Charlie Mccreevy

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Must love golf. Seriously, not only does 901 Ladycastle have views across the K Club golf course to the clubhouse itself, it also comes with a pair(...)

The CBI put the value of EU membership as 4-5 per cent of UK GDP. Photograph: Dieter Spannknebel

Membership of the European Union benefits the United Kingdom by up to £78 billion (€92 billion) a year – equal to the economies of Northern Ireland an(...)

There were, for many years, stories and rumours about one of the big foreign players buying either AIB or Bank of Ireland.

At the turn of the last century, at the behest of the then minister for finance Charlie McCreevy, several reports were produced into the state of the (...)

Paul O’Connell is just one Ireland international who could take his talents abroad now that the Irish tax arrangements have been changed. Photograph: Inpho

The storm enveloping the IRFU is becoming more and more perfect, or imperfect as they might see it. Under an amendment to the so-called McCreevy tax b(...)

An unsporting tax

Pressure by the European Commission has forced the Government to change key aspects of the tax relief that sportspersons may claim on their retirement(...)

The change opens  the possibility of stars such as Munster’s Paul O’Connell spending the final couple of years of their career abroad on big money contracts and still being able to claim relief on their previous earnings here.

Irish sports stars will no longer have to finish their careers here to qualify for income tax relief on retirement under a change made in response to (...)

Senator Catherine Noone: “It is hard to take all of this on a continual basis’’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Catherine Noone (FG) accused Fianna Fail of “creating hysteria’’ about medical cards.“This is the same party with the same faces and voices who tried (...)

Charlie McCreevy, who was finance minister in the Fianna Fáil/PD coalitions elected in 1997 and 2002 created the fund in 1999

The State’s national pension fund is cashing in €600 million in overseas assets as part of a plan to reinvest the money in the Republic, according to (...)

I inherited 4,270 Guinness shares in 1998 valued at £7.83 sterling a share at that time. I am considering selling these shares now and would like to k(...)

Emily O’Reilly in her office as she prepares to publish her final report as Ombudsman today before taking up the role of European Ombudsman in Strasbourg. On the wall behind her hang portraits of her two predecessors, Michael Mills (left) and  Kevin Murphy. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An apocryphal tale has it that a former Canadian ombudsman deliberately avoided reading the piece of law establishing his office; that way he never kn(...)

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