Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Global taxation shifts are unlikely to materially weaken the existing stock of foreign direct investors in Ireland, ratings agency Moody’s said as it (...)

The pharmaceutical  industry, along with technology, were exports’ star performers last year.

Exports shrugged off a decline in business with the UK last year to set a new €152.5 billion record, according to Central Statistics Office (CSO) figu(...)

Think tank has published its latest OECD Economic Surveys: Ireland 2020 report. File photograph: AFP/Getty

Retirement age should reflect increased life expectancy, according to an expert who warns that State finances will come under increasing pressure as t(...)

OECD secretary general Angel Gurría (left) and French finance minister Bruno Le Maire take part in a panel session during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) secretary general Angel Gurría said on Thursday he is confident international corporate (...)

Martin Shanahan (far left) at the presentation of an award to Apple chief Tim Cook by Leo Varadkar and IDA chairman Frank Ryan earlier this week. Photograph: PA Wire

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan sees slowing growth and the advent of an international digital tax regime as potential challenges for the (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a TV  interview on the closing day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in  January  2019.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe have pulled out of joining the global elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos next(...)

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(...)

Pointing to the record levels of foreign direct investment lured to Ireland over the last five years, IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan, above,  suggested  companies don’t seem very bothered by what has been done so far

At its results briefing on Wednesday morning, IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan was keen not to overplay the risks to the State’s investment(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: may have to deal with EU corporate tax reform. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Last year the Irish economy dodged the bullets. The prospect of the UK crashing out of the European Union without a withdrawal agreement was taken off(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It does tend to sneak up on one, doesn’t it? No, not the Barry’s Tea Christmas ad, but our top ten most read stories of the year, a sure sign that the(...)

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