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Major US companies have told Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe that Ireland would be unwise to stay out of a global tax deal if a deal is ultimately reached on taxing corporate profits around the world. US Chamber of Commerce intervention in Ireland comes as Minister faces international pressure to accept OECD proposals for a global …

Irish country music star Ronnie Kennedy will be laid to rest on Wednesday. onnie, who played accordion and keyboards with Daniel O’Donnell’s band for decades, died after a long battle with cancer on Friday. He is survived by his wife Fran and their children Alan, Karen, Gary, Derek and Laura. Mr. Kennedy’s funeral will be …

The national women’s rugby team are in a tough spot today, and not just because they face a must-see match against Italy to stay alive in next year’s World Cup qualifiers. hey are also on the back foot more generally because the team’s profile has fallen off a cliff since the glory days of 2013-15. …

Irish Water will audit water treatment plants across the country, following two serious incidents where unsafe water has entered public drinking water supplies in recent weeks. A failure of a treatment plant serving Gorey, County Wexford resulted in unsanitary water being released from the plant over a period of five days, resulting in 52 confirmed …

Bolt CEO Markus Villig speaks on stage at the Web Summit 2019 technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Horacio Villalobos | Corbis via Getty Images Estonian tech companies have been able to thrive in the absence of large multinationals like Facebook and Microsoft, the country’s president told CNBC. Home to just over a million people, the …

Northern Ireland has pleaded for the military to help hospital services, saying they are “under pressure like never before” in the COVID crisis. Health Minister Robin Swann said staff were “exhausted” and were “determined to activate any measures that could alleviate the situation in any way”. Previously, he had called on the Department of Defense …

Ireland ranks last out of 36 developed countries for investment in education as a measure of our national wealth or gross domestic product (GDP), according to the latest data from the OECD. Economists say the presence of multinationals skews our GDP numbers, but education unions say the numbers confirm the extent of underinvestment in our …

The historic Moravian colony of Bethlehem is poised to go international. According to a statement from the city of Bethlehem, the Bethlehem World Heritage Commission announced that the preserved 14.7-acre settlement in the heart of Bethlehem has been authorized by the US Department of the Interior to participate in a multi-country nomination. to the UNESCO …

Another country was removed from the list of designated states for mandatory hotel quarantine, with Minister Stephen Donnelly posting another updated trip on Saturday. Mr Donnelly confirmed that Ecuador has now also been removed from the list of countries requiring people traveling to the country to be quarantined for two weeks upon arrival. The change …

Ireland has the highest mortgage interest rates in the eurozone, with new Irish mortgage holders being charged more than double the interest rate paid by homeowners in other EU countries, according to new figures from the Central Bank. The average interest rate on a new mortgage drawn in July was 2.73% compared to the eurozone …