A 2021 recovery is possible if the right choices are made
Analysis: While we’re in for a rough time, the early signs are that years of painful austerity will not be inflicted again to balance the books
To get a sense of the scale of the hole in the national coffers facing the Ministers for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform ahead of Tuesday’s budget, it is worthwhile going back in time – to a decade ago, when the country last faced a deficit of the magnitude being stared at by Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.
In 2011, the first year of Michael Noonan’s term as finance minister, the deficit...
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AIB financial targets will be met by closures and 1,500 job cuts
The bank, which is 71 per cent owned by the Irish taxpayer, may also be looking towards acquisitions, one of which is the wealth management company Goodbody stockbrokers which it formerly owned
Brian Keegan: Businesses deserve a reward after such a tough year
It’s clear from the November exchequer returns that Irish firms have been doing the right thing throughout the coronavirus crisis
Credit guarantee: The money’s there, but where is it going?
With very little of the €2 billion credit guarantee cash having found its way to stricken companies, some are speculating that the banks are too busy dealing with underperforming loans to lend cash to firms