EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager ordered Apple in 2016 to pay €13.1bn in back taxes. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

Paul Gallagher, the State’s Attorney General during the depths of the financial crisis, has had a busy time getting back up to speed since Taoiseach M(...)

Apple’s Hollyhill campus in Cork: EU court decision ‘should curtail EU commission posturing on State aid’, Chartered Accountants Ireland said. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Industry groups welcomed the ruling in the EU’s second-highest court that Ireland did not give illicit State aid to technology giant Apple. But concer(...)

The 16 top European banks operating in Ireland examined by the report paid an average effective tax rate here of no more than 6 per cent. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Ireland has been accused of facilitating large-scale corporate tax avoidance by European banks. A report by Oxfam and the Fair Finance Guide Internati(...)