Tax receipts continue to record strong growth – Ministers McGrath & Donohoe

Today’s Exchequer figures show that tax revenues to end-February were €11.4 billion, 12½ per cent higher than last year; Income tax receipts amounted to €5.1 billion to end-February, up 7½ per cent on an annual basis;  February is a non-VAT due month, but on a cumulative basis receipts were up 21 per cent compared to […]

Speech to the Capital Projects & Infrastructure Public Spending Code Workshop

The National Development Plan was first launched in 2018 with the revised Plan published in 2021. It is our largest, greenest and most ambitious infrastructure plan to date.   Over the lifetime of this NDP out to 2030, this Government has committed to €165 billion of capital investment in new and upgraded infrastructure that will […]

Minister Donohoe and Lord Mayor Caroline Conroy turn the sod on Royal Canal Greenway Phase 3

Dublin City Council would like to announce that that the sod was turned today on Phase 3 of the Royal Canal Greenway (RCGP3). The Lord Mayor was joined by the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery & Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD.   The RCGP3 project will provide 2.1km of high quality footpath and […]

President Donohoe to chair February Eurogroup meeting of European Finance Ministers

The Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform and President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., is in Brussels today (Monday) to chair the February Eurogroup meeting of European Finance Ministers. He will also attend the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting on Tuesday to debrief on Eurogroup discussions. The Eurogroup meeting will […]

Minister Donohoe launches updated Project Ireland 2040 Progress Tracker

Interactive mapping tool now provides details on 1,240 projects right across Ireland  The Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today 10th February 2023, launched an updated Investment Projects and Programmes Tracker and updated MyProjectIreland interactive map.    Project Ireland 2040 sets out a clear long-term strategy for public capital […]

Minister Paschal Donohoe TD

The Dublin Central Team section is also carrying an item about a grant scheme, which needs to be removed. Paschal Donohoe TD is the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery, and Reform. He previously served as Minister for Finance from June 2017 to December 2022, having been re-appointed to the role in June […]

Strong start to the year for tax receipts; Increased spending reflects Budget 2023 investment – Donohoe & McGrath

Today’s Exchequer figures show that tax revenues in January were €7.5 billion, 12 per cent higher than last year; January is an important month for tax receipts (it is generally the largest month of the year for VAT receipts as it covers the Christmas trading period); VAT receipts were very strong at €3.7 billion, 18½ […]

Exchequer surplus of €5 billion in 2022; Corporation tax surpasses VAT – Donohoe & McGrath

Tax revenue in 2022 was €83.1 billion, an annual increase of €14.7 billion (22 per cent); Income tax receipts last year amounted to €30.7 billion, up 15 per cent on 2021, and consistent with the strong post-pandemic recovery in employment; Corporation tax receipts amounted to €22.6 billion last year, nearly 50 per cent higher than […]

Progress Report on Dublin Central Roads Improvement Programme 2022

My summer #DublinCentral Matters newsletter included details of this year’s Roads & Footpath Improvement Programme whereby Dublin City Council has allocated €2.6m to resurface and enhance local roads. This week, my colleague and Fine Gael Councillor for the North Inner City, Ray McAdam secured an update from the Roads Maintenance Department detailing the progress being […]

2022 City Neighbourhood Awards

Following a hiatus of two years, the Council’s City Neighbourhood Awards are back!   The competition recognises the great work that schools, businesses and communities carry out to improve and enhance their neighbourhood, keeping it clean and well presented.   Individual community groups, local schools or businesses that have undertaken a project to enhance our […]