Dublin PR firm Gordon MRM has beaten off competition from two other firms to retain its high profile public relations contract with the Government agency Nama.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
Communications Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the proposed broadcasting charge will not be introduced.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
RTÉ has provisionally recommended selling up to 10 acres of the Montrose campus over the next year, ahead of a report on the management of its assets going to the Minister for Communications.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
RTÉ management is due to make a decision in the next few months over the potential sale of some or all of its valuable Montrose campus.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that the PR firm that represents the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) last year received fees totalling over €3,000 per week.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The Government have said it will be at least several weeks before it makes any decision about what its position will be on a proposed bid by IAG to takeover Aer Lingus.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
The Government has increased the value of its 99.8% stake in AIB from €11.6bn at the end of 2013 to €13.3bn at the end of last year, according to the NTMA’s annual statement.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has said that Sean Fleming's is wrong in his assertion that new rules for appointments to State boards will not apply to Irish Water.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
A former junior minister involved in setting up Irish Water is hitting out at the company's management.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2014
Commercial semi-state forestry company Coillte is to partially merge with Bord na Móna, it was announced yesterday.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
The European Central Bank is still under the impression that the Irish forestry body, Coillte, will be privatised as part of the troika programme for government.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
The NTMA raised €7.5bn last year and invested €1.3bn in the economy through the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF), according to its end-of-year statement.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2014
GETTING Ireland working again is the Government’s top priority. That is why it is my ambition to prove by 2016 that Ireland is the best small country in the world in which to do business.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
A trade union representing workers at Coillte has claimed its proposed merger with Bord na Móna would leave the State forest company considerably weakened, with the potential loss of 100 jobs.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
There are procedures in place to deal with any potential conflict of interest that will arise if the Government decides to sell Aer Lingus while Willie Walsh is NTMA chairman, according to the Department of Finance.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
New figures from Bord na Mona show the State-backed utility returned to profitability last year, with all divisions within the group also generating revenue growth.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
The Government has launched a strategic investment fund that will be able to tap the €6.4bn pension fund to make commercial investments in the economy.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
Today is the last day that companies can submit bids to buy the retail and power generation unit of the semi-State gas company Bord Gáis.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
A Dublin-based PR firm has received over €800,000 (including Vat) in fees in little over three years from the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA).
Thu, 09 May, 2013
Richard Boyd Barrett of the People Before Profit party has said the proposed sale of the Coillte forestry harvesting rights would be "an unspeakable crime against the country".
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
One of the country’s largest trade unions has called on the Government to abandon its plans to sell off the harvesting rights of trees owned by Coillte.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
It would not have been possible for NTMA staff to detect the €3.2m fraud committed by State Street bank in London when it liquidated a €4.7bn fund on behalf of the agency, said chief executive John Corrigan.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is set to spark a major scramble among the country’s top public relations agencies as it puts its prestigious PR contract up for re-tender.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2012
Coillte is to pay the Government an interim dividend of €2m for the first half of 2012.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
The Chief Executive of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) John Corrigan today set out a roadmap for Ireland’s phased re-entry to the international bond markets over the coming 18 months.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
Slaven Bilic still walks with a slight limp, the legacy of an operation he had back in January. Doctors tried to fix his old hip injury, which dated back to the most glorious period of his playing days, an episode which effectively ended his career.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
Ever since a Sunday paper splashed with the speculative story that customers would be paying €300 for their water metres, the Government’s efforts at introducing a new water charge have been appalling.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
There has been a 57% increase in the volume of applications for the forestry establishment grant in the first two months of 2012, according to Forestry Minister Shane McEntee.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
Thu, 08 Mar, 2012
Irish Water is going to be the biggest and could be the most important State-owned asset created by an Irish government.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte has said the Government does not intend to reverse its decision to sell-off part of the ESB, despite a report suggesting the sale should not go ahead.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
TALK of cloud computing highlights the communication gap between rural and urban Ireland.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
The Coalition will lose more credibility as years of unpalatable decisions lie ahead, writes Political Editor Paul O’Brien.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2011
ISN’T it amazing that whenever the Government announces a jobs’ initiative the total number of jobs that will be created is always some lovely, long round number?
Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
POLITICIANS and the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) clashed over the “inside appointment” of a director to head up a new body that will manage state assets.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2011
ENDA KENNY has defended the appointment of a director to NewEra without the job being advertised.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a fire sale of State assets as a special unit assesses options for raising €2bn or more by privatising commercial semi-states.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
THE Government has announced a new body to manage its shareholdings in semi-state companies and consider the sale of those stakes.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2011
The Government has announced the establishment of a new unit to manage semi-state assets and use funds to create jobs.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
IT now seems unavoidable that minority stakes — at the very least — in pivotal semi-state companies will be sold to try to sustain investment in essential capital projects.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
IT’S a load of “hype and spin” according to Fianna Fáil, but the Government claims it is a “covenant with the Irish people”. Here is the report card for the first 100 days in office.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
Political Reporter Juno McEnroe looks at the changes Fine Gael promised to make in its first 100 days in office and those it has actually delivered on.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
FINANCE Minister Michael Noonan will meet International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials in Washington this week as part of the ongoing review of the bailout programme.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
FIANNA FÁIL has welcomed the fact there will be no “fire sale” of assets, but says the report raises serious questions about Fine Gael’s NewEra plan.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
AFFORESTATION targets have been more than doubled in the new Programme for Government.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
POLITICAL parties usually make promises aplenty during an election campaign, only to quickly discard them after polling day.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
Investment in Ireland's energy, water and communications networks could create up to 20,000 trades and construction jobs, Fine Gael claimed today.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2011
FINE GAEL’S new finance spokesman has bluntly admitted that the party’s much-touted employment plan won’t create as many jobs as leader Enda Kenny claims.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2010
Fine Gael today unveiled a €18bn masterplan to transform the Irish economy through investment in broadband, green energy and water networks.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2009
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