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  • 26.06.10

    Mr Brian Lenihan T.D, Minister for Finance and Professor K. C. Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government signed in Dublin today, 22 June 2010, an Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income.

  • 24.06.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan TD, today welcomed the publication today of the Concluding Statement of the IMF Irish Mission on the 2010 Article IV Consultation: 

    “I welcome the Concluding Statement of the IMF Irish Mission, which sets out the key summary findings and which will form the basis of their more detailed Annual Staff Report on Ireland.

  • 22.06.10

    Mr Brian Lenihan T.D, Minister for Finance and Professor K. C. Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government signed in Dublin today, 22 June 2010, an Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income.

  • 17.06.10

    The Minister for Finance has welcomed the publication of the opinion of the European Central Bank (ECB) on the Central Bank Reform Bill 2010.  The opinion follows an earlier opinion from the ECB dated 7 April 2010 based on the draft heads of the Bill.

  • 09.06.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan T.D., said:

    “The Government has now agreed that the Oireachtas consider these reports. In this context, I understand that Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance and the Public Service intends to invite the authors of both reports to appear before it and elaborate on their findings.”

  • 01.06.10

    Last December, the media reported that Bank of Ireland had paid a substantial bonus last year to a senior manager.

     

    The Bank had repeatedly told the Department of Finance that no performance related bonuses had been paid to senior management. The Minister relied on this incorrect information in his replies to Parliamentary Questions about bank bonuses.

     

  • 31.05.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, TD has confirmed today that an additional €2 billion is being made available to Anglo Irish Bank to support the capital position of the bank.

  • 18.05.10

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan T.D. welcomed today’s successful bond issuance by the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA): "I welcome the National Treasury Management Agency’s bond issuance today. The bonds offered in the auction were a 4 year and 10 year bond worth up to €750 million each and these bonds received bids of over 3 times the maximum amount on offer.

  • 02.05.10

    The Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan T.D., welcomed the agreement today by Eurogroup Ministers to endorse a three year programme of support, which has strong conditionality attached, to assist Greece.

  • 29.04.10

    Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, announces publication of the Financial Services (Deposit Guarantee Scheme) Bill 2009.

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan TD, today announced that the Government had approved the publication of the Financial Services (Deposit Guarantee Scheme) Bill 2009.