Neelie Kroes pictured  in Dublin Castle in 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

For years, Neelie Kroes traveled Europe as one of the continent’s senior officials, warning big corporations that they couldn’t “run away” from the E(...)

 Niall Cody: “Under Irish law non-resident companies are chargeable to Irish corporation tax only on the profits attributable to their Irish branches by reference to the facts and circumstances”

The Revenue Commissioners has insisted it always collected the full amount of tax due from Apple in accordance with Irish law. In a statement after t(...)

The jump in Irish growth last year was largely down to the transfer of patents and intellectual property from offshore tax locations back to multinational drug companies operating in Ireland

Davy signalled it is likely to cut its 2017 Irish growth forecasts, following on from a slew of downgrades by brokerages since the UK decided to quit (...)

Stephen Donnelly: told the Dáil “vulture funds” – which have bought up distressed assets, including mortgages, in Ireland – have managed to legally avoid paying tax on profits made from their sale. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two separate investigations into the use of tax loopholes which allow foreign investors to escape tax on profits made in Ireland are now under way by(...)

A loan system will only further fracture the structure of the Irish education system. It will push people further away from applying to college and increase drop-out rates. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Union of Students in Ireland has been campaigning for the introduction of a publicly funded higher education model and has also been vehemently ag(...)

Employment is growing in Europe but real wages have fallen significantly according to OECD report. Photograph: iStock

A large gap remains in the proportion of people working in Ireland today compared to before the recession while real wage levels have fallen sharply, (...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne says Brexit will lead to an “inevitable” hardening of the Border. Photograph:  Ben Birchall/PA

The British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne will warn today that Brexit would cause a “profound economic shock” in Northern Ireland and lea(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: “I have never been a closet Brexiteer. I am absolutely passionate about getting the right result.” Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, Group of Seven leaders said in a summit declaration yesterd(...)

Head of the IMF Christine Lagarde

The International Monetary Fund said Britain risks falling into a self-reinforcing cycle of weaker economic growth and lower house and share prices i(...)

Milder winter weather in Germany prompted a rise in investment on construction and capital goods

Germany more than doubled its economic growth rate in the first quarter as higher state and household spending more than offset a fall in exports, the(...)

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