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Ireland - Taxation of Termination Payments Challenged

Arguing that the rules lead to a higher tax burden for individuals who work in another member state for an Irish corporate group, the European Commission has officially asked Ireland to amend its legislation on termination payments. 167 more words

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Ireland Launches Tax Relief Review

The Irish Government has launched public consultations on the future of four tax breaks, as part of a broader tax relief review. The reviews of these tax breaks are to be completed by May 2014 and the findings of the reviews will be taken into consideration by the Irish government when they are preparing the next budget. 306 more words

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Ireland and the UK levy the highest rates of inheritance or estate tax

A recent report published by a firm of accountants has found that Ireland and the UK levy the highest rates of inheritance or estate tax of any major world economies. 227 more words

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Indulgence

Mount Congreve Garden was bathed in dew when I arrived early last Saturday. It was overcast and I wanted to soak in the colour of the place that is such an essential part of my week.   119 more words

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Answering Dublin Pride's Call

As summer approaches rapidly, preparations will shortly get underway for the Republic’s largest LGBT festival, but Dublin Pride also needs your help 

The Dublin Pride festival has grown vastly since it started out in the 1980’s. 464 more words

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The Irish State Visit

Just as most right thinking people would have welcomed the visit to the UK of the diminutive but beautifully eloquent President Michael D Higgins last week, I’m sure they would also welcome my own particular Holy Week State Visit of my dear Mother this week. 131 more words

Travels

SECRET YEATS AND THE IGNORED ARCANA

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SECRET YEATS AND THE IGNORED ARCANA

In the extravagantly magical/mystical life of Yeats, astrology was major and arguably this strangely secret public figure is insufficiently understood without factoring in this aspect of the esoteric. 7,646 more words