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It is hoped Ireland will be able to attract more American companies to set up European bases here, as a result of the UK decision.

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Billions wiped off value of top UK companies as global markets reaction to Brexit vote

More than £50 billion (€61.5bn) has been wiped off the value of the UK’s biggest companies after Britain voted to leave the European Union.

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Irish bank shares rocked by 'Leave' result in UK referendum

Irish taxpayers were among the biggest losers yesterday as the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the EU upended global markets and wiped more than €260m off the value of the State’s shareholding in Irish banks.

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Sterling nosedives to 31-year low

The pound plunged yesterday with UK stocks after the nation voted for a Brexit.

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State has spent €670k defending position in Apple tax case

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that the State has spent just under €670,000 on fees to date defending the State’s position in the European Commission Apple tax case.

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Prolonged uncertainty lies ahead for exporters after UK votes to leave EU

On June 23, the UK electorate made a decision to leave the European Union. This is not to be confused with them having left. 

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Irish business groups call for swift action after Brexit result

Business representative bodies called for the Government to ensure that Ireland is at the forefront of upcoming negotiations as the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the EU began to hit home.

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Opportunities and risks abound as UK heads for the EU door

So, what a momentous week this was. Ireland qualified for the second round of the European Championships revisiting, in doing so, the heady days of the 1988 competition which heralded a new era of self-belief and may even have helped set the national psyche for the real tiger times. Oh, and Brexit. 

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