The company paid corporation tax of €11 million on its profits, leaving a post-tax profit of €27.6 million. Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/New York Times

Pretax profits at the main Irish arm of online giant Amazon last year increased by 30.5 per cent to €39.46 million as revenues soared. New accounts f(...)

An Bord Pleanála granted permission to Amazon for the construction of a data-storage facility on lands at Cruiserath, Blanchardstown, Co Dublin. The facility will have 12 data server halls. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

An environmentalist has mounted a legal challenge to the granting of planning permission for a €100 million data-storage facility in northwest Dublin (...)

Amazon enjoys mixed fortunes at Irish subsidiaries

On-line retailer Amazon’s key Irish subsidiaries had mixed fortunes last year. accounts for both companies show. Amazon CS Ltd, the tech giant’s Cork(...)

 Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited has been granted planning permission to build €1 billion data centre in Mulhuddart, Dublin. Photograph: Loic Venance/Getty Images

An opponent of Apple’s stalled plans for an €850 million data centre in Co Galway has failed in preventing online giant Amazon securing planning permi(...)

Amazon, which set up in Ireland in 2004, last year announced plans to create 500 high-tech jobs at its Dublin hub

Amazon, which employs more than 1,800 people in Ireland, experienced mixed trading at its two key Irish subsidiaries last year, recently filed account(...)

Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited recorded a pretax profit of €26.2 million last year, up from €24.9 million a year earlier

It was a case of mixed fortunes on the financial front for two of Amazon’s Irish subsidiaries last year with the online retailer’s data services unit (...)