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The new rate will only apply to companies  with revenues in excess of $750 million. That will exclude the vast majority of indigenous companies and a large number of US tech companies in Ireland

It was almost an article of faith that if Ireland was ever forced to increase its much cherished 12.5 per cent corporation tax rate the roof would cav(...)

Ireland’s tax regime should be benchmarked against other similar regimes in competitor jurisdictions and should be kept under constant review. Photograph: iStock

An American Chamber of Commerce survey has found that almost 40 per cent of the leadership of multinationals in Ireland see the current personal tax r(...)

The first-half numbers easily top the previous record for investment of $700 million set in 2011

Irish fintechs secured a record $900 million in M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions across 18 deals in the first half of 2021, n(...)

Flipdish co-founders Conor and James McCarthy: Its $48.4 million fundraise was the biggest VC deal in the first quarter. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Venture capital activity slowed considerably in the Republic in the first quarter with $125.4 million (€104.3 million) invested in 24 deals, down from(...)

Big investments last year included the $83.4 million joint venture acquisition of Payzone Ireland by AIB and First Data, and an $80 million funding round by Fenergo.

Irish fintechs secured close to $400 million (€336 million) in M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions in 2020 with investments taili(...)

“Big companies are better able to withstand a crisis like Covid-19 and they haven’t been dependent on Government support in the form of wage subsidies and so on,” says PwC’s Feargal O’Rourke.

One of the few genuinely bright spots in an otherwise quite bleak economic picture during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the strong performance of the(...)

Glanbia recently completed the build of MWC, a $470 million state-of-the-art cheese and whey plant in St Johns, Michigan.

Ireland is the ninth-largest investor in the US economy with more than 900 Irish firms present there, employing more than 110,000 people. These includ(...)

Prof Peter McHugh: “These awards are very important because they give us the opportunity to showcase the research and innovation activity that’s going on in industry in collaboration with the higher education sector.”

Now in their sixth year, the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisat(...)

Valerie Moran, head of operations and client relations, and Noel Moran CEO of Prepaid Financial Services.

Ireland’s fintech industry saw a record period of activity in the first half of 2020, with $328.6 million (€277.9m) recorded in mergers and acquisitio(...)

Irish and many EU citizens were banned from travelling to the US, employees were forced to work from home and companies on both sides of the Atlantic scrambled to find new ways to do business.

As we entered 2020, the trade and business relationship between Ireland and the US had hit unprecedented high levels of investment flows in both direc(...)

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