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  • 26.10.10

    The Government has today decided that an overall adjustment of €15 billion over the next four years is warranted in order to achieve the target deficit of 3% of GDP by 2014. The key reasons for the significant increase from the figure announced in Budget 2010 are lower growth prospects both at home and abroad and higher debt interest costs.

  • 22.10.10

    The Minister for Finance today confirmed that the EBS Building Society sales process has moved to its final stage;

  • 22.10.10

    Dheimhnigh an tAire Airgeadais inniu go raibh próiseas díolta an Chumainn Foirgníochta Oideachais (EBS) ag druidim chun críche;

    · Cuireadh na tairiscintí go léir a fuarthas i gcomparáid lena chéile agus rinneadh iad a mheasúnú go cothrom ar bhonn réimse de chritéir, agus san áireamh a luach don cháiníocóir, a struchtúr agus inseachadtacht.

  • 07.10.10

    The signing of a Double Taxation Agreement with Montenegro on 7 October 2010, brings to 60 the number of comprehensive double taxation agreements which Ireland has signed. Double Taxation Agreements seek to eliminate and minimise double taxation that might arise for companies operating cross-border.

  • 02.10.10

    The following statement was issued today (Monday, October 4th 2010) by the Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, T.D. 

    An Exchequer deficit of €13,376 million was recorded at end-September 2010.  This compares to an Exchequer deficit of €20,158 million for the first nine months of 2009. 

  • 30.09.10


    It is an urgent and immediate priority to reinforce international market confidence in our ability and commitment to restore our banking system to health and to secure the long-term sustainability of our fiscal position.

  • 29.09.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, today signed a Commencement Order bringing the Central Bank Reform Act 2010 into law with effect from 1 October 2010. 

    The Minister said:

  • 29.09.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, has today appointed five members to the Central Bank Commission with effect from Friday, 1 October.

    As provided for in legislation, the terms of office of the first appointees will vary in length in order to ensure that future vacancies on the Commission will be staggered. The appointees and their terms of office are as follows:

  • 23.09.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan T.D. noted the publication today (23 September) of second quarter national accounts data.

    The Minister said:

  • 22.09.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, T.D. has today formally appointed Mr Peter Nyberg as sole member of the Commission of Investigation into the banking sector in Ireland.