Minister for Finance Michael Noonan moved last year to scrap an Irish legal provision which was used by Apple to minimise its tax burden.
ASOS has left investors nursing wounds - but the website's young shoppers could see prices fall. Business is going from bad to worse at ASOS as shares in the online fashion retailer plunged in response to a third profit warning of 2014.
The wallet and purse have become redundant with the launch of a rubber wristband that can be used to pay for a bus journey or buy a coffee.
Britain's banks have quietly moved millions of banknotes to north of the border to cope with a surge in demand in the event that Scotland votes leaves the Union.
Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive of Galliford Try for nearly a decade, has pledged to retire from the builder he joined as a 17-year-old tea boy.