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The Government has been accused of “sleepwalking”through false and destructive claims about the country’s tax code.Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary describ(...)

When Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin first mooted the idea of selling off the lottery for an upfront payment, An Post’s bid to retain the lucrative franchise looked forlorn.

When Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin first mooted the idea of selling off the lottery for an upfront payment, An Post’s bid to retain t(...)

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reacts during his talk at the EBN Congress, one of Europe’s largest business events which is being held inDerry. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The co-founder of US technology giant Apple which used its Irish subsidiaries to lower its tax bill has said big corporations should be treated the sa(...)

Apple chief executiveTimothy Cook testifies in Washington. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Apple boss Tim Cook has denied his company enjoys a special tax arrangement with the Irish Government. Mr Cook also rejected accusations the iPhone ma(...)

Current  Ireland captain Jamie Heaslip battles with Hosea Gear, Richie McCaw and Kieran Read of New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium in 2010.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The IRFU has announced the ticket prices and packages for the upcoming autumn Guinness-sponsored international series when Samoa, Australia and New(...)

Dan Stevenson: "You won't see us spending a lot of money on advertising - it's more about communicating at grassroots level."

Dan Stevenson wondered why there were no customer reviews on the Sony sales website in the US. He managed to get that changed and in the proces(...)

Rory Best will captain Ireland on the tour. Photograph: Inpho

Les Kiss, Ireland’s interim head coach, will be part of Joe Schmidt’s management team on a three year contrac(...)

Gtech has won three of the US lottery contracts: Indiana, Illinois and, last month, New Jersey. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty

Where better to launch a bid for the State’s lottery business than from inside its Dublin headquarters? Italian-owned gaming giant Gtech (...)

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar: “These figures suggest that the Gathering has got off to a strong start.”

The Gathering has significantly boosted tourism figures so far this year from North America and continental Europe, Fáilte Ireland stati(...)

Gráinne Yeats: In the course of her career, she performed in concerts and recitals in Ireland, the UK, North America and many of Europe’s capitals as well as Russia, India and Japan. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Gráinne Yeats was a harpist, singer and historian of the Irish harp, and is credited with the revival of the traditional wire-strung harp. She (...)

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