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It is anticipated that Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will say that his objective is for a broadly balanced budget. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Some of the high levels of corporation tax paid by multinationals will be set aside and put into the State’s so-called “rainy day fund”, the Governmen(...)

PTSB chief executive Jeremy Masding told the Oireachtas finance committee that the bank intended to reduce its NPLs to a single-digit percentage by March next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Permanent TSB (PTSB) has offered 400 properties to the State’s housing agency as it seeks to remove its stock of about 2,000 properties from its books(...)

Now that the abortion referendum is out of the way politicians are turning their attention to the shape of the next budget. Minister for Finance Pasch(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is expected to outline how different levels of public spending will affect the budget deficit. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government will justify an expected decision not to spend all the money available to it in the October budget by claiming alternatives to its appr(...)

Micheál Martin: he  argued strongly in favour of repeal. He met an immediate backlash within the parliamentary party and the wider grassroots. However, he got it right and they got it wrong

Micheál Martin issued a very clear message to the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party on Tuesday night to implement the decision of the people on the Eigh(...)

Micheál Martin at Dublin Castle for the referendum results on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The high level of support for repealing the Eighth Amendment across the country won’t impact on Fianna Fáil’s chances in the next general election des(...)

Turnout in both Cork North Central and Cork South Central topped the 60 per cent mark. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Cork city and suburbs have followed the national pattern – with people voting almost two to one to repeal the Eight Amendment. The result is a dramat(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: “The forthcoming Summer Economic Statement 2018 will outline the parameters for Budget 2019.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government may have as much as €1.3 billion for tax cuts and spending increases in the upcoming budget, somewhat more than previously thought. In(...)

Micheál Martin: “There are people who are unhappy with the stance I’ve taken but there are a lot too who are happy with it.”

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has dismissed suggestions that his leadership of the party may be under threat because of his decision to come out i(...)

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Public Exepnditure & Reform. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government has spending flexibility or “fiscal space” of €1.8 billion for this year’s budget but Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stressed it (...)

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