Airside South Quarter near Swords in north Dublin: Two four-storey multi-let adjoining buildings are for sale with a guide price of €12 million

A mixed development of mainly leisure and dining facilities on the edge of the Airside Business Park near Swords in north Dublin is to be offered for(...)

According to ‘coffee philosopher’ Prof David Berman, above, the drink is a window to understanding your tastes. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Esteemed philosopher Prof David Berman is on his second cup of coffee at hip Rathmines outlet Two Fifty Square, and he is not impressed. “It’s (...)

Commissioner for economic and financial affairs Pierre Moscovici gives a press conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels.  The Commission presented an Action Plan for Fair and Efficient Corporate Taxation in the EU

The European Commission unveiled a new plan to make companies pay their “fair share” of taxes by aligning tax rules and increasing disclosure requirem(...)

Agriculture is the number one consumer of water in California. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

In April, the governor of California Jerry Brown imposed the state’s first obligatory water restrictions. The world’s fifth-largest economy is experie(...)

Councillors in Cork city are keen to maintain the integrity of a premises dating to 1730. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The opening of a Starbucks cafe at the historic Queen Anne House at the corner of Emmett Place/Opera Lane in Cork city centre has worried councillors.(...)

Spotify is adding short video clips from partners that include the BBC and NBC to a revamped music platform

Spotify has launched a big push into video and podcasts, announcing content deals with providers ranging from sport channel ESPN to youth-oriented bra(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “When we bought the Uniq business in the UK four years ago, there were a load of unused tax losses and capital allowances and we’re simply working our way through those.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Convenience food giant Greencore, which generated €1.6 billion in sales last year, pays an effective tax rate in Ireland of just 1 per cent. The UK-l(...)

Starbucks  is to take over a cafe at Sutton Cross Retail Centre in north Dublin

Starbucks coffee shop is to take over an existing cafe at Sutton Cross Retail Centre in north Dublin. The 140sq m (1,500sq ft) unit was previously occ(...)

The European Commission’s investigation into Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland has been delayed.European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager(...)

Have you ever had that feeling of such great hatred and anger that it consumes you? You know, that blood-boiling rage? When your face flush(...)