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Fortune
E.U.’s Apple Ruling Is No Precedent For Future Tax Caseson Monday. European Union antitrust regulators last month ordered Apple to pay
E.U.’s Apple Ruling Is No Precedent For Future Tax Cases
Fortune / Posted 16 hours ago
on Monday. European Union antitrust regulators last month ordered Apple to pay up to $14.6 billion in back taxes to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland constituted illegal state aid. Pascal... Read more
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Irish Central
Why the presidential debate matters for Ireland (and why Ireland will come up for both candidates)in pursuit of lower tax rates. In the same context, the recent European Commis
Why the presidential debate matters for Ireland (and why Ireland will come up for both candidates)
Irish Central / Posted 16 hours ago
in pursuit of lower tax rates. In the same context, the recent European Commission ruling on taxes owed by Apple to the Irish government could also enter the verbal fray. If Hillary Clinton is inclined to extol her foreign policy credentials... Read more
16h
Reuters
OECD official says EU Apple ruling not precedent for future tax casesUnion antitrust regulators last month ordered Apple to pay up to 13 billion eur
OECD official says EU Apple ruling not precedent for future tax cases
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
Union antitrust regulators last month ordered Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in back taxes to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland constituted illegal state aid. Pascal... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP warning over another Nama probe at Stormont labelled smokescreenon both sides of the border have examined allegations the transaction included
DUP warning over another Nama probe at Stormont labelled smokescreen
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
on both sides of the border have examined allegations the transaction included multimillion-pound fixer fees while the Irish Government has announced an inquiry. The DUP's role in the sale has been subject to particular public scrutiny in... Read more
20h
Tax-News.com
Ireland Moving Forward With Plans For Sugar Taxby Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London26 September 2016 The Irish Government
Ireland Moving Forward With Plans For Sugar Tax
Tax-News.com / Posted 20 hours ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London26 September 2016 The Irish Government will develop proposals for a levy on sugar-sweetened drinks as part of its obesity action plan. The Government has... Read more
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The Irish Times
BAI calls for more resources as on-demand regulation loomsallows member states to impose financial contributions on on-demand services by
BAI calls for more resources as on-demand regulation looms
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
allows member states to impose financial contributions on on-demand services by way of levies or direct investments. The Irish Government is expected to back this change and seek for it to be extended to linear television services. This would... Read more
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WA Today
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion lawsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion laws
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion lawsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion laws
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion lawsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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The Age
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion lawsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion laws
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion lawsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march around the world calling on Ireland to repeal restrictive abortion laws
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Thousands march in Dublin for abortion rightsprotesters have marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstratio
Thousands march in Dublin for abortion rights
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
protesters have marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations across the world, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rightsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rightsmarched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the wo
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic... Read more
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Reuters
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rightsDemonstrators take part in a protest to urge the Irish Government to repeal the
Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Demonstrators take part in a protest to urge the Irish Government to repeal the 8th amendment to the constitution, which enforces strict limitations to a woman's right to an abortion, in Dublin, Ireland September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh... Read more
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Breitbart
Armstrong Williams: Americans Finally Get a Bite at the Appletax penalty in its thirty year history. The implications of this are obviously
Armstrong Williams: Americans Finally Get a Bite at the Apple
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
tax penalty in its thirty year history. The implications of this are obviously of great importance to Apple and to the Irish government – but it could also have significant implications for the U.S. election cycle. First of all, let’s make it... Read more
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The Irish Times
March for Choice goes global with protests planned for 25 citiesIrish people active on the issue. Protesting as an emigrant adds special value
March for Choice goes global with protests planned for 25 cities
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Irish people active on the issue. Protesting as an emigrant adds special value to the campaign. Irish people, and the Irish Government, place a lot of importance on our favourable international reputation. The same way we glowed with pride... Read more
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Irish Central
Montana to host major Irish conferencevisit to Montana was scheduled deliberately to coincide with the conference as
Montana to host major Irish conference
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
visit to Montana was scheduled deliberately to coincide with the conference as a reminder of the high regard in which the Irish government and people hold their friends in Montana. The evening will conclude with presentations and a celebration of... Read more
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Irish Central
62 years ago today the last man was executed in Irelandhis thanks to you in another way.” After the execution of Manning it was commo
62 years ago today the last man was executed in Ireland
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
