Charlie Mccreevy

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At the meeting, Michael O’Leary told  shareholders that further strikes were likely to follow this summer’s industrial unrest at Ryanair as the airline got to grips with trade unions.

Ryanair looks likely to face increasing pressure from shareholders in the future to make changes to its board, even though investors voted to re-elect(...)

 Michael O’Leary and Charlie McCreevy during  a Ryanair agm  at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former finance minister Charlie McCreevy and one-time partner with accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers Declan McKeon are stepping down as Ryanair direc(...)

The dwelling house exemption can enable someone inheriting a home to avoid  inheritance tax.

In a piece recently about a row within a family over an inheritance where the son who had minded his mother for many year might lose out, would he not(...)

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Reducing tax relief on pension contributions risks undermining the Government’s strategy to improve coverage and adequacy of income for people in reti(...)

The ‘gifted’ property could be a holiday home or investment property. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

More than 600 people availed of a now restricted relief to pass on property worth some €176 million in 2016 free of tax, latest figures from Revenue s(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives for a meeting  in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, February 23rd. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

The keenest students of successful politicians are often the successors of their defeated opponents. Tony Blair served his political apprenticeship w(...)

So far, only the Green Party has insisted that the Government must not deviate from plans to restrict one-off rural housing under the national planning framework. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Just over 30 years ago, I wrote about the rampant suburbanisation of Ireland’s countryside by “one-off” houses in a three-part series we called Bungal(...)

Question: We have built a new home. We would love to keep our current house (which we have lived in for 25 years ): a) as part of our pension plan; (...)

Central Bank fails to meet key target of its own.

The Central Bank, responsible for making sure financial firms were ready this week for Europe’s biggest market rules shake-up in a decade, failed to m(...)

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The final exchequer returns for 2017 show that the public finances ended the year on target, with tax revenues 6 per cent up on the previous year to t(...)

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