Yet again FF tax comments misleading and inaccurate – Donohoe

Fianna Fáil are once again misleading the public on Fine Gael’s tax proposals, according to Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe.  “Fine Gael’s tax proposals are simple and straightforward. Firstly, we want to increase the threshold where the higher rate of income tax kicks in.  We want to raise it from €36,500 […]

Is Micheál Martin proposing to give up our tax veto?

Will Martin try to blame yet another Fianna Fáil manifesto typo? The Fianna Fáil manifesto commits a European Fiscal and Transfer Union but this will undermine our FDI model and put employment across the country under threat according to the Minister for Finance and Fine Gael Director of Organisation, Paschal Donohoe. The FF vow raises […]

Carers and people with disabilities hit in Fianna Fáil manifesto debacle

FF gives €267 million tax cut to the wealthy, but only €10 over five years to carers and people with disabilities The debacle of the Fianna Fáil manifesto continued this morning (Tuesday) as it emerged that carers and people with disabilities are being given a miserly €10 increase over the next five years. Fianna Fáil’s […]

Fianna Fáil’s uncosted fictional manifesto will be disastrous for the country

Fine Fáil’s General Election manifesto is an uncosted work of fiction that will have a disastrous impact on the country, Fine Gael’s Director of Organisation, Paschal Donohoe, has said. Minister Donohoe, said: “It is really remarkable that Fianna Fáil has not been able to present a properly costed set of proposals to the country. They […]

Donohoe calls on FF to withdraw reckless SSIA proposal in advance of manifesto launch

Is this what change looks like: fewer houses? Minister Paschal Donohoe has today (Thursday) called on Fianna Fáil to withdraw its proposal for an SSIA scheme, aimed at first time home buyers, in advance of its manifesto launch tomorrow, saying the reckless proposal has the potential to do untold damage to the housing market and […]

Minister Donohoe travels to Brussels to discuss digital tax

Meeting with Chancellor Javid also scheduled for UK’s last ECOFIN meeting The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, will today (Tuesday) travel to attend the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels. At ECOFIN, European Finance and Economic Ministers will discuss a number of important items including the European Green […]

Making Life Easier for Families with Fine Gael

Fine Gael in government will use benefits of a strong economy to make life easier for families The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe; the Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty; and the Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh today (Monday) set out Fine Gael’s plans to use our economic progress […]

Fine Gael Champion Flexible Working for Better Work/Life Balance, Right to Disconnect

Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, today (Thursday the 16th of January) outlined Fine Gael’s plans to promote a better work/life balance by championing flexible working including remote working and the Right to Disconnect. Minister Donohoe said: “The Irish people have overcome […]

More and better jobs by getting the best Brexit deal

Fine Gael’s plan will create almost 200,000 additional new jobs by 2025 There will be more and better jobs under a Fine Gael Government that is the only one that can get the best Brexit deal according to the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. The Taoiseach made his comments at the launch of Fine Gael’s economic plan […]

Brexit is only at half time, now is not the time to take chances with Ireland’s future

Fine Gael delivered a good deal on Brexit, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Fein a risk too far to lead off the second half Martin must immediately clarify FF policy which threatens crashout It is only half time in the Brexit negotiations and, after Fine Gael delivering a good deal and preventing a hard Brexit, now […]