his thanks to you in another way.” After the execution of Manning it was common that death sentences be commuted by the Irish government. In 1851 the right to commute a death sentence became restricted to the President only. Ireland had... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish man's Apple Tax rant goes viraldeal, as a result the tech firm was charged a tax rate of 0.005 per cent on its
Irish man's Apple Tax rant goes viral
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
deal, as a result the tech firm was charged a tax rate of 0.005 per cent on its earnings Following the findings, the Irish government won a Dáil vote, by 93 votes to 36, to appeal the commission’s ruling, which found Ireland granted illegal... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish emigrant’s rant against Apple, Irish gov’t, draws worldwide attentionits EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in Ireland, owes the country $14.5 bi
Irish emigrant’s rant against Apple, Irish gov’t, draws worldwide attention
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in Ireland, owes the country $14.5 billion (€13 billion) in back taxes and the Irish government declined to accept it, took a while to sink in. Yesterday morning, however, Conway posted a video to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics officialthe coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer me
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics official
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer member of the OCI Executive Committee." The Irish government has ordered a judge-led inquiry into the scandal which will also probe ticket sales for London 2012, the... Read more
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The News and Star
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics officialthe coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer me
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics official
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
the coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer member of the OCI Executive Committee." The Irish government has ordered a judge-led inquiry into the scandal which will also probe ticket sales for London 2012, the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics officialthe coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer me
Irish football chief considers standing down as Olympics official
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
the coming period, I will also reconsider my position as the FAI's volunteer member of the OCI Executive Committee." The Irish government has ordered a judge-led inquiry into the scandal which will also probe ticket sales for London 2012, the... Read more
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4d
The Irish Times
Disrupting the narrative that tech start-ups are a great place to workof the workforce in the renovated 19th century factory are not that different f
Disrupting the narrative that tech start-ups are a great place to work
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the workforce in the renovated 19th century factory are not that different from their historical counterparts. The Irish government eagerly welcomes Hubspot and the tech industry in general, yet these companies offer jobs for people under... Read more
4d
The Hill
Americans finally get a bite at the Appletax penalty in its thirty year history. The implications of this are obviously
Americans finally get a bite at the Apple
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
tax penalty in its thirty year history. The implications of this are obviously of great importance to Apple and to the Irish government — but it could also have significant implications for the U.S. election cycle. First of all, let’s make it... Read more
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Irish Central
In the shadow of Ireland’s last vulture fundsLast week's decision by the Irish government to have a judicial inquiry into NA
In the shadow of Ireland’s last vulture funds
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
Last week's decision by the Irish government to have a judicial inquiry into NAMA’s sale of the Project Eagle loans is another case of us not being able to see the wood for the trees. Or you could call it another example of us trying to shut the... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish presidential award for gay activists who changed St.Patrick's Day paradeboth activists who led the charge to ensure LGBT inclusion in the New York City
Irish presidential award for gay activists who changed St.Patrick's Day parade
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
both activists who led the charge to ensure LGBT inclusion in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade were named by the Irish government last week as recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad. The year... Read more
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Irish Central
Minister Flanagan in NY says no border poll after Brexitand its provisions.” Untangling the ramifications of Brexit from Ireland’s uni
Minister Flanagan in NY says no border poll after Brexit
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
and its provisions.” Untangling the ramifications of Brexit from Ireland’s unique point of view is a top priority for the Irish government, Flanagan says, adding that a return to a hard border between north and south is “simply unworkable.” “The... Read more
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CNBC
EU Commissioner Vestager on Apple tax penaltythe interview, "We never questioned how Apple is organized. We do not question
EU Commissioner Vestager on Apple tax penalty
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
the interview, "We never questioned how Apple is organized. We do not question Irish tax code, that is for the Irish." Both Apple and the Irish government are appealing based on a government tax break that the EU ruling said qualified as "state ai... Read more
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International Business Times
European Commission to change profit reporting rules to crackdown on tax avoidance: Pierre Moscovicifirms. Commenting on the Apple issue, Moscovici said the decision was not agai
European Commission to change profit reporting rules to crackdown on tax avoidance: Pierre Moscovici
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
firms. Commenting on the Apple issue, Moscovici said the decision was not against American companies or in favour of the Irish government. "We have sent out a signal that the era of large-scale tax avoidance by multinationals in Europe has... Read more
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The Irish Times
Denis O’Brien: Apple should not be punished over taxclaiming the country breached EU state-aid rules to attract investment from the
Denis O’Brien: Apple should not be punished over tax
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
claiming the country breached EU state-aid rules to attract investment from the world’s wealthiest company. Apple and the Irish government plan to appeal the ruling, saying they did nothing wrong. “Apple played by the rules,” Mr O’Brien, chairman... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Vestager Defends EC Apple Tax Rulingin a fair manner to any company that does business in the EU's single market."
