Archive for : February, 2019

Government leads the way on ICT Apprenticeship – Donohoe  

7th February, 2019

  The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Thursday,) announced the first ICT Apprenticeship Scheme for Government Departments......

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Speech at Launch of the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer

7th February, 2019

  Good morning.   Firstly, I want to thank Joe Carmody and Feargal Purcell of Edelman Ireland for the invitation to attend the launch......

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Minister Donohoe hosts Credit Union event to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the sector

6th February, 2019

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Wednesday) hosted a credit union event in the Department of Finance.......

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Government continues ongoing Brexit planning

5th February, 2019

  As the next step in our Brexit Contingency Action Plan, the Government today agreed a measure in relation to VAT, to mitigate the......

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Spending Review for 2019 continues to build an evidence base & ensure prioritisation and best use of public expenditure across Govt

5th February, 2019

External academic reviews process to ensure Govt is achieving objective of getting best value for taxpayers’ money The Spending Review process undertaken by the......

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Opening statement to the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

5th February, 2019

Chairman,   I wish to thank the Committee for the invitation to come here today to discuss Brexit preparations and the recent European Commission......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes report benchmarking Ireland’s payments industry

4th February, 2019

Ireland now ranks tenth out of 27 EU Member States for the combined use of card payments, credit transfers and direct debits The volume......

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Minister Donohoe welcomes results of the latest SME Credit Demand Survey

3rd February, 2019

Survey shows Irish SME environment remains favourable Of those SMEs that did not access credit, 89% cited lack of credit requirements 7th year in......

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Ireland Strategic Investment Fund announces new investment strategy to focus on 5 key priority themes and publishes update on 2018 investment performance

1st February, 2019

  –        Future investments to focus on regional development, housing, indigenous businesses, climate change and Brexit –        New strategy follows 2018 review of ISIF......

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