'Connor and John Downing – 02 February 2016 02:30 AM Font Size Taisea
Kenny poised to call election as an extra €1bn pours into coffers
Herald.ie / Posted 11 days ago
Niall O'Connor and John Downing – 02 February 2016 02:30 AM Font Size Taiseach Enda Kenny is poised to announce the date of the General Election as new figures show an extra €1bn... Read more
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The Irish Times
Department of Finance dismisses ‘fiscal space’ discrepancy claimsThe Department of Finance has dismissed claims of a big discrepancy between its
Department of Finance dismisses ‘fiscal space’ discrepancy claims
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
The Department of Finance has dismissed claims of a big discrepancy between its assessment of the funds available for tax cuts and spending increases in coming years and those of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council. With the election imminent,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Nama plans ‘illegal State aid’, say buildersThe builders challenging plans of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) t
Nama plans ‘illegal State aid’, say builders
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
The builders challenging plans of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to construct 20,000 homes have broadened their complaint to include the body’s involvement in commercial development. Five builders have complained to the European Union... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jed Nash: Fine Gael are changing and adjusting their figures every day | Irish Examiner Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 03:00 pm By Elaine Loughlin,
Jed Nash: Fine Gael are changing and adjusting their figures every day
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 03:00 pm By Elaine Loughlin, political reporter Labour... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tánaiste tells delegates Ireland remains at risk of 'further economic shocks' | Irish Examiner Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 11:54 am By Fiachra Ó Cionna
Tánaiste tells delegates Ireland remains at risk of 'further economic shocks'
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 11:54 am By Fiachra Ó CionnaithPolitical... Read more
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Herald.ie
Wallace faces €2m bill to vulture fund at centre of Dail claimsCourts Tim Healy and Shane Phelan – 30 January 2016 02:30 AM A judgment for €
Wallace faces €2m bill to vulture fund at centre of Dail claims
Herald.ie / Posted 14 days ago
Courts Tim Healy and Shane Phelan – 30 January 2016 02:30 AM A judgment for €2m was granted against Mr Wallace over his guarantee of a loan given by Ulster Bank to a company of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Senior officials warned Noonan over cuts to USC in budgetThe Government was warned before the last budget that planned cuts to the Unive
Senior officials warned Noonan over cuts to USC in budget
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
The Government was warned before the last budget that planned cuts to the Universal Social Charge (USC) would narrow the tax base, and that reductions in the charge in future could be accompanied by increases in PRSI. The warning came from the Tax... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Michael Noonan has been very honest with the Irish people, says Bruton | Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 01:38 pm By Elaine Loughlin, P
Michael Noonan has been very honest with the Irish people, says Bruton
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 01:38 pm By Elaine Loughlin, Political Reporter Jobs... Read more
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RTE News
Irish finances are 'on safe side' - TaoiseachTaoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government are not "going overboard in terms
Irish finances are 'on safe side' - Taoiseach
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government are not "going overboard in terms of election auctioneering". The Taoiseach was responding to comments made by Chairman of the Fiscal Advisory Council Professor John McHale on RTÉ's Morning Ireland... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish finance minister plans contingency fund if re-electedDUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party would build up a contingency fund as a
Irish finance minister plans contingency fund if re-elected
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
DUBLIN: Ireland's senior coalition party would build up a contingency fund as a buffer against fiscal shocks if it remains in power after elections expected to be held next month, Finance Minister Michael Noonan was quoted as saying on Friday. Fine... Read more
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The Irish Times
Don’t blame Frankfurt bogeyman Trichet for our illsYet more controversy over the refusal of former European Central Bank chief Jea
Don’t blame Frankfurt bogeyman Trichet for our ills
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
Yet more controversy over the refusal of former European Central Bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet to permit losses on senior bank bonds obscures deeper lessons. Yes, some of Trichet’s actions were reprehensible. Three times, he threatened to cut... Read more
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RTE News
Investigation into impact of bogus self-employmentThe Government has launched a consultation process into the impact of bogus sel
Investigation into impact of bogus self-employment
RTE News / Posted 16 days ago
The Government has launched a consultation process into the impact of bogus self-employment arrangements, which unions estimate have cost the exchequer almost €650m in the construction sector alone. Last month, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Calls in the Dáil for the resignation of Minister Noonan | Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 04:18 pm The Dáil has heard
Calls in the Dáil for the resignation of Minister Noonan
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 04:18 pm The Dáil has heard calls for Michael Noonan to resign over claims he misled... Read more
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The Irish Times
Banking inquiry members clash over ‘bias’ accusationMr Murphy said retiring socialist TD Mr Higgins stated his intention to oppose
Banking inquiry members clash over ‘bias’ accusation
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Mr Murphy said retiring socialist TD Mr Higgins stated his intention to oppose the final report before the inquiry had begun its work. “The legislation, it was never going to do what you would like it to do and you knew that when you signed up,” he... Read more
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The Irish Times
ECB says it was always transparent about roleThe European Central Bank has claimed it had always been transparent about its
ECB says it was always transparent about role
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
The European Central Bank has claimed it had always been transparent about its role in Ireland’s economic crash. A report by the Oireachtas banking inquiry published on Wednesday heavily criticised the ECB and found the organisation contributed to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Burning bondholders ‘could have saved the State €9bn’The State could have saved more than €9 billion by imposing losses on senior de
Burning bondholders ‘could have saved the State €9bn’
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
The State could have saved more than €9 billion by imposing losses on senior debt holders at the six Irish banks, the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) told the Government in March 2011. Written evidence supplied to the Oireachtas banking... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Banking Inquiry: ECB decision cost State €9.1bn | Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 Irish Examiner Political Repor
Banking Inquiry: ECB decision cost State €9.1bn
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 Irish Examiner Political Reporter An “explicit” refusal by the European Central Bank to allow the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Europe's banking chiefs 'blocked Republic of Ireland from saving billions on bank debts' Ciaran Lynch, chairman of the inquiry Europe's banking chiefs blocked Irelan
Europe's banking chiefs 'blocked Republic of Ireland from saving billions on bank debts'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Ciaran Lynch, chairman of the inquiry Europe's banking chiefs blocked Ireland from saving as much as 9.1 billion euro on crippling bank debts, the banking... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Banking Inquiry Analysis: There was never going to be a 'gotcha' moment | Irish Examiner Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 06:33 pm By Michael Cliffor
Banking Inquiry Analysis: There was never going to be a 'gotcha' moment
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 06:33 pm By Michael Clifford The Banking Inquiry... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Europe's banking chiefs 'blocked Ireland from saving billions on bank debts' Ciaran Lynch, chairman of the inquiry Europe's banking chiefs blocked Irelan
Europe's banking chiefs 'blocked Ireland from saving billions on bank debts'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Ciaran Lynch, chairman of the inquiry Europe's banking chiefs blocked Ireland from saving as much as 9.1 billion euro on crippling bank debts, the banking inquiry has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government set to announce 1,000 extra social housing units | Irish Examiner Monday, January 25, 2016 - 07:27 pm By Daniel McConnell,
Government set to announce 1,000 extra social housing units
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, January 25, 2016 - 07:27 pm By Daniel McConnell, Political Editor The Government is to announce 1,000... Read more
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