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From TheJournal.ie High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds Tax Loophole

High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds

Edmund Honohan has said there are many similarities to be drawn with the Apple case being taken.

From TheJournal.ie No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax Revenue Commissioners

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told the Dáil that there are no plans to legislate as the case was dealt with successfully.

From TheJournal.ie Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party Royal Family

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back Loophole

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back

The philanthropist gave away the equivalent of 75% of Trump’s wealth last year.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil can act "very quickly" to fix Section 99 problems, minister insists Suspended Sentences

Dáil can act "very quickly" to fix Section 99 problems, minister insists

It follows a High Court ruling yesterday concerning the law governing suspended sentences.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole In Irish Please

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole

This closes the loophole for future cases but the status of previous tickets remains unclear

From TheJournal.ie There's a hole in Facebook's security that leaves you open to attackers Flaw

There's a hole in Facebook's security that leaves you open to attackers

But you can fix it pretty easily.

From TheJournal.ie Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you? Too Much Information?

Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?

In the short-term, it can.

From TheJournal.ie 'Celine's law' proposals to prevent killers profiting don't go far enough, says family Family Home

'Celine's law' proposals to prevent killers profiting don't go far enough, says family

A new report by the Law Reform Commission is aimed at closing a loophole highlighted by the Eamonn Lillis case.

From TheJournal.ie Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law Loophole

Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law

If you paid by cash upon delivery, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners using loophole to get out of jail early Want To Break Free

Prisoners using loophole to get out of jail early

Frances Fitzgerald is asking the Supreme Court to clarify the law.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Is it okay to break Lent on St Patrick's Day? Loophole This post contains a poll

Open thread: Is it okay to break Lent on St Patrick's Day?

Are you currently sitting in a sea of sweet wrappers?

From TheJournal.ie What the world thought of Ireland accidentally legalising ecstasy and a load of other drugs Loophole
From TheJournal.ie Is Ireland becoming a "safe haven" for sex offenders? Loophole

Is Ireland becoming a "safe haven" for sex offenders?

An independent TD says a loophole means it is.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW Loophole

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW

A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.

From TheJournal.ie Have animal circuses been banned from Kildare? Loophole

Have animal circuses been banned from Kildare?

A motion on banning circuses from using public land passed through Kildare County Council yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all Not So Fast

Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all

The Department of Finance confirmed that a loophole allowing ministers to claim the charges as an expense was set to be closed.

From TheJournal.ie Legal loophole makes it harder to prosecute people who plant hidden cameras Sexual Gratification

Legal loophole makes it harder to prosecute people who plant hidden cameras

There is no specific law prohibiting undercover recording for voyeuristic purposes.

From The42 Toulon's Steffon Armitage is considering playing for France - report Loophole

Toulon's Steffon Armitage is considering playing for France - report

The 28-year-old has already been capped five times by England.

From TheJournal.ie Security flaw on Android version of WhatsApp could leave user chats exposed Loophole

Security flaw on Android version of WhatsApp could leave user chats exposed

The flaw would allow another app to access a user’s entire database of chats by accessing their SD card.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to close 21-year-old legal ‘loophole’ on incest Courts

Dáil to close 21-year-old legal ‘loophole’ on incest

Under current law, a man can face up to life imprisonment if convicted, whereas a woman can only be sentenced to a maximum of seven years.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan cracks down on 'stateless' companies registered in Ireland for tax Budget 2014

Noonan cracks down on 'stateless' companies registered in Ireland for tax

The Minister also reaffirmed the Government’s long-held commitment to not change the corporation tax rate.

From The42 NHL players embarrassingly help each other through new fight loophole Fight Club

NHL players embarrassingly help each other through new fight loophole

It all starts so civilised with the fighters kindly removing their opponent’s helmet.

From TheJournal.ie Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens Third Level

Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens

Up until now, students who are resident in Ireland but whose families are from outside the EU get free primary and secondary education – but have had to pay more than €10,000 per year at third level.

From TheJournal.ie Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister Loophole

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister

A Japanese minister said criticism of whaling is “a cultural attack, a kind of prejudice against Japanese culture”.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions Repossession

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions

The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes Repossession

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes

The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban Sharks

MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban

The passing of this vote means that all sharks caught by EU vessels have to be landed intact.