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# corruption index

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# corruption index
Ireland drops another place in global corruption ranking
Denmark was named the least corrupt state out of 176 countries, followed by New Zealand, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.
# (not quite) squeaky clean
Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world
We placed alongside Japan and Hong Kong in Transparency International’s corruption index.