According to recent data from Eurofound, Ireland had one of the highest rates of home-working during lockdown. Photograph: iStock

The Republic had the fourth-highest rate of people working from home in the EU last year, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). As part o(...)

The Republic had one of the highest rates of employees working from home during the Covid-19 crisis, according to labour market think tank Eurofound. (...)

Investment in the Irish economy last year totalled €162 billion, or €3 billion a week. No other country in the world had a bigger per capita investment. Photograph: iStock

Ireland can’t seem to lose on tax. Every few months a gun is pointed at our l2.5 per cent corporation tax rate or we’re blasted as a tax haven, a sop (...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘I think it’s very possible that we’re going to see multiple waves of the virus.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland could suffer “multiple economic hits” from Covid-19, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, has warned. Addressing (...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy: ‘Fundamentally this is an economy that is up and open’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland is likely to emerge as one of the top performing economies in 2020 despite the Covid-19 crisis and the pick-up in unemployment, the chief exec(...)

Last year US pharmaceuticals group AbbVie was hit with an unexpected €572m  stamp duty bill in relation to its planned takeover of Allergan.

Ireland’s reputation for tax certainty is under threat because of the “aggressive” actions being taken by Revenue, the Dublin-based Edmund Burke Insti(...)

The European Commission headquarters in Brussels.

The European Commission says Ireland has made little headway in dealing with aggressive tax practices by multinationals or in broadening its tax base,(...)

According to Adecco’s latest Global Talent Competitiveness Index, the State climbed from 16th to 15th place in the world for its ability to attract, retain, train and educate skilled workers.

The State and Dublin have been ranked among the top locations in the world for attracting and nurturing skilled workers. The survey by global recruit(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: ‘Changes to international taxation are on the way: We have no control over this and we must prepare for this.’

The State could lose up to €2 billion of its corporation tax revenue under new proposals to reform the global tax system, Minister for Finance Paschal(...)

 Construction cranes in Dublin.  Since 2014 the Irish economy has grown by over 50%, placing it ahead of China in the global growth charts. Photograph: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Ireland doesn’t do stability. After a brutal economic crash and an equally savage austerity programme, the Irish economy has put in five years of what(...)

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