Ireland will have to act wisely, observing which way the wind is blowing, measuring its response, and all the while seeking to preserve the benefits of its vital foreign direct investment sector

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing in relation to the taxation of multinationals. Whether it’s Margaret Hodge in Westmi(...)

Welcoming the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Beps) report, Mr Noonan said the OECD proposals would “play to Ireland’s advantage”, despite fears it could provoke a flight of multinationals. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government has warned the European Union not to attempt to go beyond plans published on Monday that seek to lay down new global rules on taxing mu(...)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s tax reform plan published on Monday represents the first effort in a century to design(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The new global template for taxing multinationals could lead to more corporation tax being collected by Ireland, according to the head of the team beh(...)

Some observers believe a public country-by-country reporting regime for multinationals will eventually be put in place. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland is to become one of the first countries to introduce measures aimed at ensuring multinationals disclose more information to tax authorities. (...)

Pope Francis waves from the Popemobile after his arrival in Havana. Photograph: Adalberto Roque/EPA

Pope Francis hailed the restoration of relations between the US and Cuba as a victory for the culture of engagement and dialogue after he landed in Ha(...)

Cubans attend a Catholic service in Havana. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

In four days, Pope Francis, the first pope from Latin America, will touch down in two of the least Catholic countries in the Americas: Cuba and the Un(...)

Glanbia’s managing director Siobhán Talbot: ‘We only use legitimate structures to support our international expansion.’ Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Glanbia’s managing director has defended the company’s tax arrangements, insisting it pays an effective rate of 17 per cent. Siobhán Talbot was(...)

At present there are less than 2,000 properties for rent in Dublin

So rents are climbing then? Yes. According to property website rents in Dublin climbed by 8.5 per cent over the last 12 months compared wit(...)

Owen Farrell could end up playing a key role in England’s Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph:

England’s bid to scale rugby’s Everest begins in earnest this evening. Base camp has long since been established but the first warm-up against France(...)