Tue, 23 Feb, 2021
The former head of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), Michael Somers, who helped set up the agency during the crisis of the late 1980s, said the banks could do much more during the Covid-19 crisis.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
A state body specifically tasked with giving technical financial advice to the Government was locked out of discussions with ministers on the night of the bank guarantee, and had just “90 seconds” to raise concerns.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
FORMER Taoiseach John Bruton keeps grabbing the headlines. Two weeks ago, on this page, I deplored his intervention into the abortion debate, one that could have caused unnecessary difficulty for Enda Kenny, the first Fine Gael leader to follow Bruton as Taoiseach.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
OAK forestry owners can earn up to €60 per cubic metre and protect the health and long-term value of their mature trees by thinning their crop now and selling the product for firewood, according to Teagasc forestry advisor Michael Somers.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2011