Richard Bruton: “People come to grow their businesses – tax is not what they come for.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

US multinationals have said they plan to advise the Government on what should be in the proposed “knowledge box” tax scheme, the Minister for Enterpr(...)

EU commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn will be entitled to a three-year transition payment from the commission worth more than €400,000. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images

Outgoing EU commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has declined to confirm whether she will seek payment of her ministerial and TD’s pension, when she st(...)

Máire  Geoghegan-Quinn, a former Fianna Fáil TD and minister, agreed under political pressure in April 2010 to forgo her pensions from her time as a member of the Dáil and the cabinet for the duration of her five-year term as European commissioner for research, innovation and science. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Ireland’s outgoing European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn said she has “no idea” whether she will start receiving her Irish TD and ministerial pe(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD: to meet members of the US congress to lobby for their support for new immigration legislation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore lands in Washington DC today to meet members of the US congress to lobby for their support for(...)