A  Bord na Mona  peat powered Power station in Co Offaly.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Despite the weight of conventional wisdom to the contrary, issues can and do move at high speed within the public sector. On Monday morning, the Na(...)

National Treasury Management Agency chief executive John Corrigan: described by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan as “one of the most dedicated public servants” in the State. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

After five years as chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency, John Corrigan presided over the launch of its annual report for the(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said about €40 billion of the State’s debt related to the banks, with the annual interest a mere €1 billion

It might have been the fact that he’s about to slip off on his summer holiday but the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan was particularly upbeat yest(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said the Government hoped to reduce interest payments on Ireland’s national debt by up to €375 million a year. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Central Bank yesterday upgraded its growth projections for the economy to 2.5 per cent this year, suggesting recovery was stronger than previously(...)

NTMA chief executive John Corrigan said the agency has raised almost 90 per cent of its indicative funding target of €8 billion for this year.  Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland could save up to €375 million a year in interest costs on our national debt if it can secure an agreement to refinance €15 billion worth of(...)

Dermot Gleeson SC: last year  he earned the single highest costs payment of almost €130,000

The largest single fee earned by a barrister working for the State Claims Agency in a medical negligence case was almost €200,000 last year, despite (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with NTMA officials in the Treasury Holdings building in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /Irish Times

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed an auction of €500 million of the benchmark 10-Year Irish government bond, the 3.40 per c(...)

The NTMA is to auction €500 million of ten-year bonds on Thursday. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is to auction €500 million of ten-year bonds on Thursday. The auction will be conducted between (...)

Speculation about a successor to John Corrigan is likely to include Brendan McDonagh, the chief executive of Nama. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Treasury Management Agency has begun the search for a new chief executive to succeed John Corrigan, who is stepping down in December. The(...)

The National Treasury Management Agency Ireland is seeking to ease its funding requirements for 2016 by buying back some debt due for repayment that year. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Treasury Management Agency Ireland is seeking to ease its funding requirements for 2016 by buying back some debt due for repayment that y(...)