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  • 25.02.09

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD today 25 February 2009 announced that he intends to bring forward legislation to exempt from Air Travel Tax (with effect from the commencement date of the tax, 30 March 2009) those airports that had less than 50,000 departing passengers in the previous calendar year.

  • 20.02.09

    The document released this evening by the Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan T.D., represents extracts from a series of reports on Anglo Irish Bank prepared by Pricewaterhouse Coopers for the Financial Regulator.

  • 19.02.09

    The Minister notes to-day’s report in the Irish Times suggesting that Dr. Michael Walsh believes Irish Nationwide Building Society requires significant Government support. Dr. Walsh has informed the Minister that his reference to Government support was in fact a reference to the importance of the Government Guarantee.

  • 18.02.09

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, T.D., today published the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2009. In publishing the Bill, the Minister for Finance stated:

  • 18.02.09

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, T.D., today published the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2009. In publishing the Bill, the Minister for Finance stated:

  • 15.02.09

    The Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, TD, notes the Statement today of the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority concerning its report on matters surrounding directors' loans in Anglo Irish Bank and the regulatory response.

  • 11.02.09

    Government Announcement - 11 February 2009

    Recapitalisation of Allied Irish Bank and Bank of Ireland

    Recapitalisation Package

  • 09.02.09

    The Minister for Finance notes the resignation of all of the non-executive Directors of Anglo Irish Bank other than the Chairman and those appointed under the Bank Guarantee Scheme.

  • 08.02.09

    The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Lenihan, TD, announced today that the Government will request President McAleese to re-appoint the current Governor of the Central Bank, Mr. John Hurley, on the completion of his term of office in March of this year.

  • 15.01.09

    The Government has today decided, having consulted with the Board of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc (“Anglo”), to take steps that will enable the Bank to be taken into public ownership. This decision has been taken after consultation with the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator which has confirmed that Anglo Irish Bank remains solvent.