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Barry Andrews stepped down last October as chief executive of the aid agency Goal.

Former Fianna Fáil TD Barry Andrews has been appointed as director general of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), a Dublin-bas(...)

Minister for Finance  Michael Noonan: says the European Commission’s plans could derail  tax avoidance measures. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Almost a decade after the financial crash, AIB this week indicated that it was to become the first of the State’s bailed-out banks to pay a dividend (...)

Oxfam Ireland estimates that as much as $100 billion is lost to developing countries every year as a result of corporate tax avoidance schemes.

Multinationals are continuing to route billions of euro in profit to and through Ireland to avoid tax, according to a new report by Oxfam Ireland. Th(...)

There are about 300 charity shops in Ireland, run by charities such as Age Action, Irish Cancer Society, NCBI, Oxfam and SVP and staffed by volunteers. Photograph: iStockphoto

If you’re in the midst of a spring clean and declutter, you may have a collection of bags and boxes ready to be dropped to your local charity shop (or(...)

Goal is regarded as the leading force in rapid humanitarian response in Ireland, as seen with its work in Haiti rebuilding schools. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s largest aid agencies, Goal and Concern, were until recent weeks in talks about a potential merger, The Irish Times has learned. The discuss(...)

Oxfam and Goal will continue to deliver aid programmes pending the outcome of their merger discussions.

One of Ireland’s biggest charities, Goal, which has been rocked by an investigation into its spending of United States aid money in Syria, is to enter(...)

American Chamber of Commerce chief executive Mark Redmond at the Oireachtas Committee hearing on the Apple Tax ruling

There may be 13 billion reasons for wanting to accept the European Commission’s ruling that Ireland gave Apple illegal State aid but it would be a fal(...)

Reviewing globalisation: planet Earth  on a  screen behind participants of a panel session at the World Economic Forum,  in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

It was a sight that many thought they would never see. On Tuesday, Chinese president Xi Jinping took to the main stage in Davos to deliver the openin(...)

Enda Kenny at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: With Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, the Taoiseach    met a number of senior executives privately and hosted a dinner for another 45. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos is about as close as the nebulous entity we like to call the “global e(...)

Davos 2017: Who are those guys?

If Davos, the world’s most exclusive networking event, represents any single issue or cause it is that of globalisation and free trade, the idea that (...)

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