Mark Redmond: “The basic reason why we attract jobs is because US multinational operations in Ireland have a reputation for delivering on their mandate.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the global tax game, Ireland is a mere pawn, powerless in the face of big corporations and their aggressive tax avoidance schemes. It’s no s(...)

 Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke

A surge in the number of students who sat higher level maths in this year’s Leaving Cert has been welcomed by industry groups and Minister for Educati(...)

Denis O’Brien has appointed the Beacon Medical Group  to operate the Beacon Hospital

Billionaire Denis O’Brien has appointed the Beacon Medical Group (BMG) to operate the Beacon Hospital in south Dublin after he completed the buyout(...)

Goldsmiths Se O’Donoghue and Lee Harding of Da Capo jewellers unveil the Brian Boru millennium crown  at Dublin Castle yesterday. Photograph: Dave Meehan 1:35

A thousand years after he died on Good Friday at the Battle of Clontarf, Brian Boru’s place in the ancestral (...)

Mark Redmond of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland called for reform: “You don’t want static content presented in a static way and then regurgitated in exams.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Leaving Cert examiners have expressed concern at school leavers’ ability to get to grips with spelling, grammar and punctuation. A report publi(...)

Joanne Richardson: leaving Amercian Chamber after 12 years

So it was goodbye from Joanne Richardson at the American Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving lunch at the Four Seasons hotel in Dublin yesterday(...)

Mark Redmond: is currently chief executive of the Irish Taxation Institute. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland, which represents the interests of large US investors in Ireland, has appointed Mark Redmond as its new ch(...)

There is growing opposition among senior politicians from all parties to Government plans to change the pay and file deadline for self-employed business and individuals to an earlier date in the year

There is growing opposition among senior politicians from all parties to Government plans to change the pay and file deadline for self-employed busine(...)

Back behind the mic: John Murray in the studio on Monday. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

In a contemporary Ireland where nothing is certain except debt and taxes, Today With Sean O’Rourke (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) should be essential listeni(...)

The institute’s policy director Cora O’Brien said uncertainty over the changing capital tax regime was making the people who were in a position to support private equity investment nervous

Tax changes in the budget are more likely to come from broadening the tax base rather than raising tax rates or introducing new measures, as the Gover(...)