Ireland is losing out on billions of euro every year because eight of the 100 most lucrative Irish-based multinationals pay no corporation tax and five more have a tax bill of less than 1%.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Eight of the 100 highest earning Irish-based multi-nationals are paying no corporation tax whatsoever, five have a tax bill of less than 1% and others are effectively being paid by the taxman because of serious loopholes in the tax system.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
The 19th century Cork artist, Daniel MacDonald, was the only painter brave enough to paint the Famine as it was happening, and Professor Niamh O’Sullivan is appealing to people in the Cork area to scour their attics for his valuable work.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
Despite claiming that physical activity in schools and decreasing childhood obesity are two of her big issues, Senator Catherine Noone would seem to have started a campaign to prevent one of the world’s fastest growing sports from increasing in popularity.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
It is sad to think that Dr. Ali Selim’s attempt to stifle free speech - through threat of legal action against any Irish publication that reprints Charlie Hebdo’s front page depiction of the Prophet Muhammad – can currently be supported by our nation’s laws.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Consumers whose mortgages or other loans have been transferred to unregulated entities will receive the same protection as was the case prior to their loan being sold — even if the transfer took place prior to the introduction of new legislation.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2014
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
JP Morgan and Chase, seeking to end probes of a $6.2bn (€4.6bn) trading debacle, admitted to violating federal securities laws and agreed to pay about $920m for failing to implement adequate controls and providing incomplete information to regulators and its board.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2013
THE proposed new singular structure for financial regulation in Ireland – combining the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator – will be better placed to take a systemic overview of the entire banking sector, rather than just a case-by-case basis, officials from the Department of Finance told a Dáil committee yesterday.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2009