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Agenda for a Progressive Finance Minister

Paul Sweeney 05/02/2020

The possibility of a progressive government allows us to dream of very serious reforms by a progressive Minister for Finance. These are some thoughts.   Tax and Public Spending Gradually raise the low level of total taxation in Ireland to a little above the EU average and thus enable major public investment and greatly improved public …



New Department of Finance Economics and Banking Divisions

Nat O'Connor 11/05/2012

Nat O'Connor: The Department of Finance has established an Economics Division to focus on economic planning and performance monitoring. (RTÉ report …

A sneak pre-view of the 4-year plan

Slí Eile 21/11/2010

Slí Eile: An interesting insight from former IMF director, Donal Donovan, is given here. He writes in the Irish Times, last Friday, that: "These …

There's got to be someone to blame

Slí Eile 28/06/2010

Slí Eile: The Department of Finance has come in for increased criticism and attention in recent times. Periodically, Eddie Molloy has written about …

We need more public agreement and disagreement

Nat O'Connor 07/05/2010

Nat O'Connor:An article in the Irish Examiner presents the recent encounter between the Secretary-general of the Department of Finance (Kevin …

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