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Government must not surrender Ireland’s competitive tax position – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said he is concerned by reports that the Government is going to act unilaterally in the forthcoming budget to make changes to the rules governing Ireland’s corporation tax regime. Read More

Constitutional Debate in Britain has Major Implications for Ireland – Martin

Government’s Must Immediately Re-establish Active Discussions on North Read More

ECB must act as rip-off interest rates being charged on new mortgage loans and SMEs – McGrath

The European Central Bank (ECB) must act in view of the rip-off interest rates being charged on new mortgage loans and SMEs, and the failure of the main banks in Ireland to pass on successive ECB rate cuts to SMEs, variable rate mortgage holders and other personal borrowers, according to Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath. Read More

Speech by Micheál Martin TD on Roscommon/Sth Leitrim & Dublin SW bye-elections

Speech by Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil - Dáil Statements on Roscommon/South Leitrim & Dublin South-West Bye-Elections Read More

Legislation urgently needed on sale of mortgages to unregulated entities – McGrath

Fianna Fáil has repeated its call for the government to move swiftly to introduce legislation to protect mortgage holders whose mortgages have been sold to unregulated entities. Read More

Government must face up to arrears crisis in buy to let mortgage sector – FF

Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for an overhaul of the government’s policy response to the level of mortgage arrears in the buy to let sector. This week the Department of Finance published statistics which show a 27% rate of arrears amongst the buy to let sector with 21% of accounts in arrears for more than 90 days. Read More

Deal on IMF loans can make a difference to Budget 2015 – McGrath

Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD has said that a reported euro zone agreement allowing for the early repayment of IMF loans by Ireland can make a positive difference to Budget 2015 due to be presented next month. Read More

Statement from FF Leader on death of former Northern Ireland First Minister Dr. Ian Paisley

By any measure, Ian Paisley has been a major figure in the modern history of this island. Read More

Budget must review inheritance tax thresholds – FF

Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has highlighted an urgent need to review the thresholds for capital acquisition tax which is paid on inheritances. Read More

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