The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen TD, today (27 April 2007) signed Regulations extending long-term lending limits for credit unions under Section 35 of the Credit Union Act 1997.
27.04.07Síníonn Brian Ó Comhain Rialacháin ag síneadh na dteorainneacha iasachta fadtréimhse do Chomhair Chreidmheasa
Síníonn Brian Ó Comhain Rialacháin ag síneadh na dteorainneacha iasachta fadtréimhse do Chomhair Chreidmheasa
Shínigh an tAire Airgeadais, an t-uasal Brian Ó Comhain T.D., Rialacháin a shíneann teorainneacha iasachta fadtréimhse do chomhair chreidmheasa faoi Alt 35 den Acht um Chomhar Creidmheasa 1997 inniu (27 Aibreán 2007).
The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen, T.D., today announced the appointment of Mr Pádraig Ó Ríordáin, Managing Partner of Arthur Cox Solicitors, as Chair of the Financial Legislation Advisory Forum.
20.04.07Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen, TD, publishes the Markets in Financial Instruments and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2007
The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen TD, today(20th April, 2007) announced that the Government had approved the publication of the Markets in Financial Instruments and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2007.
20.04.07Foilsíonn an tAire Airgeadais, an tUasal Brian Ó Comhain, TD, an Bille um Margaí in Ionstramaí Airgeadais agus Forálacha Ilghnéitheacha 2007
D’fhógair an tAire Airgeadais, an tUasal Brian Ó Comhain, TD, inniu gur cheadaigh an Rialtas foilsiú an Bhille um Margaí in Ionstramaí Airgeadais agus Forálacha Ilghnéitheacha 2007.
The Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen, TD, today (Monday 16th April) launched the Irish League of Credit Unions Annual Report for 2006 at the League’s offices in Dublin.
Need for enhanced competitiveness and wage restraint if prosperity is to be secured
The following statement was issued today (Tuesday, 3rd April, 2007) by the Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Cowen, T.D.
An Exchequer surplus of €1,861 million was recorded in the first quarter of 2007. This compares to an Exchequer surplus of €2,420 million for the first quarter of 2006 and a budgeted deficit of €546 million for 2007 as a whole.
The Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen T.D., today welcomed the latest quarterly economic outlook published by the Economic and Social Research Institute.
He said that: “while the outlook was positive, we cannot take our success for granted. If our prosperity is to be retained and built upon, we need to continue the sound policies and good management of this government.”
The Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen, TD, welcomed today’s data from the Central Statistics Office which show that Ireland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose by 6.0 per cent last year. The corresponding increase in our Gross National Product was 7.4 per cent. This is the strongest rate of annual growth since 2000.