Vestager Defends EC Apple Tax Ruling
Tax-News.com / Posted 6 days ago
in a fair manner to any company that does business in the EU's single market." She stressed that the decision to order the Irish Government to recover EUR13bn (USD14.5bn) in "unpaid taxes" from Apple was "based on facts and on a careful... Read more
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The Irish Times
Solar 21 boss says 80 new jobs should have been in Irelandhere in Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and
Solar 21 boss says 80 new jobs should have been in Ireland
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
here in Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and should have been created in Ireland. Had the Irish Government been as progressive in the area of renewable energy as the UK government are we would have created these,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Company’s boss says 80 new UK jobs ‘should have been Irish’in Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and shoul
Company’s boss says 80 new UK jobs ‘should have been Irish’
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
in Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and should have been created in Ireland. “Had the Irish Government been as progressive in the area of renewable energy as the UK government are, we would have created these,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Firm boss says new UK jobs ‘could and should’ have been Irishin Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and shoul
Firm boss says new UK jobs ‘could and should’ have been Irish
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
in Ireland,” said chief executive Michael Bradley. “These jobs could and should have been created in Ireland. “Had the Irish Government been as progressive in the area of renewable energy as the UK government are, we would have created these,... Read more
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Limerick Post
Limerick to get 300 jobs from US healthcare firm FazziLimerick. Our Irish employees are clearly smart, dedicated and incredibly talen
Limerick to get 300 jobs from US healthcare firm Fazzi
Limerick Post / Posted 7 days ago
Limerick. Our Irish employees are clearly smart, dedicated and incredibly talented. We are very thankful to the IDA and the Irish government for welcoming us and helping us to develop our business here. Without question, Ireland has proven to be a... Read more
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The Irish Times
More jobs for Limerick with Fazzi Healthcare to create 300talented”. “We are absolutely thrilled to be here in Limerick,” he said. “We a
More jobs for Limerick with Fazzi Healthcare to create 300
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
talented”. “We are absolutely thrilled to be here in Limerick,” he said. “We are very thankful to the IDA and the Irish government for welcoming us and helping us to develop our business here. Without question, Ireland has proven to be a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fazzi Healthcare to create 300 jobs in Limericktalented”. “We are absolutely thrilled to be here in Limerick,” he said. “We a
Fazzi Healthcare to create 300 jobs in Limerick
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
talented”. “We are absolutely thrilled to be here in Limerick,” he said. “We are very thankful to the IDA and the Irish government for welcoming us and helping us to develop our business here. Without question, Ireland has proven to be a... Read more
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Irish Central
Brexit dominates Flanagan NY programand will represent an enormous legal and political challenge for all concerned.
