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Ireland to close tax loophole favored by US tech giants

Come 2015, Ireland plans to start doing away with the "Double Irish" tax structure, which has allowed companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to shelter billion of dollars in profits from taxes.

By 15 October 2014

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EU: Apple gets tax advantage from Ireland

The European Commission's competition regulator says something looks fishy in "selective" treatment of Apple by Irish authorities, and he wants answers.

By 1 October 2014

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Privacy group to appeal Ireland's Facebook audit

A Europe-based group campaigning for better privacy protection on Facebook says it will take the Irish government to court over what it considers a half-baked audit.

By 5 December 2012

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A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By 26 August 2013

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Ireland reportedly considering corporate tax reforms

Irish finance officials are considering ways to phase out a tax-avoidance technique allegedly exploited by several U.S. companies, including Apple, according to an Irish financial newspaper.

By 28 May 2013

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HMV closes completely in Ireland, 300 jobs lost

All 16 Irish branches of ailing music and DVD shop HMV will stay closed, leaving 300 people out of a job.

By 14 February 2013

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Intel gets nod to build $4 billion plant in Ireland

The company has received approval to build a chip plant in Ireland that could create 4,300 new jobs, says tech news site Silicon Republic.

By 26 January 2013

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Google is 'on the right side of history,' says Eric Schmidt

The Big G's executive chairman has responded to recent controversy over privacy and taxation.

By 17 October 2014

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Netflix captures 1 million members in U.K., Ireland

The two countries are the fastest ones yet to hit the 1 million mark.

By 20 August 2012

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Netflix nabs 1m UK and Ireland members in seven months

Streaming service Netflix has acquired its first 1 million members, a serious milestone in its fight against LoveFilm Instant.

By 20 August 2012