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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Brian Lucey

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# Appletax
We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion
UCD Professor Moore McDowell says we have nothing to lose in appealing, while TCD Professor Brian Lucey says Ireland should let Apple fight its own battles.
# rotten apple?
"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists he will appeal the €13 billion Irish tax bill handed down to Apple by the European Commission.
# nation once again?
If a united Ireland DID result from Brexit, what would it do to our economy?
Such a situation has just become an awful lot more plausible in the wake of this morning’s referendum result.
# Brexit
'Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we'll do what we want' - Tory MP
Gordon Brown reckons a Brexit would make the UK akin to the ‘North Korea of Europe’. So… would it?
# spinning around
These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?
The country’s spin outs all in one place – but what do they need to survive?
# default in our stars
Argentina just burned its bondholders - could we have done the same?
What makes our situation different from theirs?
# Arrears
Buy-to-let mortgages have been "left to fester"
At the current rate, it will take 44 years to clear the buy-to-let arrears backlog.
# Promissory notes
"The time for burning bondholders is gone": economists address promissory notes
Oireachtas Committee for Finance has heard that Ireland should cancel or defer the repayment of promissory notes.