COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Apple just the start of Irish battle over tax

The Government in its push back was telling anyone who was listening that the Apple case did not involve an assault on Ireland’s 12.5% headline corporate rate and that it had done no wrong in its dealings with the tech giant over the last 15 years.

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Apple tax ruling: ‘Member states cannot give unfair tax benefits’

European competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager didn’t hold back in her criticisms of Ireland and Apple in her statement on the findings of the investigation into alleged breaches of state aid rules and their implications

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Cavan murder-suicide: 'More needs to be done in order to learn from these awful tragedies'

Bereaved mother calls on the government to change laws on partner’s access to mental health treatment, writes Joe Leogue.

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Cavan murder-suicide: Gardaí starting from scratch to find answers

What happened and why? That is the task facing the Garda investigation into the Cavan murder-suicide.

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Apple tax ruling not a sound basis for tax policy

If Apple wasn’t the most profitable company in the world, it is likely its tax arrangements would have attracted little attention, writes Seamus Coffey.

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Appeal of Apple tax ruling is not in the public interest

James Stewart looks at the US position on Apple tax and why an appeal of the ruling is a mistake

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A summary of what the European Commission had to say on the Apple tax ruling

European Commissioner for Competition Margarethe Vestager didn't hold back in her criticisms of Ireland and Apple in her statement on the findings of the investigation into alleged breaches of state aid rules and their implications. Here's an edited summary of what she had to say. 

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Julian Assange and Nick Denton: Radical voices are left silenced and shunned

Two of journalism’s most radical figures, Julian Assange and Nick Denton, have, for different reasons seen their power and influence in the modern world decline, writes John Lloyd.

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Authoritarian response is what terror groups are hoping for

Burkini bans and plans to reintroduce conscription are over-reactions that damage Europe’s way of life and play into the hands of groups like Islamic State, says Peter Apps.

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All aspects of life touched upon in 175 years of letters from our readers

Today marks 175 years since the Irish Examiner, then known as the Cork Examiner, was first published.

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