Brexit dominates Flanagan NY program
Irish Central / Posted 7 days ago
and will represent an enormous legal and political challenge for all concerned. It is something we need to get right. “The Irish government, like the U.S. administration, was convinced that the best outcome to the referendum would have been a... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple’s EU tax nemesis Margrethe Vestager takes aim at other U.S. companies’ offshore profits – MacDailyNewsinvestigations into taxes paid by American companies on profits held outside th
Apple’s EU tax nemesis Margrethe Vestager takes aim at other U.S. companies’ offshore profits – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 7 days ago
investigations into taxes paid by American companies on profits held outside the U.S.,” Schoen reports. “Both Apple and the Irish government are appealing a ruling last month that the tech giant owes the Irish Treasury $14.5 billion, based on a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Frances Fitzgerald: More needs to be done for refugee crisisin New York, the Justice Minister said the humanitarian challenge requires a gl
Frances Fitzgerald: More needs to be done for refugee crisis
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
in New York, the Justice Minister said the humanitarian challenge requires a global response. She said the Irish government is open to seeing what can be done in cooperation with others to end the suffering of so many... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pressure mounts on Michael Noonan to attend Dáil committee on NAMA about Project Eaglesale, which has been criticised by the public spending watchdog, the Comptrolle
Pressure mounts on Michael Noonan to attend Dáil committee on NAMA about Project Eagle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
sale, which has been criticised by the public spending watchdog, the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG). So far the Irish government has said that it is not the Finance Minister’s role to appear before the PAC. Government Ministers have said... Read more
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The Irish Times
March for Choice goes global with protests planned for 16 citiesIrish people active on the issue. Protesting as an emigrant adds special value
March for Choice goes global with protests planned for 16 cities
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Irish people active on the issue. Protesting as an emigrant adds special value to the campaign. Irish people, and the Irish Government, place a lot of importance on our favourable international reputation. The same way we glowed with pride... Read more
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Reuters
GE brings off-the-shelf biotech drug factories to Irelandlong to snag the first customer." The investment is a fillip for Ireland whose
GE brings off-the-shelf biotech drug factories to Ireland
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
long to snag the first customer." The investment is a fillip for Ireland whose low tax regime has come under scrutiny. The Irish government is set to appeal against a 13-billion-euro back tax demand imposed by the European Commission on technology... Read more
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Irish Central
Repeal the 8th solidarity rally to take place in New YorkMelbourne, Vancouver and Brussels. The aim of the gathering is to support those
Repeal the 8th solidarity rally to take place in New York
Irish Central / Posted 8 days ago
Melbourne, Vancouver and Brussels. The aim of the gathering is to support those marching in Ireland, and to show the Irish government that this is an issue the diaspora is watching closely from afar. Poster for the Scarlet Brigade's New York... Read more
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Fortune
GE Digs Deeper Into Biotech with New Irish Factoriesthe factories in Cork next year. The investment is a boost for Ireland whose lo
GE Digs Deeper Into Biotech with New Irish Factories
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
the factories in Cork next year. The investment is a boost for Ireland whose low tax regime has come under scrutiny. The Irish government is set to appeal against a 13-billion-euro back tax demand imposed by the European Commission on technology... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Envoys Call for Peaceful Campaigns Ahead of 2017 Pollscampaigns and voting. Echoing his counterparts sentiments, Ireland's Ambassado
Envoys Call for Peaceful Campaigns Ahead of 2017 Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
campaigns and voting. Echoing his counterparts sentiments, Ireland's Ambassador to Kenya Dr Vincent O'Neill added that the Irish government was impressed by the development growth and growing economy of the country. He said his Irish government... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
£5m 'success fee' claims rejected by former Nama adviserfew criminals would have been subject to the same onslaught I have had to endur
£5m 'success fee' claims rejected by former Nama adviser
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
few criminals would have been subject to the same onslaught I have had to endure over the past year." Last week, the Irish Government ordered a full inquiry into the controversial property deal after the Republic's spending watchdog found... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'At no time did I benefit financially from the sale of the loan book. I have not made one penny from the transaction' Frank Cushnahanmade about him. They say he has "consistently denied any wrongdoing and has no
'At no time did I benefit financially from the sale of the loan book. I have not made one penny from the transaction' Frank Cushnahan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
made about him. They say he has "consistently denied any wrongdoing and has now been released from police bail". The Irish Government has ordered an inquiry into the controversial £1.2 billion sale of Northern Ireland property assets by bad... Read more
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