Through a series of mergers and demergers in the last decade, a global pharmaceutical manufacturer became Irish. To defend itself against a Vat claim, it had to reveal the details of the scheme.
Of the €3 billion corporation tax windfall announced in the Summer Economic Statement, some €2.2 billion will be eaten up by current spending. Is this the wisest way to allocate an unreliable revenue stream?
In general, I'm very bullish on the future, and I think Cathie Wood's hypothesis is exactly right. Would I invest in her fund? Hell no. You've got to be kidding.
Dublin logistics software company Principal Systems Ltd is suing for more than €1 million after the companies it took over lost a major customer. Claims of negligence, breach of warranty and misrepresentation are denied.
Despite the multiple economic headwinds, the number of corporate failures remains at pre-pandemic levels. However, two new reports indicate this is likely to change, and outline what type of companies are most exposed.
The River House Hotel in Dublin was set to change hands from father to son in 2017. But when the father got cold feet and decided to take it back, his son, and his wife, brought him to court.
After reporting stalled growth and heavy losses in 2020, Devenish Nutrition returned to profit last year. The group needs this to sustain growing indebtedness as it continues to bet on developing technologies.
Jim Fitzpatrick believed the nationalist community in Northern Ireland had to demand equality, but there were no circumstances, no levels of institutional malevolence, that could, for him, ever condone non-peaceful, unlawful, means.
Augustus Cullen Law is a leading medical negligence law firm. In 2018, the practice lost two partners and a solicitor, including equity partner Michael Boylan, a prominent legal figure. When he set up his own practice, a row ensued over money and client files.
As senior public servants line up for a fresh round of pay hikes, barristers say the talent pool is dwindling in criminal practice due to "pitiful" fees that remain at 2002 levels. DPER wants proof of recruitment and retention issues.
Following recent missed payments on debts totalling $2.75 billion, bondholders including a British investment firm with Irish connections are considering their options against GTLK Europe.
Years of underbidding have left us with an infrastructure deficit. To overcome the deficit, we need to build more than is justified by our population growth – not less.
Eoin Morgan's phenomenal success as England captain led to glowing tributes this week, but it was also a reminder of a connection between England and Ireland often lost in the online noise.
Official Ireland's view is that the country will grow slowly. In reality, as the census shows, Ireland is one of the fastest-growing countries in Europe. This failure to plan for growth has had catastrophic consequences for Irish infrastructure – not least its housing.
It is often said that Irish officialdom routinely favours landlords with better protection and more advantageous rules. The past year’s battle to obtain information on HAP recipients appears to confirm this.
Having recently surveyed female finance managers in Irish businesses, I was prompted to carry out the same exercise on their male counterparts. The numbers give an insight into how male and female professionals view the job market.
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