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Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling
The European Commission previously ordered the US company to hand back €13 billion in unpaid tax.
A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.
It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?
Experts say that increased Irish influence in Europe could come at a cost.
Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.
Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?
Test your knowledge with this quiz on former coalitions.
Fine Gael Cabinet cull: The eight former ministers who didn't get one of the top jobs
Here’s who didn’t make the cut.
From 'unthinkable' to inevitable: How FF and FG learned to stop worrying and enter coalition
It was “unthinkable” a few generations ago, but the two old enemies have now entered government.
Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.
It's a yes: FF, FG and Greens to enter coalition after members back government deal
Martin can expect to be elected taoiseach when the Dáil meets in the Convention Centre tomorrow.
The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.
Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?
Ireland could be facing into a second election if the programme fails to pass through any of the three parties.
If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'
Members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are currently voting on a proposed programme for government.
Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.
The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?
Micheál Martin, Leo Varadkar and Eamon Ryan will be carving up the Cabinet positions. Here’s who we predict.
Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it
Neasa Hourigan said reducing carbon emissions will likely be back-loaded, and the deal doesn’t do enough in terms of housing.
Leo Varadkar seeks to woo Independents in order to bolster government support
The coalition between FG-FF and the Greens brings government support to 84. But Leo Varadkar says he wants to go further.
Éamon Ó Cuív and Saoirse McHugh say they won't back programme for government
Ó Cuív said he “seriously” fears for the future of Fianna Fáil.
Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government
The Green Party have voted in favour of the proposed programme for government but there have been four abstentions.
Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government
Fine Gael and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have repeatedly outlined their opposition to the Bill.
Leo Varadkar says he's happy enough Micheál Martin will get first go as Taoiseach in new government
Varadkar will take on the role of either Minister for Enterprise, Finance or Foreign Affairs.
Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government
The programme will now have to be voted on by the parties’ members.
No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume
It is expected a deal will be signed off.
More than twice as many people want Varadkar to stay as Taoiseach than for Martin to take over
That’s according to a new opinion poll for the Sunday Times.
Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat
DeSouza was involved in a legal battle with the UK Home Office until last month.
Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.
Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend
Negotiators from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to continue their talks into the weekend.
Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal
It is understood some progress was made in relation to agriculture and emissions, with parties signing off on the 7% target.
Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal
The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.
'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks
Good progress was made yesterday but there is still disagreement on some issues according to Fine Gael’s Martin Heydon.
Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government
All sides will attempt to agree a significant number of policies today.
Fine Gael 'treads carefully', but Fianna Fáil is eager to fast-track reopening of the country
Senior figures in Fianna Fáil have been questioning some of the guidelines this week.
Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'
Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.
Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic
Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.
After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today
Fine Gael accused some Fianna Fáil TDs of “damaging” the talks process at the weekend.
Social Democrats rule out entering coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
The party raised concerns about austerity in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party
The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.
FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens
The Green Party entered into formal talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael today.
'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation
Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.
FF and FG tell the Greens they want to 'tease out' how 7% emissions reduction might be achieved
Responding in a letter to the Green Party, Martin and Varadkar make a number of commitments.
Labour Party asks Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil five questions on government formation
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are due to respond to the Greens’ questions in a letter to be sent this afternoon.