Martin Shanahan

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Apple has abandoned plans to build an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Photograph: Collins Courts
Failure to plan

Apple’s decision in May to abandon plans for an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, has highlighted what many believe are profound problem(...)

Phil Rosenthal down on the Ballymaloe farm with Darina Allen in the upcoming episode of the Netflix docu-series Somebody Feed Phil, which takes him to Dublin, Wicklow and Cork

Somebody Feed Phil, the Netflix documentary series following Phil Rosenthal as he embarks on an “eating tour of the world”, might better have been cal(...)

In 2017, IDA Ireland had 764 client companies of US origin, supporting more than 152,000 employees. Photograph: iStock

It has been a rollercoaster few months for US businesses in Ireland. In May, there came the confirmation that a two-year delay in the planning process(...)

Photograph: iStock

Cybersecurity company Forcepoint is to create 100 jobs over the next three years in Cork as it focuses on new product development. The company, which(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stressed that the Republic had changed its tax regime in line with OECD recommendations. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, said on Wednesday that multinationals shifted more profits through the Republic than all Caribbean tax have(...)

The fintech conference, Moneyconf, at RDS has attracted more than 5,000 attendees from 84 countries. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland’s corporate tax regime is back in the international spotlight today. The Republic is the biggest “tax haven” in the world used by multinationa(...)

Martin Shanahan, the chief executive of the IDA, estimated that “in excess of 40” companies have chosen to invest in Ireland as a direct result of Britain’s impending exit from the EU

IDA Ireland, the State agency for foreign investment, has recently witnessed “a slowdown of decision making” from potential US investors, due to attem(...)

Chief operating officer at DMS Derek Delaney, Minister for Business Heather Humphreys and the IDA’s Kieran Donoghue. Photograph: Maxwells

A financial services company will create 50 new jobs in Tipperary having recently acquired an Irish aviation services company there. DMS Governance, (...)

While the fall in the rankings is seen as disappointing it is worth noting that the Republic is ranked third in the euro zone and fifth in the EU as a whole

The Republic of Ireland has dropped six places in a ranking of the world’s most competitive countries due to a number of challenges, including Brexit(...)

Shingo Institute executive director Ken Snyder, AbbVie Ballytivnan operations manager Niall Kerlin, AbbVie Ballytivnan site director Joe Kumor and Institute of Management Improvement president Ritsuo Shingo.

AbbVie’s facility in Ballytivnan, Co Sligo, has been awarded the prestigious international Shingo prize for operational excellence. The prize is nam(...)

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