Minister for Finance welcomes SME input to ongoing formulation of SME support policies
Minister for Finance welcomes interim dividend from the liquidation of IBRC
The Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan T.D. has strongly welcomed the payment of the first interim dividend of 25% to all admitted unsecured creditors of IBRC:
09.12.16Minister for Finance welcomes CSO data showing continued robust annual economic growth in the third quarter
Minister for Finance welcomes CSO data showing continued robust annual economic growth in the third quarter
08.12.16New era of stronger European Investment Bank activity in Ireland: Taoiseach to open EIB Dublin office and Minister Noonan to chair meeting to outline increased EIB engagement
New era of stronger European Investment Bank activity in Ireland: Taoiseach to open EIB Dublin office and Minister Noonan to chair meeting to outline increased EIB engagement
Minister Noonan congratulates T.K. Whitaker on reaching his centenary year
Commenting on this special occasion Minister Noonan said:
- The ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has today issued an opinion which affirmed Ireland's A+ / A-1 long & short-term sovereign rating and the outlook remains stable. This is the first assessment by S&P Global ratings of Ireland since the revisions to our 2015 GDP earlier this year and also since publication of Budget 2017.
The Minister for Finance has welcomed the changes announced by the Central Bank of Ireland today to the macro prudential rules.
The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D. said:
“The updated rules should enable all of those borrowing to purchase a home to find it easier to source a mortgage that suits their needs.”
- Employment in the third quarter of 2016 was up 0.7% equating to an additional 13,500 jobs relative to the previous quarter.
- In annual terms, numbers in employment are up by 57,500 (2.9%)
- The level of employment is now at highest level since Q4 2008 with some 194,000 jobs created since the low point of the crisis.
Officials working on behalf of the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D. continue preparation for a future sale of some of the State’s shareholding in AIB.