Press Releases issued by the Department of Finance
Reappointment of Mr. John Hurley as Governor of the Central Bank
Statement regarding the Irish Financial Services Regulatory
Minister's Statement The Government has today decided, having consulted with the Board of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc ("Anglo"), to take steps that will enable the Bank to be taken into public ownership.
Resignation of the non-executive Directors of Anglo Irish Bank. The Minister for Finance notes the resignation of all of the non-executive Directors of Anglo Irish Bank other than the Chairman and those appointed under the Bank Guarantee Scheme.
Government Announcement - 11 February 2009 Recapitalisation of Allied Irish Bank and Bank of Ireland Recapitalisation Package The Minister for Finance today announced that the Government has agreed the recapitalisation terms to be offered to Allied Irish Bank and Bank of Ireland.
Statement regarding the establishment of a Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears and a Code of Conduct for Business Lending to Small and Medium EnterprisesThe Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, TD, welcomes today's announcement by the Financial Regulator of the establishment of the Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears and the Code of Conduct for Business Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises.
Press Release on Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2009
Statement by Minister for FinanceThe Minister notes to-day's report in the Irish Times suggesting that Dr. Michael Walsh believes Irish Nationwide Building Society requires significant Government support.
Statement of the Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan TD, on the publication of the Anglo Irish Bank Accounts 2008.
Statement on PricewaterhouseCoopers Report
Minister for Finance announces intention to exclude small,peripheral airports from the Air Travel Tax The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD today 25 February 2009 announced that he intends to bring forward legislation to exempt from Air Travel Tax (with effect from the commencement date of the tax, 30 March 2009) those airports that had less than 50,000 departing passengers in the previous calendar year.
Press Release on Covered Institution Remuneration Oversight Committee Report
Publication of report on the Implications of Cross Border Shopping for the Irish Exchequer prepared by the Office of the Revenue Commissioners and the Central Statistics Office.
Statement by Minister for Finance on Irish Nationwide Building Society The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, confirmed today that he had discussions last evening with the two directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society appointed by him to promote the public interest, Mr Adrian Kearns and Mr Rory O Ferrall.
Restrictions on recruitmentThe Minister for Finance confirmed to Dáil Éireann this afternoon that the Government took a decision at the weekend to restrict public service recruitment.
Minister for Finance's Response to Fine Gael's Economic Policy Document
Freagra an Aire Airgeadais ar Dhoiciméad Polasaí Geilleagrach le Fine Gael
Statement by Minister for Finance on the EGM of Bank of Ireland The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, today welcomed the vote of the Extraordinary General Court of the Company of Bank of Ireland where the Ordinary Stockholders passed all the resolutions required for the Government's planned recapitalisation of the bank to proceed.
Implementation of Moratorium on Recruitment and Promotions in the Public Service: Questions & Answers Friday 27 March 2009
End-Quarter 1 2009 Exchequer Returns
Minister for Finance response to AIB statement on capitalThe Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan, TD welcomes today's statement from AIB that it is to move to strengthen its capital position by a further €1.5bn over and above the State capital injection of €3.5bn.
Foilsiú na Meastachán Athbhreithnithe 2009 do Sheirbhísí Poiblí
Publication of 2009 Revised Estimates for Public Services “Disciplined Management of Spending Pressures”“Continued Large Capital Spend to be focussed on job creation and economic development”
Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, announces publication of the Financial Services (Deposit Guarantee Scheme) Bill 2009. The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan TD, today announced that the Government had approved the publication of the Financial Services (Deposit Guarantee Scheme) Bill 2009.
Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD,
Finance Bill 2009 Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan T.D. announces Finance Bill 2009 which gives effect to the proposed Supplementary Budget changes. The Supplementary Budget was introduced to restore order and stability in the public finances so that we can protect existing jobs and engender the economic confidence that will lead to further employment creation. 1. The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, T.D. today (7 May 2009) published
Statement by Minister for Finance on the EGM of AIB The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, today welcomed the vote of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Allied Irish Bank where the Ordinary Shareholders passed all the resolutions required for the Government's planned recapitalisation of the bank to proceed:
Publication of Anglo Irish Bank Accounts for the Six Months to31st March 2009Statement of the Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan TD The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan TD, today noted the publication of Anglo Irish Bank's financial results for the six months to 31 March 2009.
End May Exchequer Returns The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan T.D., today noted the end-May Exchequer Returns and stated:“The end-May Exchequer returns shows that tax revenues are broadly in line with my Department projections for this part of the year.
Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan TD, welcomes the nomination of Mr. Pat Molloy as the Governor Designate of the Bank of Ireland
Fáiltíonn an tAire Airgeadais, Brian Ó Luineacháin Uasal, T.D., roimh ainmniú Pat Molloy Uasal mar Ghobharnóir Sainithe ar Bhanc na hÉireann.
Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, T.D., announces publication of the Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009 The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan TD, today (12th, June,2009) announced that the Government had approved the publication of the Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009.
Cód Cleachtais Leasaithe agus Uasdátaithe um Rialachas Comhlachtaí Stáit Tá an tAire Airgeadais, Brian Ó Luineacháin TD, tar éis leagan leasaithe agus uasdátaithe den Chód Cleachtais um Rialachas Comhlachtaí Stáit a fhoilsiú.
Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan TD announces major reform of the institutional structures for regulation of financial services in Ireland The Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan TD, today (18 June, 2009) announced the Government's agreement to the establishment of a single fully integrated regulatory institution, the Central Bank of Ireland Commission.
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