Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# allergan

All time
# Tax inversion
A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules
The new rules are aimed at stopping US companies setting up bases abroad.
# a bitter pill
Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland
But Simon Coveney insists the Republic is nobody’s tax haven.
# really big pharma
The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland
The deal between Pfizer and Allergan is the biggest so-called tax ‘inversion’ in corporate history.
# big big pharma
Major buyout by Dublin-based firm Actavis will create 'blockbuster' pharma player
The deal with Botox maker Allergan is worth a cool €53 billion.
# taking a shot
Ireland-based pharma firm's €43b merger is off, but it could get a Botox injection instead
Dublin-headquartered Shire and US company AbbVie pull the plug on their big pharma deal.
# Building
1,500 building jobs to be created over next two years
Hundreds of jobs will be created in the construction industry over the next couple of years as a result of recent announcements for foreign direct investment in Ireland, the Industrial Development Authority has said.
# Jobswatch
100 new tech jobs at Accenture
In second Irish jobs boost today, the management consultancy is looking for IT employees around the country with varying levels of experience.
# Jobswatch
Increase in Botox use to create 200 jobs in Mayo
As the product begins to be used to treat medical ailments, Allergan announces expansion to its Westport manufacturing plant.