One of those who managed to slip through the tax loophole before it was closed was Irish trucking magnate Robert “Pino” Harris. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

The appearance of one significant Irish name on the database of offshore records is explained by a loophole in the Irish tax laws that the Revenue Co(...)

Records relating to the Austrian  bank are among more than two million secret files obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that expose covert companies and trusts in the British Virgin Islands (above), the Cook Islands and other offshore havens.

Anglo Irish Bank’s subsidiary in Austria sought out business from a company that set up offshore trusts for customers, recommending the Irish-owned ba(...)

Anglo Irish Bank’s Austrian private bank sought business from offshore customers by recommending the bank as a good place to deposit money secretly,(...)

The ICIJ has collaborated with reporters from newspapers in the UK, France, Germany and the US to crack secrets behind more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts and almost 130,000 individuals and agents.

Sitting on the floor of Gerard Ryle’s Washington DC office is a pile of letters. The room has the look of somewhere that has seen plenty of lat(...)