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#State Aid

# state-aid - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines
# EU State Aid
# EU State Aid

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines

Feb 17th 2021, 10:56 AM 13,306 Views 26 Comments

Ryanair says it will appeal the decision to the highest EU court.

# state-aid - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion
# Tax
# Tax

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion

Jul 15th 2020, 12:16 PM 73,029 Views 113 Comments

Apple and Ireland won their appeal against the European Commission’s €13 billion tax ruling.

# state-aid - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today

Sep 17th 2019, 6:54 AM 23,087 Views 56 Comments

The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.

# state-aid - Friday 13 September, 2019

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week
# State Aid
# State Aid

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

Sep 13th 2019, 2:17 PM 13,824 Views 61 Comments

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

# state-aid - Thursday 18 October, 2018

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered
# State Aid
# State Aid

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered

Oct 18th 2018, 3:38 PM 33,517 Views 65 Comments

Ireland completed the recovery of the aid on 6 September.

# state-aid - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Sep 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 43,049 Views 110 Comments

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

# state-aid - Friday 18 May, 2018

Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account

May 18th 2018, 12:19 PM 24,362 Views 51 Comments

Just in time for the weekend and all.

# state-aid - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

Feb 16th 2017, 4:44 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

# state-aid - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill
# Tax Sovereignty
# Tax Sovereignty

Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill

Jan 31st 2017, 5:21 PM 32,396 Views 71 Comments

Margrethe Vestager added the deadline for Apple to deposit money into an escrow account has passed.

# state-aid - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 10:15 PM 36,550 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

# state-aid - Monday 27 July, 2015

France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair
# State Aid
# State Aid

France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair

Jul 27th 2015, 3:15 PM 17,185 Views 3 Comments

The EU wants €10 million in state aid recovered.

# state-aid - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme
# Rural Transport
# Rural Transport

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme

Oct 15th 2014, 1:36 PM 18,374 Views 49 Comments

Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.

# state-aid - Monday 29 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Does Apple have a 'sweetheart' tax deal with Ireland?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Does Apple have a 'sweetheart' tax deal with Ireland?

Sep 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,043 Views 17 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# state-aid - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Enda Kenny: No, I'm not worried about the investigation into Apple's Irish tax deal
# Chilled
# Chilled

Enda Kenny: No, I'm not worried about the investigation into Apple's Irish tax deal

Jun 18th 2014, 12:02 PM 3,997 Views 23 Comments

The Taoiseach is pretty confident that Ireland hasn’t broken any rules.

# state-aid - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Spanish football clubs may be investigated after a call from EU Ombudsman
# Competition
# Competition

Spanish football clubs may be investigated after a call from EU Ombudsman

Dec 17th 2013, 11:15 AM 9,938 Views 22 Comments

Emily O’Reilly told the European Commission to make a decision on an investigation which alleges seven clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid broke state aid rules.

# state-aid - Monday 8 July, 2013

Irish government gives €2m in funding for Sudan and South Sudan
# Sudan
# Sudan

Irish government gives €2m in funding for Sudan and South Sudan

Jul 8th 2013, 6:02 PM 4,685 Views 51 Comments

This emergency assistance brings our total support to the region to almost €5.5 million this year.

# state-aid - Sunday 17 March, 2013

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid
# State Aid
# State Aid

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid

Mar 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,850 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher said parts of Ireland would not have any industry if it wasn’t for the procurement of State aid.

# state-aid - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Joan Burton says rent supplement review a "positive" move
# Rental Supplement
# Rental Supplement

Joan Burton says rent supplement review a "positive" move

Feb 9th 2012, 6:00 AM 3,900 Views 17 Comments

Social Protection Minister says December review of rent supplement payments – which cost the State €503m in 2011 – was vital to reflect real rental prices but that ‘no-one will be left homeless’ by changes.