Irish Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central. A believer in an open future.
Changes made today to ensure that those returning to work from maternity or adoptive leave are now covered by the Wage Subsidy Scheme. This will be dated back to 26th March. Employers should contact @RevenueIE for further details
May Exchequer figs show that overall #COVID19 continues to have a negative impact on the public finances. However, robust corporation & income taxes go someway to offsetting impact. June income tax receipts will be important in providing clearer assessment
Very significant agreement reached in #Eurogroup . Support available for governments, employers and citizens. It took a few hours to agree, but only because this really matters. Very important step forward.
The most unusual evening before #StPatricksDay . But, a greening that did go ahead.
Latest job figures mark highest level of employment ever in Ireland @ 2.26m. Behind each stat is a human story; another pay packet at the end of the week, a jobseeker getting back on his/her feet. Govt will continue to pursue right policies for our people
New webpage launched to facilitate offers of assistance from businesses & other organisations that are seeking to provide supplies or services in support of the national response to Covid-19. The webpage is available at: