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Minister Donohoe welcomes CSO figures pointing to strong employment growth

22nd September, 2017

Employment increased by 48,100 (2.4%) in the second quarter relative to the same period last year. Full-time employment increased by 77,800 (5%) in the......

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Speech to the Irish Times PwC Tax Summit

20th September, 2017

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, it is very nice to be here.    I am somewhat busy these days, as you......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes Public Services Committee of ICTU endorsement of Public Service Stability Agreement 2018 – 2020

18th September, 2017

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Monday) welcomed the decision of the Public Services Committee of the......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes ratings upgrade by Moody’s

15th September, 2017

  The credit ratings agency Moody’s has today (Friday) upgraded Ireland’s sovereign rating to A2 from A3 (a one notch improvement on the Moody’s......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes CSO data confirming continued robust growth in the Irish economy

15th September, 2017

In the second quarter of this year, real GDP rose by 1.4 per cent relative to the previous quarter; as a result the level......

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