The Exchequer Statement shows that the position of the Exchequer continues to improve. The underlying Exchequer deficit in 2015 is c. €2.1 billion compared to an underlying deficit of c. €6.1 billion in 2014 (Excluding all of the substantial one-off transactions). This equates to a year-on-year improvement of c.
02.10.15Strong Exchequer Returns shows Exchequer improvement of €3.5 billion compared to the same period in 2014
- Final Exchequer Statement September 2015.pdf
- Exchequer Returns end September 2015 information note.pdf
- End-September 2015 Exchequer Returns Presentation.pdf
- Appendix III - End-September 2015 Gross Voted Expenditure.pdf
- Appendix I - End-September 2015 Tax Receipts.pdf
- Appendix II - End-September 2015 Net Voted Expenditure.pdf
- End September Alternative Presentation
Minister Harris today (30-Sept) awarded the Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize on behalf of the Foundation for Fiscal Studies to Diarmaid Smyth and Rónán Hickey for their policy paper - ‘The Financial Crisis in Ireland and Government Revenues’.
Following an open selection process, the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, has appointed Mr Michael G. Tutty and Mr Seamus Coffey as Members of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.
The Department of Finance is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Department of Finance Economic Policy Competition. The competition now in its third year allows students to submit their policy proposition, through their respective third level institution, based on sound economic analysis. The winner of the competition will be offered a summer internship in the Department of Finance.
The GFCI published today (23-Sept-2015) profiles the competitiveness of 84 financial centres across the globe. This Index running since 2007 is considered an influential market survey drawing on assessments completed by over 3,000 financial services professionals.
Today (15-Sept) in New York Minister Harris has a busy schedule of events to promote the Government's International Services Strategy, IFS2020. New York as the major financial services hub has been central to the resilience of Ireland's financial services sector throughout the crisis, where approximately half of the 35,000 Irish employed in this sector work for US companies.
The Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan T.D., and the Secretary-General of the OECD, Mr. Angel Gurría today (15th of September) launched the OECD Economic Survey of Ireland 2015. The Survey provides a detailed assessment of Ireland’s economic performance and prospects.
Harris welcomes European Investment Bank proposal to assist in the response to the Refugee Crisis
Minister for Finance welcomes CSO data showing economic growth 6.7% higher than same period in 2014