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Just how do the super-rich do it? Photograph: iStock

Figures from the Revenue Commissioners show that many of the State’s wealthiest people pay relatively little income tax here. We will look at the four(...)

George Town, the capital of Grand Cayman. Photograph: iStock

I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned u(...)

Tax haven: Yanis Varoufakis says Ireland is a freerider piggybacking on the rest of the world. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/AFP/Getty

If some malicious fairy cursed us to have to speak only the truth, we would be forced to admit that our most precious national symbol is not the Trico(...)

(Left) John Spencer, Centaur; Professor Philip Nolan, president, Maynooth University; Karen Malone, Centaur

A financial services company has opened its second Irish office in Maynooth, Co Kildare, where it plans to create 30 jobs over the next two years. C(...)

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, (...)

The Cayman Islands’ premier said the UK move to open up company directorship registers in overseas territories smacked of “colonial despotism”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

This week’s move by the British government to direct its 14 overseas territories, places such as the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, to whip the kimono f(...)

Inch beach in Co Kerry.

Inch beach on the Dingle peninsula has been awarded the top spot as Ireland’s best beach for 2018 by Tripadvisor. The Blue Flag Inch beach stretches (...)

Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist: “People are seeing globalisation as a venue by which rich corporations like Apple and Google can effectively escape taxation while hard-working citizens in France or Germany continue to pay high taxes.” Photograph: Sasha Maslov/New York Times

Ireland’s controversial tax deals with companies such as Apple and Google are part of a corrupt global system, which is fuelling inequality and politi(...)

Bono & Hamilton

Yes, Bono is a hypocrite – but so is Ireland. Around the world, the U2 frontman is the most instantly recognisable living Irishman. It is entirely app(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said on Monday the OECD process is the best way to tackle international tax avoidance. Photograph: Reuters

The Government has sought to keep the focus firmly on the OCED as the way of combating international tax avoidance in the wake of the Paradise Papers (...)

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