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Next Event

Foundations for the Future: Report on the Commission on Taxation and Welfare

Friday 9 December 2022, @ 11:00am – 12:30pm

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies will host a discussion on the recently published report of the Commission on Taxation and Welfare.  We are delighted that the event will be addressed by Professor Niamh Moloney, chair of the commission, and this will be followed by a panel discussion which will include Professor Moloney, Colm O’Reardon (Secretary to the Commission), and Donal De Buitléir (secretary to previous Commission on Taxation).


  • 11:00 – 11:10am Introduction – Colm Kelly, Chairperson, Foundation for Fiscal Studies
  • 11:10 – 11:30am Presentation on the work of the COTW – Professor Niamh Moloney
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm Panel discussion
  • 12:00 – 12:20pm Audience Q&A
  • 12:20 – 12:30pm Closing Remarks

The event will take place on Friday 9 December from 11am to 12:30pm at the Irish Tax Institute (eircode D02 H927).  Places will be strictly limited so please register in advance.  The event will also be made available online.

Please register using the button below, and we will follow up with specific details closer to the event.

Last Event

Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize for 2020

A Virtual Prize Giving took place on Thursday, 2nd December 2021 @ 17.00hrs –

We are delighted to announce that the joint winners  are:

The Potential Costs and distributional effect of Covid – 19.

Keelin Byrne, Karina Doorley, Mark Regan, Barra Roantree, Dora Tuda – ESRI

The development of a nowcasting methodology to quantify the distributional effect of the pandemic

Cathal O’Donoghue, John Mc Hale – NUIG, Denise M Sologan, Iryna Kyzyma


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