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Multinationals and taxation: some countries see a chance to grab revenue for themselves, rather than to move towards something fair and efficient.

The spotlight on Ireland in the debate on the taxation of multinationals is relentless. An editorial in the latest edition of the Economist, refers to(...)

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(...)

Anna, Lady Oxmantown in the library of Birr Castle wearing a green crepe wool Jacqmar dress that belonged to her grandmother in law Anne, Countess of Rosse. The dress would have flouted wartime restrictions so it is believed that Anne bought it prior to the war.

“Had a wonderful time in this I am ashamed to say” goes a note written by Countess Anne Rosse of Birr Castle on a long green crepe dress by Victor Sti(...)

JM Holmes: the collection is peppered with sharp observations on race

With excellent pedigree for a debut author, including stories published in the White Review and the Paris Review, and a fellowship from the renowned I(...)

 A dried-out portion of the Elbe riverbed that under normal conditions would be submerged under water, during hot weather in Magdeburg, Germany. Shrinking rivers are exposing munitions left over from the second World War. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

When German astronaut Alexander Gerst looks down on his homeland, and central Europe, he doesn’t like what he sees. “A shocking sight,” he tweeted fr(...)

Mullered and Skullit: Liam Carney and Phillip Judge in Two Pints

A Skull in Connemara Olympia Theatre, Dublin Previews Tuesday August 14th Opens Wednesday August 15th until September 1st 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.(...)

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s tweet about taking the company private may see the US Securities and Exchange Commission get involved. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Elon Musk is a talented guy. The South Africa-born entrepreneur is the founder of not just one disruptive and innovative technology company, but four.(...)

Leo, one of Sorcha O’Raghallaigh’s star sign illustrations.

Skirting the issue An old-fashioned kitchen staple, the fabric curtain was often used under the sink instead of unit doors, particularly in small scu(...)

File image of Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the parents of US first lady Melania Trump, walking across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. File photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

US first lady Melania Trump’s parents have been sworn in as US citizens. A lawyer for Viktor and Amalija Knavs said the Slovenian couple took the cit(...)

Shane Ross. Prof Cormac O’Dea says the Minister’s projected cost of €70 million might be correct if the grant only applied to those who provide more than 10 hours of childminding duties a week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The roll-out of the proposed “granny grant” payment to grandparents who carry out childminding duties could cost the State up to €400 million rather t(...)

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