Simon Harris

Type: Person
Name: Simon Harris
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

IFA meet the OPW minister on flooding issues

IFA Flood Project chairman Tom Turley said that sufficient funding must be available in the upcoming Budget for the ongoing maintenance of our river system so that flooding can be avoided or mitigated in the future.At a meeting in Birr Co Offaly with ... [Published Kerryman - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

More 145 buses to hit the road this Autumn Dublin Bus has agreed to run more 145 buses from...News

Dublin Bus has agreed to run more 145 buses from Belfield and the city centre during the evening rush hour from this autumn.This is to ensure that longer distance commuters can get on the 84X service at busy times.This follows a recent meeting with the ... [Published Bray People - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Check out this Fine Gael TD’s ‘Pscyho’ ice bucket challenge

Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch=VbFnA6bTMlI&t=)THE UBIQUITY OF the ice bucket challenge means it’s becoming more difficult for participants to soak themselves in unique ways.But Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin really excelled himself with his challe ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tooting police station hosts safety awareness day

Knock, knock: Mark Smith from SDS London showing double lock on a door to PC Alan Fowkes and PCSO Stacey SholelWho's there: SDS staff with Furzedown safer neighbourhood team and wandsworth neighbourhood officerFirst published in News by Sophia ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Workers' incomes are 'swallowed' by high taxes - Harris

Finance Minister Michael Noonan will examine proposals to slash the deeply unpopular universal social charge (USC) in October's Budget - but reductions in income tax remain the priority.Junior Finance Minister 
Simon Harris, has claimed that many workers ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Simon Harris, Workers, Taxes
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ireland awards state travel contract

Ireland’s Office of Government Procurement has awarded a one year contract, renewable for up to three years, to provide state travel management services to Club Travel .Club Travel is Ireland’s largest travel management company – it bought HRG Ireland ... [Published Public Sector Travel - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pressure rises on union 
leaders to take 'nuclear option' of all-out strike

WORKERS at Irish Rail are heaping pressure on union leaders to press the 'nuclear button' and announce all-out strike action. He also upped the ante with the Government, accusing Mr Donohoe of failing to do enough to end the impasse."The minister has ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Public sector pay is 48% more than private

Public sector workers earn on average 48% more than those employed in the private sector, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.Public servants are paid an average of €919 per week, compared to €622 in the private sector.The chief executive ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 4 reports

Harris: Higher rate of tax a disincentive to work

The Junior Finance Minister Simon Harris has said Ireland's highest rate of income tax is proving a disincentive to work.The 41% rate takes effect once a person's salary reaches €32,800.Mr Harris' comments come as preparations begin on next year's Budget, ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

SIMON HARRIS, THE Minister of State for Finance has said income tax should be cut in the next Budget.The Irish Times reports today that Harris is conscious that people pay 41% income tax on earnings over €32,800, which he said is a “low point”.Saving ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Simon Harris, Taxes
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pensioners cashing in on student flat crisis

Pension-pinched older Dublin residents are cashing in on the student accommodation crisis and are renting out rooms in their homes to desperate college-goers. Typical of the range of accommodation on offer is a bedroom available in a family home in Dundrum ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Entities: Crisis, Dublin, Daft.ie
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Review of patent tax regimes in EU has Irish support

Ireland supports the EU review of all patent box regimes – under which certain member states offer tax breaks for intellectual property – and has decided to take a “wait-and-see approach” on the issue until guidance is provided by the European Commis ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 23 2014]

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"we raised a number of concerns with regard to the 84 route, which included: buses terminating in blackrock as opposed to ucd; the last 84 bus travelling back without passengers rather than accommodating late night workers; and the lack of cohesion between dart and bus times" said Minister Harris
"the very low rate at which people enter the higher rate of tax is becoming a disincentive because when i meet people who are asked to work overtime or asked to work extra hours, they say that a lot of that is being swallowed up by tax" Mr Harris told the Herald

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IFA meet the OPW minister on flooding issues [Published Kerryman - 1 hour ago]
More 145 buses to hit the road this Autumn Dubl... [Published Bray People - 7 hours ago]
Elitism and a skewed view of Britain’s diversity [Published Guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
Check out this Fine Gael TD’s ‘Pscyho’ ice buck... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 28 2014]
Tooting police station hosts safety awareness day [Published Your Local Guardian - Aug 27 2014]
Workers' incomes are 'swallowed' by high taxes ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Ireland awards state travel contract [Published Public Sector Travel - Aug 26 2014]
15 finance firms that will be hiring in the fin... [Published EFinancialCareers Japan - Aug 26 2014]
Pressure rises on union 
leaders to take 'nucle... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 26 2014]
Public sector pay is 48% more than private [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
Harris: Higher rate of tax a disincentive to work [Published Breaking News.ie - Aug 25 2014]
Junior minister says Irish income tax is a disi... [Published Newstalk - Aug 25 2014]
Harris says high tax is disincentive to work [Published RTE Online - Aug 25 2014]
Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the U... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 25 2014]
Are there any more Alberts ready to bring busin... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Minister calls for income tax cuts in budget [Published Irish Times - Aug 25 2014]
Pensioners cashing in on student flat crisis [Published Irish Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Review of patent tax regimes in EU has Irish su... [Published Irish Times - Aug 23 2014]
Tax relief on way for workers, says minister [Published Evening Herald - Aug 22 2014]
Meet Tooting police officers at community safet... [Published This is Local London - Aug 22 2014]
KINGSBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Two students get... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Aug 22 2014]
Harris hints at tax rate changes as Budget talk... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Public 'unsettled' by stolen data scandal - min... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Former Garda Station in Wicklow Town to be refu... [Published Wicklownews.net - Aug 21 2014]
Minister defends abortion legislation after ‘un... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 20 2014]
Minister Harris Vows To Tackle Durrow High Cros... [Published Tullamore Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
IFA MEETS OPW MINISTER SIMON HARRIS ON FLOODING... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
Introducing TPCx-HS – first Industry Standard f... [Published Cisco - Aug 18 2014]
Club Travel sales fall to €80m as it warns of o... [Published Irish Times - Aug 18 2014]
Defence Forces attend 92nd Collins, Griffiths c... [Published Irish Times - Aug 17 2014]
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