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Ireland Strategic Investment Fund’s sale of interests in global fossil fuel companies leads the way in green thinking – Donohoe & D’Arcy

4th January, 2019

Ireland among first in the world to divest from global fossil fuel companies Completes divestment worth €68m from 38 companies involved in oil, gas......

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Surplus recorded in 2018 Exchequer figures for first time since 2006 – Donohoe

3rd January, 2019

End of Q4 2018 shows strong tax performance & spending being managed within expectations  The Exchequer recorded a small surplus of €0.1 billion last......

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Public servants will now have the choice to work beyond the age of 65 to age 70 if they so choose

26th December, 2018

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, and Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan TD, have announced that the Public......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes Department of Finance’s publication of research papers measuring the potential output (or ‘speed limit’) of the Irish economy

23rd December, 2018

      Findings reveal degree of spare capacity in the economy today with possible overheating pressures in the years ahead    The Minister......

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Minister Donohoe announces commencement of VAT Compensation Scheme for Charities

21st December, 2018

€5m available in 2019 to finance payments under the scheme   Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today......

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