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(...)

The media  listens to  Taoiseach Enda Kenny, with members of the IFSC Clearing House Group, outside Government Buildings, in a file photograph from 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Every month the group meets privately in room 308 of Government Buildings. The gatherings are chaired by the State’s most senior civil servant, Martin(...)

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Lee Hadnum, a former tax specialist with Ernst and Young, author of The World’s Best Tax Havens: How to Cut Your Taxes to Zero and Safeguard Your Fina(...)