Tax Inversions

A tax inversion refers to a scenario whereby a multinational company changes its tax domicile by moving the headquarters of the group to another jurisdiction. This means that they will move the tax domicile of the headquarters of their whole corporate group to another country. Ireland is not the only country cited as a destination […]


The new Strategy is a key pillar in the Government’s plan to keep the recovery going and build sustainable economic growth. The Strategy identifies Ireland’s current skills profile, provides a strategic vision and specific objectives for Ireland’s future skills requirements, and sets out a road map for how the vision and objectives can be achieved. The […]

Funding of €3.148m for Volunteering Organisations

Funding of €3.148 million in 2016 was announced on Saturday for 26 organisations involved in volunteering. The Government’s objective under the Department’s Community & Voluntary Supports & Programmes is to provide a cohesive framework of support for the community and voluntary sector. This programme supports volunteer centres and volunteer information services nationwide, as well as a […]

€5m allocated to Health Innovation Hub Ireland

A pioneering partnership between private sector companies and the health service to develop groundbreaking Irish healthcare products and research and use them to benefit of Irish patients has been set up by the Government. Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton and Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar have announced €5 million in funding over five years for the […]

Derelict Sites Report

Definition of Derelict Site: “Derelict Site” means any land which detracts, or is likely to detract, to a material degree from the amenity, character or appearance of land in the neighbourhood of the land in question because of – (a) the existence on the land in question of structures which are in a ruinous, derelict […]