Fianna Fáil spokesman Seán Fleming said the 2014 supplementary estimate of €1.2 billion was the biggest of its kind in the history of the State. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

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 Toyota Motor Corp emblem: David Shannon is handing over the keys to Toyota’s Ireland operations on December 31st to his deputy Steve Tormey. Shannon was behind the wheel at Toyota for 20 years as managing director.  Photograph: EPA/Kimimasa Mayama

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