View of the Capitol site, developed by John Cleary Developments, Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Construction is underway on Cork’s most important high-street development for many years. “The Capitol”, located on St Patrick’s Street, but also w(...)

Pfizer and Allergan:  juggling with the fallout from the US Treasury’s new rules on corporate inversions.  Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

Pfizer and Allergan are not the only companies juggling with the fallout from the US Treasury’s new rules on corporate inversions. They’re not even th(...)

The drug giant Pfizer has announced that it would merge with Allergan, a company in the same business that operates in New Jersey but made Ireland its home through an earlier inversion merger. And last month, Johnson Controls, an industrial and auto parts supplier, agreed to combine with Tyco. Johnson Controls’ headquarters will move to Cork, saving about $150 million a year.

I want to lower my taxes. It’s one of my dreams, along with becoming taller. And younger. And much, much richer. I can’t do anything about most of t(...)

The so-called “inversion” deal involving Tyco and Johnson Controls drew the ire of US politicians and put a renewed focus on Ireland’s corporate tax regime

Multinational Tyco has confirmed Cork will be the firm’s global headquarters following its controversial merger with US firm Johnson Controls. The s(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: The European Commission President was prime minister of Luxembourg when most of the ’Luxembourg leaks’ tax deals were negotiated. Photograph:  Laurent Dubrule/EPA

The European Union’s fight against aggressive corporate tax planning steps up a gear today when the EU economics commissioner unveils a new package on(...)

Richard Bruton said Ireland did not gain from corporate tax inversion deals

The Government has sought to distance itself from criticism over the latest corporate tax inversion with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (...)

Hillary Clinton,  2016 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a Democratic Town Hall event in Des Moines in Iowa  on Monday. Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton denounced another US company for relocating to Ireland through a “corporate inversion,” calling t(...)

Unforeseen technical problems are part and parcel of the daily business of an air carrier and as such could not be deemed “extraordinary”. Photograph: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

There were developments in September in relation to the European Law obligation on airlines to pay compensation where a flight is delayed or (...)

Green Reit Stephen Vernon (left) and Pat Gunne. Mr Greene said the yield premium over Dublin is attractive.

Signs suggest the rising commercial property market tide, which began lifting Dublin more than two years ago, is now starting to raise a few other boa(...)

One Albert Quay will be Cork’s largest office space when complete

Property investment group Green REIT is to acquire Cork City’s largest office block for up to €58 million.The company said it had entered into a condi(...)