UK Residents Turn Irish Ahead of Brexit Vote

Irish authorities say they're receiving an "unprecedented" number of requests for passports, as some UK residents look to rebrand themselves as Irish ahead of the possibly calamitous result of the EU referendum. Read More >>

‘Vague’ Bomb Threat Forces Baffled Apple Staff to Evacuate Irish HQ

4,500 Irish Apple employees had a jolly morning of standing around in car parks yesterday, after local police received a "very vague threat" that there was an explosive device in one of the company's offices. Read More >>

Apple Adding Desk Space for 1,000 New Employees in Ireland

The not entirely glamorous Hollyhill Industrial Estate in Cork -- where Apple's EU divisions send all their unmarked bank notes -- is set to expand, with the tech giant announcing a plan to create new building space with room for an additional 1,000 staff. Read More >>

Apple Warns of 10-Year Irish Back Tax Bill

Apple has gone public with concerns about the investigation of its tax arrangements with Irish authorities, warning shareholders that it might face a demand for 10 years of back payments of tax should the EC rule against the Irish tax position. Read More >>

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Amazing St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails: Don’t Stoop to Green Beer

Listen, friends don't let friends drink green beer. We're talking about cheap beer, plus green. It is more than possible to make a drink that pays homage to The Emerald Isle without compromising your dignity in the process. Here are a few great ones. Read More >>

Ireland Wants to Close Super-Corporation Tax Loophole, as Exploited by Apple

Apple's tax affairs might be about to get a little more complicated, thanks to the Irish government attempting to shut one of the more common tax avoidance schemes used by wealthy companies. Read More >>

Facebook Turns Off Facial Recognition Software In the EU

Had a good few too many on a night out and one of your friends is a snap-happy, camera-toting madman? Fingers crossed that they don't tag you, but if they do, have no worries about some of those drunken untagged photos of you popping up in the Tag Suggest feature on Facebook, as the social networking giant's facial recognition software is soon to be switched off in the European Union due to privacy concerns. Read More >>

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Make Awesome Jelly Shots Your Liver Will Hate for St. Patrick’s Day

For some reason, we humans love to make solid foods liquid, and liquid foods solid. Key Lime Pie Martini? White Russian Ice Cream? I rest my case. Today, in honour of St. Paddy's Day, we're taking three Irish liquids, and making them into one awesome solid. Read More >>