In his 2015 Budget speech, the Minister for Finance made reference to the existence of a view that owners of zoned and serviced land are waiting for higher prices before taking steps to develop their land or sell it to others who will.
16.02.15Department of Finance Launches Consultation Process on the Potential of Taxation Measures to Encourage Development of Zoned and Serviced Land
12.02.15William Fry appointed as legal advisors for capital restructuring and other related matters in relation to State investment in AIB
The Department of Finance has appointed William Fry as legal advisor to the Department in relation to potential capital restructuring actions and other related matters with respect to the State's investments in AIB.
12.02.15Minister of State Harris speaks to Christian Aid conference on strengthening links between economy & society
Simon Harris, Minister of State at the Departments of Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, opened the Christian Aid conference on The Human Rights Impact of Tax and Fiscal Policy today, 12 February.
06.02.15Early repayment of €3.5 billion in IMF Loans will result in further interest rate savings for Ireland
- Early repayment of €3.5 billion of IMF loans completed
- Next stage of Government’s strategy to deliver saving of over €1.5 billion over lifetime of loans
- Cumulative repayments of €12.5 billion to date, representing over half of the IMF facility
An agreement between the Department of Finance and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) on a research programme covering macroeconomic and taxation issues was signed today (3rd February) by Frances Ruane, Director of the Institute and by Derek Moran, Secretary General of the Department.
Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland
Development and Expansion of Board
27.01.15Minister for Finance to lay revised regulations on macro prudential mortgage lending before the Houses of the Oireachtas
The Governor of the Central Bank Mr Patrick Honohan today consulted with the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan T.D. in relation to the Central Bank macro prudential proposals on residential mortgage lending. This consultation is required under section 48 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013.
27.01.15Joint Press Release from the Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan T.D, and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin T.D on the IMF Article IV consultation of Ireland 2015
The Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan T.D, and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin T.D, welcomed the publication today of the Concluding Statement of the IMF Irish Mission on the 2015 Article IV consultation.
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD., met Mr Richard Pym, the Chairman of Allied Irish Banks Plc earlier today. At the meeting the Minister discussed the Board of AIB’s plan to recruit a new Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the bank following the resignation of Mr David Duffy in recent days.
Commenting on the meeting the Minister said: